Non Breaking Space Show

Seeking out the best, brightest, and smartest creative people on digital art, design, and development. From workflows to life hacks, we examine why they do what they do and how they did it.


Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman — Learning UX Design

May 25th, 2016 · 64 minutes

Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman is a designer, speaker, author, educator, and co-founder of Center Center, a user experience design school based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Leslie shares her research and thoughts on design, learning, leadership, and community through writing and speaking. Leslie is creative director and co-author of the book, InterACT…


Bright Umbrella — Thriving a Business

May 17th, 2016 · 75 minutes

The co-founders of Bright Umbrella, a web design and development agency, are Emily Lewis and Lea Alcantara. We talk about THRIVING a business—going BEYOND superficial marketing and sales language to talk about what worked and what did not as they grew profitable and happier.


Wren Lanier — Designing for New Media

May 10th, 2016 · 40 minutes

Wren Lanier is a senior product designer, speaker, and writer based out of Durham, North Carolina. Designer and strategist with a passion for creating beautiful digital products, Wren specializes in mobile design, user interface design, lean UX, information architecture, team leadership, and product strategy.


Sean Vanaman — Making of Firewatch

May 3rd, 2016 · 71 minutes

Sean Vanaman is a video game designer, writer, and podcast host. He was the co-project leader and lead writer of The Walking Dead,and Puzzle Agent 2. He also wrote the third episode of Tales of Monkey Island, and was the designer of Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures, and the writer of the third episode, Muzzled. He is one of the regula…


PixelJam — Indie Game Developers

April 26th, 2016 · 63 minutes

Based out of Asheville, NC, Miles Tilmann and Rich Grillotti make up the leadership of PixelJam, an indie game development company. Since 2005, they’ve created their own video games mostly in the retro pixelation format that defined the look and feel of 1980s console games such as Gamma Bros., Dino Run, and PotatoMan Seeks The Troof. However, som…


Micah Godbolt — Frontend Architecture for Design Systems

April 18th, 2016 · 61 minutes

Micah Godbolt is a frontend architect, trainer, and speaker based out of Portland, Oregon. Micah has a book that has been recently published by O’Reilly Media called Frontend Architecture for Design Systems.


Tammy Everts — Web Performance

April 5th, 2016 · 53 minutes

Tammy Everts has spent the past two decades obsessed with the many factors that go into creating the best possible user experience. As a senior researcher and evangelist at SOASTA, she researches the technical, business, and human aspects of web/application performance.


Arianne Stiles — Submitting Talks to Conferences

March 29th, 2016 · 48 minutes

From Austin, Texas, we talk with Arianne Stiles, ½ of Environments for Humans. Environments for Humans produces over a dozen of virtual front-end and UX design conferences every year as well as the first web builder conference for CSS, CSS Dev Conf, which is coming up this October in San Antonio, Texas.


Simon St. Laurent - SXSW Interactive, Fluent Conf

March 22nd, 2016 · 50 minutes

While Christopher Schmitt endures the SXSW Interactive invasion of Ausin, Texas, Simon St. Laurent returns from this year’s Fluent Conf. They both talk about tech trends they saw from their respective points of view.


Zell Liew - Responsive Typography

March 8th, 2016 · 46 minutes

Zell Liew is a writer, freelance web designer & developer based in Singapore. His down-to-earth articles — especially those recently published on the topic of responsive typography — make it easier to understand for both designers and developers.