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.

10: Tiny Nuggets of Delight (feat. Tim Van Damme)

This week we caught up with Tim Van Damme, an amazing designer who has been a part of some of our favorite products including Instagram and Dropbox. For this hour we chat about Tim's past experience in design, working on Mailbox, Dribbble and the future of design/technology. We had a lot of fun with this show and we hope you all enjoy the conversation!

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

Sponsors:
  • Iconfinder (use promo code 'ROBOT' for 50% off your first month!)
  • Hover (use promo code 'bragdriven' to save on your first order!)
Tim on the Web:
Show Notes:

2:00 - We dig a bit into Tim's past interview experiences and first steps into the design world.

14:00 - Tim talks about taking breaks and disconnecting.

20:00 - What it's like working on Mailbox for Mac; Tim tells us about his personal style.

27:00 - We get into the ethos of UI design, talking about the details and emotional design.

37:00 - Let's talk Dribbble.

48:00 - We chat about the current state of user interfaces and what the next big leap will be.

55:00 - What will be the next breakthrough in input mechanisms?

1:03:00 - We chat about email as a communication method and what's next for Mailbox.

1:05:00

Design Details © 2015 - 2020

A member of the Spec Network

This site is open source