February 27, 2014 at 3:00PM • 60 minutes
Mat Marquis, chair of the W3C Responsive Images Community Group, sits down with Zeldman to discuss guidelines for responsive images in multi-device design. The two web designers discuss the history, theory, and multi-leveled challenge of responsive images, the path to standardization, and what browsers will do next.
The goal of a “responsive images” solution is to deliver images optimized for the end user’s context, rather than serving the largest potentially necessary image to everyone. Unfortunately, this hasn’t been quite so simple in practice as it is in theory.
February 13, 2014 at 3:00PM • 57 minutes
Andy Clarke and Zeldman discuss 10 years of web design history, running a successful freelance design business, the importance of writing, approaches to public speaking, CSS3 easter eggs, growing your small design studio business, responsive web design, and more.
February 4, 2014 at 3:00PM • 51 minutes
Nicole Sullivan talks about running CSS Conf, building scalable systems that won’t break, designing for speed and performance, learning Ruby, Object Oriented CSS, a CSS Style Guide, Type-o-matic, practical takeaways from stunt CSS, pairing as a work method, sexism and racism tests, and setting aside biases when selecting conference sessions.
January 23, 2014 at 3:00PM • 52 minutes
Robin Berjon and Jeffrey Zeldman have a rational conversation about EME, DRM, the MPAA, and the W3C.
January 18, 2014 at 3:00PM • 58 minutes
Sarah Parmenter talks about rethinking the designer’s role in the era of flat design; launching a design-led business—from concept to franchising in four months; misbehaving Fusion Drives, cracked Retina screens and other digital-age delights.
January 9, 2014 at 3:00PM • 52 minutes
Sang Shin and David Yoon, co-creators of Been, discuss social bookmarking and the failure of cookies with host Jeffrey Zeldman.
December 19, 2013 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 5 minutes
Jason Fried, the notoriously private designer/writer/entrepreneur opens up about love, marketing, product design, and the secret behind The New York Times Bestseller list.
November 21, 2013 at 3:00PM • 55 minutes
Michael Simmons, co-creator of the Fantastical app (#1 Apple Store app), talks with host Jeffrey Zeldman about artificial intelligence and machine learning, why iOS 7 is more than a skin job, the design of Fantastical (and Fantastical 2), the Apple ecosystem, sweating the details, developing a natural language parser, reinventing calendar software, why “you have to ship,” how to stay inspired on a long-term project, how to do a huge launch with no budget, what Microsoft was great at, Apple’s product design strategy, starting simple, human interface guidelines, and more.
November 14, 2013 at 2:00PM • 48 minutes
November 7, 2013 at 2:00PM • 55 minutes
Type nerds, unite! Nick Sherman (The Font Bureau, Webtype, Fonts In Use, A List Apart) and Jeffrey Zeldman geek out on responsive type, 21st century hinting, typefaces designed from scratch for onscreen reading at small sizes, things you still can’t do on the web, EDID and other standards, type used in blaxploitation posters, punk rock, pizza, and more.