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On the Grid

Thinking out loud about design weekly.

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Hosted by Andy Mangold, Dan Auer, and Matt McInerney.



#68: The Distant Future

May 29, 2014 at 9:00PM • 44 minutes

This week we answered a listener's email about designing for the near future. And hopefully our discussion extends to the distant future as well.


#67: Playgrounds

June 5, 2014 at 9:00PM • 40 minutes

This week we talked about Apple's WWDC event and learning in designed systems.


#66: It's a Pouch, Not a Hammer

May 22, 2014 at 9:00PM • 41 minutes

This week we discussed finding furniture and devices that are designed to disable technology.


#65: Emoji Man Runs Away From Fire

May 18, 2014 at 9:00PM • 56 minutes

This week we discussed haircuts, texting during an emergency and the death of Square Wallet.


#64: Survey Says

May 11, 2014 at 9:00PM • 47 minutes

This week we addressed your responses to the survey that we mentioned on the past few episodes. If this is the first time you're listening the show, we'd recommend listening to a few previous episodes first and coming back to this one.


#63: Lose Your Seat

May 1, 2014 at 9:00PM • 54 minutes

This week we talked about possible losing our seats.


#62: Clever

April 24, 2014 at 9:00PM • 54 minutes

This week talked about clever design, social design, dogmas, fact checking and voting.


#61: Tourism

April 17, 2014 at 9:00PM • 43 minutes

This week we talked about Mobb Deep and Dan's true calling.


#60: The Device is the Message

April 13, 2014 at 9:00PM • 52 minutes

This week we talked about the growing hill that is the web and the devices that shape our message.


#59: Chiseling Away

April 3, 2014 at 9:00PM • 50 minutes

Matt is back from vacation to follow up on Episode 36 about new design tools and then the open web vs. protecting your thing.