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On the Grid

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On the Grid is a podcast featuring Matt McInerney, Andy Mangold & Dan Auer thinking out loud about design weekly.
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Episode 119: Holds Water

On the GridJun 09, 2015

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Episode 158: Finale
Mar 17, 201601:29:18
Episode 157: Matt and Andy
Mar 10, 201642:35
Episode 156: Content Information Copy Architecting Strategy

Episode 156: Content Information Copy Architecting Strategy

Recorded March 3rd, 2016. This week we talked about Content Strategy and Copywriting.
Mar 03, 201651:59
Episode 155: The Pitch

Episode 155: The Pitch

Recorded February 25th, 2016. This week we talked about... The Pitch.
Feb 25, 201655:26
Episode 154: Matching
Feb 18, 201652:48
Episode 151: Future Box
Feb 17, 201652:14
Episode 153 Fight The Chaos
Feb 11, 201650:24
Episode 152: Man Replies With More Tweets
Feb 03, 201648:60
Episode 150: Talent And Other Diseases
Jan 16, 201649:27
Episode 149: Double Back
Jan 13, 201651:35
Episode 148: Window Shopping
Jan 07, 201649:43
Episode 147: Feedback Wanted
Dec 23, 201501:13:32
Episode 146 - Things That Are Good
Dec 15, 201501:11:42
Episode 145: Finding The Thread

Episode 145: Finding The Thread

Recorded December 9th, 2015. This week we talked about designing something timeless... or at least designing something _you_ can live with forever.
Dec 09, 201501:01:41
Episode 144 - Comptroller Cant Say
Dec 01, 201501:08:10
Episode 143: Time Zones
Nov 23, 201559:04
Episode 142: Avatar
Nov 17, 201501:11:21
Episode 141: My Jacket
Nov 10, 201501:02:34
Episode 140: Drawing Realistic Apples
Nov 05, 201557:22
Episode 139: Getting To The Bottom Of Dan
Oct 27, 201501:13:40
Episode 138: A Very Practical Show
Oct 22, 201501:23:44
Episode 137: Five Stars Or Nothing
Oct 07, 201501:24:50
Episode 136 - Too Much To Ask
Oct 06, 201556:44
Episode 135: Lingo Bingo
Oct 01, 201501:08:54
Episode 134: Brought to you by...
Sep 24, 201501:21:23
Episode 133: Andysplaining
Sep 14, 201501:05:43
Episode 132: Exposure
Sep 08, 201501:35:12
Episode 131: Emotionally Invested
Sep 03, 201557:60
Episode 130: Storytelling
Aug 29, 201556:06
Episode 129: Steve Jobs Has No Belt
Aug 20, 201555:29
Episode 128: Because I Said So
Aug 13, 201501:06:01
Episode 127 - Design/Lead
Aug 05, 201501:01:37
Episode 126: Complicated And Special
Jul 29, 201501:06:13
Episode 121: Minecraft Part 2
Jul 25, 201529:43
Episode 125: Growth And Frivolity
Jul 20, 201501:07:18
Episode 124: Everything is Systems
Jul 15, 201501:10:49
Episode 123: Show Your Work
Jul 09, 201501:01:47
Episode 122: Grid Boundaries
Jul 02, 201501:20:31
Episode 120: Minecraft Part 1
Jun 18, 201539:15
Episode 119: Holds Water
Jun 09, 201501:17:40
Episode 118: Peak Butt Holding

Episode 118: Peak Butt Holding

Recorded June 2nd, 2015. We talked about Modernism. TrashDay.co
Andy on Instagram
Modern Architecture
Scourge
Maryland Institute College of Art Brown Center
William Morris
Prefabrication
Safdie Monograph
Monograph Matt worked on recently Zaha Hadid Monograph
Max Miedinger
Symbolset
Johnnie Walker bottle
"Alexander Walker introduced the iconic square bottle in 1870. This meant more bottles fitting the same space and resulted in fewer broken bottles. The other identifying characteristic of the Johnnie Walker bottle is the label, which is applied at an angle of 24 degrees and allows text to be made larger and more visible." Peter Behrens
Cartography
Tig Notaro Live
Two Things
Jun 02, 201501:24:45
Episode 117: David Bowie And Husky Dogs
May 26, 201501:00:04
Episode 116 - The Extra Mile
May 19, 201501:07:04
Episode 115 - Directions
May 14, 201501:18:47
Episode 114: Falling Flat
May 07, 201502:06:07
Episode 113: In Poor Taste
Apr 30, 201501:17:24
Episode 112: The Singularity
Apr 23, 201501:17:18
Episode 111: Creating A Disaster
Apr 15, 201501:06:49
Episode 110: Meandering Delusions
Apr 09, 201501:06:58
Episode 109: Next Level
Mar 31, 201501:58:13
Episode 108: On The Lam
Mar 26, 201557:43
Episode 104: Chaos Muppet
Mar 26, 201501:14:40
Episode 107: Qualifications
Mar 18, 201501:19:54
Episode 106 - Humbled
Mar 12, 201501:04:09
Episode 105: Idiot Thought Leaders
Mar 05, 201501:23:43
Episode 103 - Homogeneity
Feb 17, 201501:18:41
Episode 102: 1,750 Drawings
Feb 11, 201501:04:48
Episode 101: Unfair Advantage
Feb 04, 201501:05:06
Episode 100: Growing Up
Jan 28, 201501:12:60
Episode 99: A Recipe For
Jan 21, 201501:01:31
Episode 98: Singular Vision
Jan 15, 201501:03:50
Episode 97: Bouba Kiki
Jan 07, 201545:57
Episode 96: Cruelty Percentage
Dec 31, 201459:56
Episode 95: Working Out New Material
Dec 18, 201453:06
Episode 94: House Rules
Dec 11, 201401:07:48
Episode 93: Last Line Of Defense
Dec 03, 201401:08:45
Episode 92: Contributor
Nov 25, 201458:32
Episode 91: Separating
Nov 19, 201401:00:59
Episode 90: The Dolphin Variant
Nov 13, 201401:08:53
Episode 89: Radar
Nov 06, 201455:47
Episode 88: Hype
Oct 29, 201453:57
Episode 87 - Infinite Monkey Theorem
Oct 21, 201457:49
Episode 86: Fusion
Oct 14, 201401:04:50
Episode 85: No Limit
Oct 07, 201457:40
Episode 84: Big In Germany
Oct 01, 201454:13
Episode 83: Office Space

Episode 83: Office Space

Recorded September 25th, 2014

This week we answered some listener mail about the spaces we work in and how we design our lives.

Note: the audio issues early in the episode only last for the first minute.

Sep 23, 201454:24
Episode 82: Dan Auer Could Be Banksy
Sep 16, 201401:03:02
Episode 81: Praiseworthy
Sep 10, 201444:56
Episode 80: Die Neue Web Typographie
Sep 03, 201457:04
Episode 79: Average Confidence
Aug 27, 201456:55
Episode 78: Unqualified
Aug 20, 201448:00
Episode 77: Contested
Aug 13, 201401:20:27
Episode 76: Say You Don't Know
Aug 07, 201401:14:19
Episode 75: A Very Particular Set Of Skills
Jul 31, 201452:41
Episode 74: Better Judgement
Jul 24, 201452:39
Episode 73: The Stories We Tell Ourselves
Jul 17, 201401:07:08
Episode 72: Turning The Knobs
Jul 03, 201447:01
Episode 71: Forever The Devil's Advocate
Jun 26, 201401:01:29
Episode 70: Pinspiration
Jun 19, 201450:26
Episode 69: On the Leading
Jun 15, 201401:00:50
Episode 67: Playgrounds
Jun 05, 201440:51
Episode 68: The Distant Future
May 29, 201444:34
Episode 66: It's A Pouch, Not A Hammer
May 22, 201441:05
Episode 20: Came Through A Trash Can
May 18, 201401:03:11
Episode 11: The Good Fight
May 18, 201446:18
Episode 65: Emoji Man Runs Away From Fire
May 18, 201456:21
Episode 64: Survey Says

Episode 64: Survey Says

recorded on May 11th, 2014

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.

May 11, 201447:49
Episode 63: Lose Your Seat
May 01, 201454:16
Episode 62: Clever
Apr 24, 201454:16
Episode 61: Tourism
Apr 17, 201443:37
Episode 60: The Device Is The Message
Apr 13, 201452:22
Episode 59: Chiseling Away
Apr 03, 201450:26
Episode 58: Rift
Mar 27, 201443:22
Episode 57: Wearing Out
Mar 20, 201448:23
Episode 56: Bound 2
Mar 13, 201448:24
Episode 55: Little Boxes
Mar 06, 201434:20
Episode 54: Code-switching
Feb 27, 201443:46
Episode 53: Checkboxing
Feb 20, 201446:04
Episode 52: Team Teamwork
Feb 13, 201448:27
Episode 51: They Took Our Jobs

Episode 51: They Took Our Jobs

This week we answered an email about comparing your work to young designers and self doubt. (Also we talked about Flappy Bird before it was taken down)

Feb 06, 201444:01
Episode 50: Macklemore Is Candy Crush
Jan 30, 201451:18
Episode 49: Robodesigners
Jan 23, 201440:43
Episode 48: Talk Is Cheap
Jan 09, 201438:59
Episode 46: 2013 In Design
Dec 28, 201342:43
Episode 47: Fuck It Lets Do It

Episode 47: Fuck It Lets Do It

This week we were joined by Mitch Goldstein. Mitch has taught at RISD, MICA, VCU, and Rhode Island College. He currently teaches at RIT. You may also know him as Angry Paul Rand.

Mitch’s Reading List

Dec 19, 201356:17
Episode 45: Player Piano
Dec 14, 201337:09
Episode 44: Utopia
Dec 05, 201341:14
Episode 43: In Flux
Nov 24, 201340:28
Episode 42: Cult Of Authenticity
Nov 14, 201335:21
Episode 18: Textual Orientation
Nov 07, 201350:05
Episode 41: Fort Knocks
Nov 07, 201334:20
Episode 40: Making The Team
Oct 31, 201344:08
Episode 39: The Teachings Of Mangold
Sep 11, 201343:52
Episode 6: Skeuomorphonostalgism
Aug 25, 201301:26:32
Episode 38: The Dark Side
Jul 28, 201354:12
Episode 37: IveOS 7
Jun 24, 201352:59
Episode 36: Tools Of The Trade
Jun 10, 201359:16
Episode 35: They Do Exist
May 27, 201341:55
Episode 34: Australian For Money
Apr 28, 201349:44
Episode 33: Salvation
Apr 07, 201336:33
Episode 32: Name Calling
Mar 24, 201342:00
Episode 31: Steal  The Show
Mar 14, 201357:24
Episode 30: Make It Worse
Mar 03, 201347:52
Episode 29: College Rules
Feb 20, 201351:15
Episode 28: Canned Brand
Feb 04, 201301:04:55
Episode 27: Identity Crisis
Jan 20, 201345:06
Episode 26: Certified
Jan 13, 201343:34
Episode 25: Dwelling
Jan 05, 201348:55
Episode 24: 2012 In Design
Dec 29, 201201:02:37
Episode 23: Most Of The Internet Is Dead
Dec 19, 201247:47
Episode 22: UC What I Did There
Dec 11, 201251:09
Episode 21: Fine Dining
Nov 29, 201248:03
Episode 19: Not So Fast
Nov 14, 201244:31
Episode 17: Heeeeres Jony
Oct 31, 201242:51
Episode 16: Hitting Nails With Rocks
Oct 24, 201201:04:03
Episode 15: Game Plan
Oct 09, 201239:53
Episode 14: Flatline
Oct 03, 201254:10
Episode 13: For Whom The Maps Troll
Sep 25, 201246:20
Episode 12: Brand New Kung Fu
Sep 18, 201201:04:09
Episode 9: Waiting Online
Sep 12, 201240:42
Episode 8: Limited
Sep 12, 201201:03:48
Episode 10: Shiny Toy Guns
Sep 02, 201252:13
Episode 7: Squaring Up
Aug 29, 201242:14
Special 1: App Dot Net
Aug 28, 201255:47
Episode 5: Build Destroy Build
Aug 14, 201255:26
Episode 4: Free Doughnuts
Aug 11, 201259:49
Episode 3: Designing Economies
Aug 07, 201253:50
Episode 2: A Public Outcry

Episode 2: A Public Outcry

This week we discussed public reactions to design, critique in the modern day, and endless amounts of creative content on the internet.

Links Mentioned this Episode:

Faux Microsoft Rebrand

London’s Shard Opens

The Future of the New York Public Library

Jack Cheng’s Novel on Kickstarter

If you have some thoughtful feedback, leave a comment here, email us (mail at onthegrid dot co), or even call us if want us to possibly play your comments on the show: (973) ON-GRID-2

If you want to share a topic, tweet a link with the hashtag #onthegrid

Jul 31, 201201:02:07
Episode 1: Replacing Your Eyes

Episode 1: Replacing Your Eyes

We’re posting our pilot episode of On the Grid! We’ve been recording the show for a few weeks now, we’ve done tests that will probably never see the light of day, and we’re finally ready to launch episode one.

We plan on using the show to discuss design through recent events and news. Hopefully you’ll enjoy a mix of design conversation, joking side comments, and discussion of the issues that affect us as designers.

Below are some links to articles and topics discussed:

Google Glasses

Books that Read You

Someone is Coming to Eat You

Apple supporting Podcasts responsible for Twitter?

Apple’s new Podcast App

Dieter Rams’ 10 Principles of Good Design

Skeuomorphism

Functional Fonts: Symbolset

Rdio redesign

Dribbble is Not a Platform for Critique

Studio 360 Redesigns: Know Canada

We’re very excited to start this new podcast, and we know it will be may a bit of a process to find our voice, so we can appreciate a good to critique. If you have some thoughtful feedback, leave a comment here, email us (mail at onthegrid dot co), or even call us if want us to possibly play your comments on the show: (973) ON-GRID-2

If you want to share a topic, tweet a link with the hashtag #onthegrid

We also continue to design our logo, so we’ll keep posting those here.

Don’t forget to subscribe.

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Jul 24, 201201:21:18