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Author: Antonija Pek

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52 Episodes
In this riveting episode, our hosts dive into the fascinating and sometimes controversial world of AI. They explore the cutting-edge tool Supernormal, a game-changer that transcribes and summarizes video calls, revolutionizing user research. The conversation takes a thrilling turn as they delve into the darker side of AI, highlighting the potential threats of convincing deepfakes and an over-reliance on technology. But it's not all doom and gloom; they end on a high note, buzzing with anticipation about the rumored release of Apple's AR glasses. Tune in for an exhilarating journey into the future of AI! Subscribe to Victor's newsletter Presentable: Find Victor online at --- Send in a voice message:
Designer Anxieties Pt. 1

Designer Anxieties Pt. 1


In this episode, Antonija delves into designers' work anxieties by gathering insightful responses from the Posts app. Join Antonija and Vitali as they unpack these candid answers, offering thoughtful commentary on the struggles and pressures designers face in the workplace. --- Send in a voice message:
Antonija welcomed a guest this time, Dima, who suggested to chat about simplicity and complexity in context of product design. It's not so simple! Defining what is simple and what is complex requires a lot of context and us two are trying to figure out what this actually means! Check the links mentioned in the episode - Bret Victor talk about the novel interface to understand complex idea --- Send in a voice message:
Antonija and Helena met once again to continue from where they have left of a couple of weeks ago. The chat start with sharing good and bad customer support stories, then it derails into brainstorming if reading human emotions would be a viable source of data for design... And AI again drag itself into our minds! Links from the episodehttps://octopus.do --- Send in a voice message:
In this episode, Antonija, Helena, and Vitali are chatting about the recent Twitter fiasco involving the firing of Halli, the famous designer from Iceland. As always lately, OpenAI squirmed into our thoughts once again. --- Send in a voice message:
In this episode, hosts Antonija Pek and Helena Bukovac discuss the value of customer support in informing and inspiring better user-centered design decisions. They also share their own horror stories where customer support saved the day. Tune in to learn how customer support can provide valuable feedback on user experience, identify pain points, and help designers stay up-to-date on user trends and changing needs. You'll also hear how customer support can collaborate with designers to develop training materials, troubleshoot issues, and track user feedback and sentiment. Join us for an insightful conversation on the importance of customer support in creating a positive brand image and increasing customer loyalty and retention. --- Send in a voice message:
In this episode, we're joined by Antonija and Vitali to discuss their views on ChatGPT and generative AI, and the impact it will have on design. One of our guests believes that AI will help us become better designers, while the other thinks that the future of AI could lead to even less demand for designers. Listen in to find out who holds which view, and what it could mean for the future of the design industry. Links mentioned in the episode ChatGPT Dall-E Bing AI WriteSonic Jasper Contentinator FigGPT Diagram - Magician and Genius --- Send in a voice message:
In this episode we dive into the world of design tokens and explore the relationship between designers and developers. Join us as we delve into the world of UI/UX and product design and explore the future of collaboration.  -  -ä-erottaa-design-systemin-ja-komponenttikirjaston (in Finnish still)  - --- Send in a voice message:
Antonija, Helena and Vitali share their experiences in using music apps and comment their usability, features and everything in between. --- Send in a voice message:
Wrapping up 2022

Wrapping up 2022


Finally, we have the magical trio - Helena, Vitali and Antonija gathered for one last episode of 2022. Check Vitali’s design course --- Send in a voice message:
Agency life

Agency life


Vitali shares his experiences from an agency life! --- Send in a voice message:
Antonija and Vitali share their experiences around error handling and some good practices. --- Send in a voice message:
Subscription Hell

Subscription Hell


Helena and Antonija visit their list of apps with paid subscriptions and come to a shocking realization. Do we live in the era of subscription hell? Is there a better way forward? Antonija's favorite apps Grammarly Flow Keystroke Pro Cursor Pro Spark --- Send in a voice message:
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In this episode, Antonija and Vitali chat about prototyping — why do we need it? What tools are out there? And share our own experiences. --- Send in a voice message:
In this episode, Vitali and I went to the public library Oodi in Helsinki and recorded our episode there. We took a walk down a memory lane and reflected on our beginnings in design, where we are now, and where our future is, or at least wishful thinking about where we see ourselves in the next few years. --- Send in a voice message:
The Future of Figma

The Future of Figma


Antonija and Vitali are recording for the first time ever in the same room!  We are talking about the future of Figma, going into detail about what we like, dislike, and would like to see happen in the next years with our favorite tool for designing. Send us a message if you're listening on Spotify! Leave us a rating if possible — it helps reach more designers. --- Send in a voice message:
Antonija and Vitali share tips and insights on design processes. Tools mentioned: --- Send in a voice message:
In this episode, Vitali and Antonija go through responses Vitali got from designers on a meetup. The question was, "what are your biggest frustrations in your role as a designer". We think responses are pretty relatable, and we decided to take a few and share our thoughts. --- Send in a voice message:
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