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.


Simon St. Laurent and Chris Enns - Top (2n-1) News Stories

December 2nd, 2016 · 74 minutes

Vine is shutting down, who should buy Twitter, the story of Christopher dancing as Chewbacca, the cons of a MacBook Pro, CSS Devconf recap, Stranger Things and binging on Netflix, and walking away from The Walking Dead.


Mat Marquis — JavaScript for Web Designers

November 22nd, 2016 · 29 minutes

Mat Marquis is Chair of the Responsive Issues Community Group, technical editor at A List Apart, a former member of the jQuery Mobile team, and editor of the W3C HTML5 specification. His book, JavaScript for Web Designers, was recently published by A Book Apart.


Matt Vanderpol — Online Craftsman

November 16th, 2016 · 24 minutes

Matt Vanderpol helps companies and agencies craft custom WordPress themes with an emphasis on content maintainability, performance, and responsive behavior.


ATX Web Series Film Q&A — Bridging the Gender Gap

October 12th, 2016 · 42 minutes

A special Non Breaking Space episode: Live Q&A session from the first ever ATX Web Film Series presentation. ATX Web Film Series aims to provide thought- and discussion-provoking films about the Web, Design, and Technology.


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.