042 - Why are Successful Movies These Days (and apps) Only Remakes or Series?

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Andy and Patrick welcome Micheal Nielsen to the show to talk about the parallels between Hollywood movie remakes and series, and product design. 

Listen to Hear:

  • How and why each industry, at times, could be lacking in creativity and originality

  • Suggestions for how designers can optimize for creativity while still living under the pressure, decreed by agile, to quickly ship value

  • #designmarch

Announcements:

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041 - Why are Design Trends Cyclical?

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Andy and Patrick discuss why design trends seem to repeat themselves.

Listen to Hear:

  • Recognition of design trends and fashion trends that, for better or worse, are creeping their way back into existence

  • How design evolves through repetition over time

  • A lengthy debate on whether designers are artists or not

Announcements:

Do you have a design topic or question that you would like us to explore? Tweet at us with the hashtag: #designmuchtopics or email us at topics@designmuch.org

Design Much has opened a merch store with 2 different t-shirt designs for sale! Check them out here and help support the podcast.

040 - The Influence of 80's Car Design on Modern Web Design

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Andy and Patrick talk about the possible correlations between car design in the 80’s and the early designs of the web.

Listen to Hear:

  • Patrick’s top 80’s car crushes

  • Let’s face it, a whole bunch of speculation on how 80’s cars influenced high contrast, experimentation, and boxy layouts of the 90’s web

  • Andy and Patrick’s in-depth review of Taco Bell’s new Toasted Cheddar Chalupa

Announcements:

Do you have a design topic or question that you would like us to explore? Tweet at us with the hashtag: #designmuchtopics or email us at topics@designmuch.org

Design Much has opened a merch store with 2 different t-shirt designs for sale! Check them out here and help support the podcast.