April 25, 2013 at 2:30PM • 37 minutes
A 28-year-old Rubyist, Skillsharer, storyteller, and entrepreneur, Avi founded @designerpages and NYC on Rails before creating The Flatiron School—a 12 week, full-time program designed to turn you into a web developer.
April 11, 2013 at 3:30PM • 54 minutes
Greg Storey (@Brilliantcrank) of Happy Cog and Airbag Industries is Jeffrey's guest in Episode No. 88 of The Big Web Show.
The two designers discuss the Austin tech and design scene; on-premises versus remote worker models; Greg's upcoming book (with Carl Smith) for people transitioning to web design; new methods of publishing on multiple platforms; modern web typography; and the inspiration behind the Digital PM Summit.
April 5, 2013 at 12:30PM • 49 minutes
Squarespace founder and CEO Anthony Casalena (@acasalena) is my guest in Episode No. 87 of The Big Web Show ("everything web that matters").
We discuss the platform's capabilities and the three markets it serves (consumer, designer, developer); the journey from one-person start-up to 120-person company; the launch of Squarespace's new e-commerce platform; how to design a start-up that makes money the day it launches; ways to build community around a non-open-source platform; the effectiveness of good old-fashioned traditional advertising in marketing an internet company like Squarespace; staffing up and laying people off; and much more.
March 28, 2013 at 7:00PM • 53 minutes
Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Monkey Do studio co-founders Michael Pick and Tim Murtaugh, the design and development team behind the A List Apart and An Event Apart redesigns, HTML5 Reset, Edible City, and client projects including Scientific American, World Science Festival, and EconoMonitor.
Mike, Tim, and Jeffrey discuss the A List Apart redesign, responsive images and type, CSS Zen Garden, organic design processes, the future of CMS systems, designing a food truck app, and more.
March 18, 2013 at 11:00AM • 46 minutes
Jeffrey talks with designer, developer, author, lecturer, and entrepreneur Dan Cederholm (Dribbble, Simplebits).
March 7, 2013 at 2:30PM • 51 minutes
Dalton Caldwell, CEO and co-founder of App.net, is Jeffrey Zeldman's guest in Episode No. 84 of The Big Web Show, sponsored by Happy Cog™.
February 28, 2013 at 3:00PM • 49 minutes
February 21, 2013 at 1:00PM • 43 minutes
Cindy Chastain, Creative Director & Experience Strategist at R/GA—plus actress, screenwriter, and freelance strategist—is Jeffrey Zeldman's guest in Episode No. 82 of The Big Web Show, sponsored by Happy Cog.
January 24, 2013 at 3:15PM • 45 minutes
In Episode No. 81 of The Big Web Show ("Everything Web That Matters") host Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Tina Roth Eisenberg, creator of swissmiss and tattly and co-founder of Creative Mornings and TeuxDeux. The two designers discuss discovering your path as a designer; why the motto "let it go or fix it" can help you create great product ideas; how to be a good boss; and how having children can have a profoundly positive influence your career.
January 17, 2013 at 2:15PM • 58 minutes
In Episode No. 80 of The Big Web Show ("Everything Web That Matters") host Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Daring Fireball author John Gruber about his background in computer programming and journalism; the joy of designing print layouts with QuarkXPress and the transition from print to web; why investors who are angry at Apple have it wrong; why some web standards geeks who once passionately disliked Apple have grown warmer toward the company; and the secret story behind the name, "Daring Fireball."
Special guest John Gruber.