S.O.S. Design is a podcast dedicated to exploring the intersection of open source and design: how design is crucial in the open source ecosystem, how designers work with coders to make open source software better, and what sustainability means for the field of open source designers. This podcast grew out of the Sustain community and Open Source Design, and seeks to share great conversations with members from both communities and the open source and design space at large.
April 19th, 2022 | 41 mins 28 secs
Aaron fills us in on what he does at Orbit, the process of writing documentation and design systems, and how they get their contributors.
Episode 25: Lozana Rossenova on the intersection of design research, open source communities and GLAMs
March 29th, 2022 | 37 mins 57 secs
Lozana talks about her journey of her background in digital design, her role at the Open Science Lab and Wikibase, and details the importance of advocating for other designers.
March 22nd, 2022 | 39 mins 40 secs
Taís, a Product Design Lead at Mozilla, talks to us about her journey as a designer and her thoughts on fostering an environment encouraging people to be more themselves in open source.
March 15th, 2022 | 34 mins 49 secs
Today, Heiko fills us in on the Document Foundation, what his job involves as a UX Mentor, and the challenges in mentoring designers in open source.
March 8th, 2022 | 32 mins 40 secs
Carrie talks about design activities, blind spots in open source design, Clean Insights, and what it takes to make a better designer.
March 1st, 2022 | 38 mins 28 secs
Ricardo tells us what brought him into the world of open source design, how he brings his curiosity and sense of sharing to design, and how he sees open source design as a community.
February 1st, 2022 | 37 mins 21 secs
Eileen shares her views on the design world and the way you should approach design.
January 11th, 2022 | 44 mins 25 secs
Christoph Ono, a UX and digital product designer from the Bitcoin Design Community, and Conor Okus of Block, part of an initiative called Spiral (previously Square Crypto) fill us in about the Bitcoin Design Community, Bitcoin Design grants, and some challenges they had to face in starting this community.
January 4th, 2022 | 41 mins 55 secs
Lucie Wu, Saptak, and Sadie share about how design and development interact with each other, and the challenges they faced during the collaboration.
December 23rd, 2021 | 26 mins 47 secs
Let's learn more about our panelists, most memorable moments, and what to look forward to on future episodes.
December 14th, 2021 | 31 mins 56 secs
Jérémy Landes explains what he does as a type designer, how he incorporates the open source side of it, and the process of building fonts.
December 10th, 2021 | 40 mins 50 secs
Jin and Jinghui go in depth about their research on scientific research code, some common problems around usability, the different research methods they are using in their studies, and how they incorporate community into their research.