Lance Shields

Diego Kolsky Misses the Serendipity of Chance Encounters

In this fourth episode, I was fortunate to interview Diego Kolsky, design leader, partner in New York brand consultancy, and design professor at Pratt. Diego talks about the resilience of New Yorkers during Coronavirus and 9/11. What Diego misses the most is the serendipity of chance encounters that inspires creative ideas. Diego leads cross-disciplinary teams…

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Charles Brewer Sees the Bright Side of Designing from Home

Our third episode is with seasoned designer and author Charlie Brewer, who explains how being sheltered at home allows him to work when it suits his peak energy levels. Charlie is a user experience designer and product manager with over 20 years of experience in software and media. He is co-author of Designing Interfaces: Patterns…

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Gabe Wasserman and Doodle Thursdays at His Startup

Design manager Gabe Wasserman in San Francisco shares some great ways he engages his team during the quarantine by having “Doodle Thursdays” and special birthday Slack channels, to keep the culture alive in his team. Design manager Gabe Wasserman in San Francisco shares some great ways he engages his team during the quarantine to keep…

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Silvio Sangineto Makes a Move During Quarantine

Debut episode #1 for Recliner Designer podcast is with guest Silvio Sangineto, an Italian UX designer working in San Francisco and about to move to Redmond, WA. Silvio shares his amazing experiences working around the world and how he started his new job at Microsoft while under quarantine. Born in a little town in southern…

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