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.


Nick Pettit — Indie VR Game Developer

September 27th, 2016 · 60 minutes

From Austin, Texas, I’m Christopher Schmitt and on this episode, I’m joined with Nick Pettit. Nick is a teacher at Treehouse, an online web education company. He is also an independent virtual reality (VR) game developer. On November 15th, he releases his first major game called “Neptune Flux,” which can be experienced on VR headsets like the Ocu…


Peter Olson — Creative Technologist

September 20th, 2016 · 71 minutes

From Austin, Texas, I’m Christopher Schmitt and on today’s show I’m joined with Peter Olson, Director and Creative Technologist at IDEO. Before he joined IDEO, Peter was founder of and served as a Vice President of Technology for Marvel Entertainment’s Digital Media Group.


Q&A Panel from the World Movie Premiere of “What Comes Next is the Future”

September 14th, 2016 · 56 minutes

For this episode, we have the Q&A panel after the world premiere of Matt Griffin’s documentary, “What Comes Next is the Future.” The premiere took place at Code & Supply’s Abstraction conference in Pittsburgh, PA on August 18th. Panelists included Matt Griffin, Jeffrey Zeldman, Mat “Wilto” Marquis, and Val Head.


Cecy Correa — From Project Managing to Coder

September 7th, 2016 · 69 minutes

In this episode, Christopher Schmitt is joined by Cecy Correa, who is an Associate Software Engineer at Return Path and is a co-organizer for Refresh Austin, a monthly web and mobile design and development meetup.


Glenda Sims — Web and Mobile Accessibility + ARIA

August 30th, 2016 · 41 minutes

In this episode, Christopher Schmitt is joined once again by Glenda Sims. Glenda is the Accessibility Practice Manager at Deque Systems helping to define accessibility and lead over 50 experts on staff.


Dan Jurgens — Killing Superman, Saving Worlds

August 23rd, 2016 · 47 minutes

In this episode, Christopher Schmitt is joined by Dan Jurgens. Jurgens has been involved with writing and drawing comics for over 30 years including Superman, Green Arrow, Spider-Man, Thor, Captain America, and countless more as well as managing fellow creatives working on their own books for mammoth crossover events.


Chris Coyier — Practical SVG

August 17th, 2016 · 57 minutes

In this episode, Christopher Schmitt is joined again by Chris Coyier. Publisher of the CSS Tricks community site, Coyier recently authored Practical SVG from A Book Apart.


Wes Bos — ReactJS for Beginners

August 9th, 2016 · 29 minutes

In this episode, Christopher Schmitt speaks with Wes Bos. Wes is a site and web applications’ Designer, Developer, Speaker, and Teacher — probably most recognizable for his online courses such as Sublime Text Power User and React For Beginners.


Simon St. Laurent — Top 6 Tech News Countdown Returns

August 3rd, 2016 · 57 minutes

In this episode, Christopher Schmitt is joined with Simon St. Laurent. We’re talking the CSS Containment property, SVG book by Chris Coyier, Pokemon Go, Telsa’s new masterplan, ComicCon, and the Star Trek: Beyond movie.


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.