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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.



#148: Window Shopping

January 11, 2016 at 8:15PM • 49 minutes

Recorded January 7th, 2016. This week Andy finally gave in and decided to create a portfolio for Friends of the Web.


#147: Feedback Wanted

December 29, 2015 at 9:30PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Recorded December 23rd, 2015. In our last episode of the year we responded to listener comments about how to improve the show.


#146: Things that are Good

December 21, 2015 at 10:45PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

Recorded December 15th, 2015. This week Andy digs in on an idea from the previous episode: Can anything ever be objectively good or bad?


#145: Finding the Thread

December 14, 2015 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

Recorded December 9th, 2015. This week we talked about designing something timeless... or at least designing something you can live with forever.


#144: Comptroller Can't Say...

December 7, 2015 at 8:45PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

Recorded December 1st, 2015. This week we talked about tradition and Andy's secret plans to run for office.


#143: Time Zones

November 30, 2015 at 7:45PM • 59 minutes

Recorded November 24th, 2015. This week: Design as a luxury service and what happens when you can't afford it.


#142: Avatar

November 23, 2015 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

Recorded November 17th, 2015. We discussed the symbols we create and rally around. And more on the next great American invention.


#141: My Jacket

November 16, 2015 at 9:15PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

Recorded November 10th, 2015. This week we discussed the next great American invention and the aesthetics of wealth.


#140: Drawing Realistic Apples

November 9, 2015 at 7:00PM • 57 minutes

Recorded November 5th, 2015. Exhaustion, Leases, Art, Madden and robot video games as a form of self-expression.


#139: Getting to the Bottom of Dan

November 2, 2015 at 9:15PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Recorded October 27th, 2015. This week we interviewed Dan.