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Payal Arora on Researching and Designing with the Global South

For episode 22 of the podcast, I was joined by my Adobe colleague Laura Herman, a user researcher for some of our mobile and emerging products in the creative...

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Jaime Levy on Keeping UX Strategy Relevant

I had a great time speaking with the author, university professor, and UX strategist Jaime Levy.  Her best-selling book UX Strategy: How to Devise Innovative Digital Products that People Want...

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Philip Golub Shares His Design Journey and Starting a Design Podcast

In this 20th episode, I talk with Phillip Golub, VP, Digital Product Experience and Innovation at Symphony Talent, based in Washington, DC. He shares about his 25-year journey as...

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Tom Foley of Monotype on the World of Type Design

In this 19th episode, I talk with Tom Foley, Creative Type Director for Monotype, based in London. Tom reflects on his deep experience designing type in the past 10...

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Matt Bennett Envisions A Marketplace for Local Trading to Help Communities Thrive During Covid

In this 18th episode, I talk with Matt Bennett, Founder & Creative Director at iid, a brand strategy & design agency headquartered in San Francisco. He is also a...

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ECD at Ogilvy Shanghai, Darren Crawforth, Says Advertising in China Has Changed Dramatically During the Pandemic

In this 17th episode, I talk with Darren Crawforth, Executive Creative Director at Ogilvy Shanghai. Darren shared his experience going back to the office in China. He talks about...

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Behind The Mic

Lance Shields

Podcast Creator and Host

Lance is Head of International Design within Adobe Design. He leads a team of designers and engineers whose mission is to create international-first solutions to help Adobe grow in new markets. He started Recliner Designer podcast to support designers and design leaders during Covid-19.

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