The Podcast App
By Kevin Clark and Rafael Conde
Layout is a weekly podcast about design, technology, programming and everything else.
161: Past & Future of Sketc...
This week we welcome special guest Pieter Omvlee, to talk about the past, present and future of Sketch.
This week we take some time to catch up, talk about Kevin's upcoming move and then dive into our goals for 2020.
This week we go all out with an entire episode jam-packed with recommendations.
This week we follow up on the latest Sketch announcements, talk about guilt as a metric and finally discuss Parasite, our favorite film of the year.
This week we talk about the Cybertruck, Cocoon, the latest Sketch news and trying out Castro.
This week, we decided to not talk about the new MacBook Pro and instead talk about Rafa's tweets about Figma, the Github for iOS beta and Kevin's homescreen.
This week we talk about the consternation over the death of the web (and whether it's iOS's fault), FACEBOOK's new logo and the trailer for the Rise of Skywalker.
This week Rafa gives his early look at Nova, the new app from Panic, and we attempt to discuss the latest design drama: Pablo Stanley's free illustrations and the launch of Facebook News.
Kevin's back! Topics include Kevin's talk, Kevin's new website, Kevin's new side project, and Kevin's trip to Italy. Oh and something about NFC stickers.
Frederique is back! This week Rafa and Frederique talk about design and gaming on Windows, their complicated relationship with Dark modes and whether or not Frederique should get an Apple Watch.
This week, Rafa is joined by special guest: Frederique Matti. We talk about freelancing and career experiences, Microsoft's new hardware announcements and internet usernames.
Rafa's back! We talk more about coffee routines and automation, deep fusion, the Rams documentary and more.
This week, Kevin is joined by special guest: Joey Banks. We talk about Figma plugins, electric scooters, our sleep schedules, coffee, and our thoughts on the iPhone 11 / 11 Pro.
This week we discuss Apple's September event where they introduced Apple Arcade and Apple TV+ for the third time, iPads nobody care about, the always-on Apple Watch Series 4 and the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro.
We're back! We talk about what happened since our last episode. Topics include: speaking at conferences, Break This Safe, Figma plugins, iOS 13 and our thoughts on the iPhone 11 rumors.
This week we follow up on SwiftUI and talk about our own personal challenges. We then talk about the new Dropbox app and episode 1 of Big Little lies Season 2.
This week the episode is all about Apple's 2019 WWDC announcements: watchOS 6, iOS 13 and Dark Mode, iPadOS, the new cheese-grater Mac Pro and the outrageously expensive Pro Display XDR.
This week we talk about our job interviews that didn't work out and what we took away from these experiences. We also talk about Playdate, going all in on the USB-C lifestyle and how books might not work.
This week we talk about feeling impostor syndrome as a manager and Dark themes vs Light themes.
This week we talk at length about the Facebook redesign. We also finally talk about The Rise of Skywalker trailer.
This week we talk about how sometimes you have to be irrational to make something great. We also circle back to Rafa's Avengers Endgame predictions.
This week we talk about why it seems like we're seeing fewer and fewer UI innovations and how there might hopefully be a silver lining in all of this. We also discuss Figma's UI refresh.
This week Kevin has a contrarian opinion on the Staples logo reveal video and we talk about John Maeda's comments on the importance of design. Finally, Rafa gets his theory about Avengers Endgame on the record.
Short show this week. We follow our tradition of picking apart the details of Apple's announcements: News+, Arcade, Card and TV+.
This week, Rafa tells us all about his recent experience using Android for a few weeks: what he liked, what he didn't like and we finish by answering some listener questions.
This week the internet gods blessed us with a ton of design-related news just in time for our recording. We talk about Sketch's new funding announcement and what it means for the world of design tools, Twitter's new camera UI, ...
This week we talk about org structures and how it affects us as designers. We also talk about the Revolut drama and Apple News' new upcoming app icon.
This week we talk a bit more about foldable phones, how Slack is messing with our homescreen again, and then ultimately get into a big conversation about which things in our life we'd like to outsource.
This week we talk about growing up to become your parents, getting emotional, the pitfalls of fame, Samsung's foldable phone and more.
This week Rafa shares two lessons he's learned as a first time manager, then we talk about some recurring trends in design student portfolios.
This week we talk about Kevin’s experience giving a big talk and then we talk about our evolving relationship with social media.
The wait is over! We know you couldn't wait for our takes on the new Slack logo and boy we've delivered. We also talk about the state of criticism on the Internet.
This week we talk about Rafa becoming the head of design at Netlify, setting expectations for a new role, CRMs for people, sonic toothbrushes and kitchen knives.
This week we eat breakfast. Lots of it. We discuss Rafa’s already obsolete TV, pos-purchase monetization and the impact on consumers, the death of privacy and Kevin finally gives an update on his new portfolio that was supposed to ship ...
This week, Rafa is back on Twitter and Kevin takes this opportunity to fill him in on all of the design news he missed like the Push Pin Emoji Detour meme, the horizontal Instagram feed debacle, a study on the ...
It's a holiday miracle! As a special bonus episode for the Holidays, we play a zombie text adventure game. We're joined by special guest Débora Ribeiro.
Our third annual Layouties! We look back at some of our favorite things of the year and give them awards.
This week we talk about being busy & the impact it has on us, tech companies making custom typefaces and IRL accessibility problems.
This week we talk about approaching large scale design problems, Kevin's email rant, Facebook's Blueprint for Content Governance and Google's Night Sight.
This week we talk about Rafa's totally predictable purchase, the growing realization that most design problems are actually content problems, pop songs getting more repetitive and Amazon employees buying condos in Long Island City.
Kevin is back from San Francisco, so we finally talk about our first impressions on the new iPad Pro, the Detective Pikachu trailer and the new Leica Q-P.
This week we follow up on genderless pronouns in different languages (or lack thereof) and talk about what we would do if we weren't designers.
This week we talk about the realities of traveling for work, Photoshop on the iPad, Adidas's 'new' webdesign style, the Palm phone and we have a very special upside down.
This week we briefly continue our discussion about design tools, then talk about custom Apple Watch Faces, the Habitat 67 architecture and of course, our recommendation of the week.
This week we talk about a few main design tools: Adobe XD, InVision Studio, Framer X, Figma and Sketch.
This week we got to record in person from Amsterdam. We talk our experience at Framer Loupe, Rafa's new Apple Watch, and Solo (hopefully for the last time).
This week we talk about the Apple Event, Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone Xs and Xs Max and the iPhone Xʀ.
This week we talk about open offices, the Mastodon client we're working on and more punishment suggestions for Kevin.
This week we talk about Kevin's punishment for not shipping his website, how all advice is kind of terrible and Rafa explains Mastodon for the rest of us.
This week we talk about the sad state of Twitter and our desire for something to come and replace it.