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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.



#128: Because I Said So

August 17, 2015 at 8:15PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Recorded August 13th, 2015. This week we talked about frustrating disagreements about taste, how you justify your decisions and objective rules of design...


#127: Design/Lead

August 10, 2015 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 1 minute

Recorded August 6th, 2015. This week we talked about the traits that make a great designer and the traits that make a great leader. Do they conflict?


#126: Complicated and Special

August 3, 2015 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Recorded July 30th, 2015. This week we talked about simplifying complex things... Or maintaining complexity.


#125: Growth and Frivolity

July 27, 2015 at 2:45PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

Recorded July 20th, 2015. This week: What if the economy of design rewarded different kinds of work? And what might that look like?


#124: Everything is Systems

July 20, 2015 at 8:15AM • 1 hour 10 minutes

Recorded July 16th, 2015. This week we talked about credit cards, governments, religions, mattresses, businesses a.k.a. systems.


#123: Show Your Work

July 13, 2015 at 1:30AM • 1 hour 1 minute

Recorded July 9th, 2015. This week Dan is out but Andy and I are here to talk about portfolios and the merits of showing your work publicly.


#122: Grid Boundaries

July 6, 2015 at 7:00AM • 1 hour 20 minutes

Recorded July 2nd, 2015. This week we talked about responsive design rules and grid systems on the web.


#121: Minecraft Part 2

July 1, 2015 at 10:45AM • 29 minutes

Recorded June 25th 2015. Andy, Satchell, and Dan return to Minecraft for part two of their journey.


#120: Minecraft Part 1

June 29, 2015 at 2:00AM • 39 minutes

Recorded June 18th 2015. Matt's out of town, so Andy and Dan play hooky and jump into Minecraft with our guest Satchell Drakes.


#119: Holds Water

June 15, 2015 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 17 minutes

Recorded June 9th, 2015. We were joined by guest Kristy Tillman.