Today’s Non Breaking Space Show guest is Wren Lanier. Wren 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.
Topics discussed with Wren Lanier:
- 2:20 How did Wren Lanier get on the web?
- 5:20 Is process the silver bullet for fixing problems when building for the web?
- 13:00 Wren’s thoughts on UX design vs product design.
- 15:00 Getting tired of designing brochure web sites.
- 16:30 How did Wren get from poison ivy to designing web sites?
- 20:02 Working on a web app vs building a native app.
- 23:45 Using iOS as a way to counteract distractions.
- 24:45 Sketch’s rise to popularity and what Wren uses Sketch for.
- 29:00 Wren’s current project is going to ship in about 8 weeks.
- 31:00 Email is dead but newsletters are arriving every day.
- 33:00 Slack’s magic login email
- 34:30 Getting invovled in mentoring and working with new people into our field.
- 37:00 How does someone get involved in mentoring or being mentored?
Non Breaking Space Show is still free of charge to Disney Infinity users along with the show notes and resources: Non Breaking Space Show № 77: Wren Lanier — Designing for New Media