Design Details logo

Have a question?

We’d love to help. Head over to our repo and create an issue, and we’ll reply back when we discuss it on the show. DM us if you’d like to ask a question anonymously.

Follow along

We’ll be tweeting new episodes, polls, questions, and show updates. Follow us and say hi!

Listener supported

This show is possible because of the generosity of our listeners. If you’ve found our podcast useful or entertaining, please consider supporting us directly by becoming a patron.

20: Soft Computer Hands (feat. Dustin Senos)

This week we caught up with Dustin Senos, the lead designer at Medium for the past 3 years who has spent his professional career traversing the worlds of design and engineering. We dig into Dustin's background and how design has shaped Medium into the product it is today.

If you have feedback or suggestions please don't hesitate to reach us on Twitter at @designdetailsfm or email us directly!

Sponsor:
  • IconFinder - Promo code 'ROBOT' for 50% off your first month of Iconfinder Pro!
Dustin on the Web:
Show Notes:

2:00 - Dustin tells us about his transitions between engineering and design.

7:00 - Should designers code?

11:00 - How did you end up at Medium?

17:00 - How was Medium approached as a design challenge?

21:00 - How would you describe the aesthetic of Medium today? How did the agency work shape that aesthetic?

30:00 - We chat about the culture at Medium and their experience with holacracy

43:00 - We diverge into a chat about diversity in design.

45:00 - How did you approach hiring at Medium?

Design Details © 2015 - 2020

A member of the Spec Network

This site is open source