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. Christine Corbett — Astrophysics in Antartica

July 26th, 2016 · 38 minutes

In this episode, Christopher Schmitt talks with Dr. Christine Corbett. Dr. Corbett works on the South Pole Telescope on-site at the South Pole in Antarctica for January-November 2016 with the University of Chicago.


Dave Olsen — Pattern Lab 2

July 18th, 2016 · 36 minutes

In this show, Christopher Schmitt talks with Dave Olsen, programmer/ project manager with West Virginia University, about the recent release of Pattern Lab 2. Pattern Lab helps teams build thoughtful, pattern-driven UIs using atomic design principles.


Ben Brown — The Revenge of Bots

July 5th, 2016 · 19 minutes

Ben Brown stops by the show for an update on bots as well as some news on a conference for bot enthusiasts to check out or submit a talk to coming up in Austin, Texas.


Scott McCloud — Media and Their User Interfaces

June 28th, 2016 · 56 minutes

Scott McCloud joins the show to talk about his new book, Sculpture, movies he’s enjoyed lately, his upcoming book on visual communications, presentation styles, old media vs. new media, and how comic book writing and design has changed.


Bruce Floyd & Todd Sanders — Social Media

June 21st, 2016 · 67 minutes

While social media replaced the cultural tradition of inviting friends over for dinner and then subjecting them to a slide show of your vacation, it’s more than that to organizations and companies. It’s communication, promotion, boasting, customer service, brand awareness, and more. Bruce Floyd is the Social Media Manager at University of Florida…


Rachel Andrew — The Future of CSS Layouts

June 15th, 2016 · 52 minutes

Rachel Andrew returns as our guest. She’s an author, international speaker, product is a web developer, speaker, co-founder of CMS Perch. She’s recently been writing and speaking about the future of web design layouts: CSS Grids and Flexbox.


Matt Griffin — What Comes Next is the Future

June 6th, 2016 · 48 minutes

Based in Pittsburgh, Matt Griffin is a designer and founder of the web design consultancy Bearded. He’s a speaker, writer, educator, and an avid advocate for collaboration in design. His writing has been published by net magazine and A List Apart, where he writes the regular column on “How We Work.” Matt is the director of the upcoming document…


Simon St. Laurent — Top 6 Tech News Countdown

May 31st, 2016 · 67 minutes

Simon St. Laurent from O'Reilly Media joins us for a look at the past week as get caught up on technology news, web building resources, and social commentary. Making our countdown list for what we found interesting in the world this week: Google I/O fallout, Instagram logo redesign, making CSS great again, saving your life with typography, WordPr…


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.