This week, Chris and Jon talk about why good writing skills are essential for doing good design. Obviously other things are important too, but writing is just one of those ‘core skills’ every designer must have. Stay tuned to this episode!

Also, here’s a link to the spreadsheet to check the length of your UI text in different languages! (It’s a Google Doc)


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This week Chris and Jon talk about awful meetings, why we have to have them, and what we can do about them. There’s lots of useful information to help you have better meetings, so definitely stick around for this one!

Along with all that, we mentioned a couple other things on the show…

First, the book by Sarah Cooper:

100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings: How to Get By Without Even Trying
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We were also included on CSS Author’s list of Best UX Podcasts!
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At long last, here’s episode 51! Yaaaaaayyyyyy!!! This week, Chris and Jon discuss production design and how we transition from the big idea to an implemented product. This is where the rubber meets the road, and you don’t want to miss this important episode!

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We’re a little late with this show, but Chris and Jon are back in the studio to discuss A/B testing! We break down what it is, why it’s important, and even go over some of the common myths about it. So stay tuned to another great episode!

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This week Chris and Jon talk about the “Power User”! Chris thinks is all BS, and wrote a post about it. But we discuss more about this topic on the show! Stay tuned!

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This week Chris and Jon answer some listener questions on taking a product to market and then later, how to deal with monetization. Stay tuned!

Thanks to Joanna and Leander for submitting questions this week!

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This week on the Design Review, Chris and Jon discuss what it takes to land your first job as a professional designer, and answer some of the most common questions on what to do. Later in the show, we have a short discussion on equal pay! Stick around for a much longer than normal episode!

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This week, Chris and Jon are back with another topic from the listeners! This time, we’re talking about how to define a design strategy at the beginning of a project. Later in the show, we discuss measuring your designs by using metrics and data. Lastly, we close out the show with our stories of “Good UX of the Week”.

As a small bonus for our website viewers, here’s a downloadable PDF of Dieter Rams’ 10 Principles of Good Design for you to hang up on your cubicle wall!

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This week, both Jon and Chris are back in the studio to discuss personas. We go over what they are, how you use them, along with some tips on how to get started. We close it out with a discussion of why people don’t seem to use them more often, along with our stories of the “Good UX of the Week!”

P.S. Here is the microphone Chris mentioned in the episode.

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This week, while Jon is busy editing his new book, Chris spends some time talking (ranting) about usability testing, and addressing some of the common myths about it. It’s a bit of a long show, so just be warned… 😛

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