About the show

Tentative is a podcast about digital product design.
Hosted by thoughtbot's Chief Design Officer Kyle Fiedler & Boston Design Director Jaclyn Perrone.

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  • 6: Peeling Potatoes With Scissors

    June 11th, 2015  |  43 mins 47 secs

    In this episode, Kyle & Reda finally talk about design sprints, they discuss the process at thoughtbot, argue about prototyping and how they pick the right tool for the right job.

  • 5: It's Pronounced Al-u-minney-um

    May 22nd, 2015  |  40 mins 43 secs

    In this episode, Kyle & Reda follow up about product focus, then move on to talk about designer job titles and experimentation in UI design.

  • 4: Leggo' My Ego

    May 8th, 2015  |  46 mins 14 secs

    In this episode, Kyle & Reda talk about giving design feedback to peers, and receiving feedback from clients and users.

  • 3: A Fridge with Key Bindings

    April 27th, 2015  |  34 mins 54 secs

    In this episode, Kyle & Reda talks about text editors, Sassquatch, and Sass.

  • 2: Game-changing UX

    April 10th, 2015  |  30 mins 34 secs

    In this episode, Reda & Kyle—mostly Reda—talk about game design versus app design, juggling between projects, and creativity.

  • 1: Don't Say UX

    March 19th, 2015  |  36 mins 39 secs

    In our inaugural episode, Reda & Kyle discuss the latest browser announcements, React Native, and buzzword pet-peeves.