By Andy Page and Patrick Cox
Andy and Patrick speak to real, practicing designers to learn how they perform their everyday tasks, then share that with you so you can level up your design skills with them.
Design MuchSep 23, 2021
139 - The Last Dance
Andy and Patrick sit down or the last time on Design Much
May 04, 202201:06:04
138 - Finding True Love with UX Design featuring Michal Chaplin
Michal Chaplin joins Andy and Patrick to chat about her experiences finding a love of UX
Apr 25, 202244:33
137 - How to Stay Creative with Michael Nielsen
Andy sits down with Michael Nielsen to chat about how you can stay creative in all your endeavors
Apr 12, 202247:05
136 - UX Myths with Logan Williams
Logan Williams joins Andy and Patrick to discuss some common UX myths
Mar 08, 202249:39
135 - How to Rollout a Redesign with Mike Hall
Mike Hall joined Andy and Patrick to chat about the best practices for rolling out a redesign
Feb 15, 202248:21
134 - So You're Just a Mockup Artist with Tim Hansen
The legendary Tim Hansen joins Andy and Patrick to chat about what happens if you feel like just a mockup artist
Feb 08, 202253:51
133 - Design Team of One with Jordan Reading
Jordan Reading joins the podcast to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of being the lone designer
Feb 01, 202244:37
132 - Do Designers Make Good PMs with Michael Nielsen
Andy and Patrick are joined by friend of the show Michael Nielsen to discuss whether designers have the chops to become PM's
Jan 25, 202248:54
131 - A Very Special Design Much Christmas
Andy and Patrick read The Polar Express, sort of.
Dec 20, 202133:28
130 - Alignment, Priorities, Ramen, 5th Ave Bar
Andy and Patrick chat about team alignment, oh and also, ramen and candy.
Dec 15, 202101:06:29
129 - Path from IC to Management and Soft Skills
Andy and Patrick sit down to chat about how you can move from an individual contributor role to a management role. Also, they discuss the important of soft skills and growth.
Dec 01, 202101:01:19
128 - Are You Afraid of the Dark IIII
Halloween came a bit later this year for Design Much.
Nov 11, 202101:08:33
127 - Building a Super Fantastic Design Team
Sir Ben Picard submits a very regal topic for Andy and Patrick to dissect
Oct 14, 202151:09
126 - Designers Should Business with Derek Boman
Andy sits down with Derek Boman, Director User Experience Design at MX, to chat about how understanding your business's needs will help you be a better designer
Oct 07, 202146:53
125 - It’s Really, Really, Really, Important to Know Who You are So You can be Effective at What You Want to Accomplish
Andy and Patrick sit down to tackle the longest topic ever submitted on the pod
Sep 23, 202150:07
124 - What's the Difference Between a Jr, Mid, and Senior Designer
Andy and Patrick discuss the the intricacies of the design levels
Sep 16, 202154:46
123 - Whitespace Much?
Andy and Patrick chat about what whitespace is and how to know if there is enough or not.
Sep 02, 202133:23
122 - Dots and How to Survive Toxic Culture, as a Designer
Andy talks while Patrick eats dots.
Aug 18, 202157:43
121 - How to Handle Burnout
Andy and Patrick chat about how to handle burnout and why Andy didn't know who George Harrison was
Aug 12, 202148:55
120 - The Final Episode and What to Look for in a New Job
Andy and Patrick open up about who really controls the podcast and why this is not the final episode. Also, a huge sausage versus bacon debate.
Aug 03, 202101:08:44
119 - Design Sprints
Andy has a new mic which just makes his voice feel even more smooth and elegant, so why not listen to him talk about Design Sprints.
Jul 21, 202146:14
118 - How to be Heard: A Very Special Design Much Special
Andy and Patrick span the globe of topics, from ethics in design, to design twitter, to shampoo bottle design, to how you can be heard as a designer
Jul 07, 202101:08:06
117 - Starting a Design Career feat. Our Adopted Son Brian Talbert
Andy and Patrick sit down with the Design Much adopted son Brian Talbert to discuss starting a career in design.
Jun 30, 202145:39
116 - Moonlighting
Andy and Patrick chat about moonlighting
Jun 17, 202149:41
115 - What Impact Do You Want To Make
Andy and Patrick discuss their favorite sitcoms before discussing what kind of impact they would like to make on their companies and career.
Jun 08, 202154:28
114 - Developer Handoff
Right after Andy and Patrick chat about our poor system of sizing clothing they jump into best practices for developer handoff
Jun 03, 202101:10:01
113 - How to Work Better with Your Manager
Andy and Patrick chat about ideas on how to improve your relationship with your manager.
May 20, 202147:50
112 - Why Designers Change Jobs Frequently
Andy and Patrick tackle baked potato toppings and why designers seem to change job frequently
May 13, 202101:04:21
111 - Activities that Slow Designers Down
Andy and Patrick chit chat about activities that slow down designers.
May 06, 202154:24
110 - Reach Out of Your Comfort Zone feat. Nikki Isaacson
Andy and Patrick sit down with Nikki Isaacson to discuss her rise to fame and fortune as a UX design manager.
Apr 28, 202135:51
109 - It's Evolved Over the Years feat. Dillon Winspear
Dillon Winspear, host of Designed Today podcast, joined Andy and Patrick to talk about evolving as a designer
Apr 20, 202158:01
108 - Aliens have to have Great UI
Tom Delong sends in a topic about aliens, Andy and Patrick talk about alien UI and humanity in general
Apr 15, 202148:29
107 - How Many People Does it Take to Ship a Feature
Matt Born writes in: How many people does it take to screw in a lightbulb, or how many people does it take to ship a feature?
Apr 01, 202101:01:09
106 - This is Actually Pretty Difficult feat. Andy Page
Patrick sat down with Andy to discuss his path to design.
Mar 24, 202148:30
105 - Get in the Car feat. Patrick Cox
Andy digs deep into the the brain of Patrick Cox to find out how he ticks.
Mar 16, 202145:04
104 - Potato Farming feat. Jason Metzgar
Andy and Patrick sit down with Jason Metzgar and discover how hit ticks.
Mar 10, 202140:54
103 - What is the UX Hill You Die on Regularly
Andy and Patrick discuss what hills they die on and why
Mar 01, 202146:45
102 - Mischievous Mess Making (feat. Matt Born)
Matt Born joins the pod to chat about his path a designer and how building relationship can help build your own career.
Feb 17, 202143:15
101 - Do Engineers Make Good Designers
Today's topic, Andy and Patrick tackle the age old question... do engineers make good designers?
Feb 09, 202149:47
100 - Celebrating 100 with Jordan Reading, Michael Neilsen, Allison Zubal, Alli Clark, Nick Bluth and Danaan Clarke
Andy and Patrick celebrate the 100th episode of the pod by chatting with some of their favorite guests
Feb 03, 202158:24
099 - Are Square Space and Web Flow Viable Options for Freelance Work
Andy and Patrick discuss Squarespace, Web Flow and other platforms used for freelance design work
Jan 27, 202142:46
098 - What Rules Should Every Designer Break
Andy and Patrick chit chat about the rules every designer should break.
Jan 19, 202143:54
097 - How to Start a Research Program (Feat. Elissa Lauber)
Elissa Lauber jumps on the pod with Andy and Patrick to discuss how you can build your own research program at your company.
Jan 12, 202131:10
096 - How to Save Christmas
Andy and Patrick try to figure out the best way to save Christmas
Dec 15, 202047:27
095 - How Do You Check Design Quality with Developers
Andy and Patrick chat about design QA, radio voices and The Mandalorean
Dec 10, 202041:50
094 - Being a UX Leader on Your Team (feat. Alli Clark)
Andy sat down with awesome special guest Alli Clark to discuss how anyone can be a UX leader on their team.
Nov 24, 202033:53
093 - Physical Products, Digital Products, and Snapping
Patrick blows Andy's mind with his ability to snap using his ring finger as well as his index finger.
Nov 18, 202044:57
092 - How Often Should We Be Validating Working Software
Andy and Patrick sit down via the interwebs to discuss ow often we should be validating working software.
Nov 10, 202044:18
091 - What Does the Term “Clean” Refer to in Design
Andy and Patrick record the dirtiest episode yet.
Nov 03, 202051:47
090 - Are You Afraid of the Dark III (feat. Michael Nielsen)
Andy and Patrick sit down beside the campfire to tell scary stories when PM legend Michael Nielsen jumps out of the bushes.
Oct 27, 202047:53