Completed Episodes

Brendan Dawes ‘Working at the intersection of People, Objects & Technology.’

We’re at Pixel Pioneers in Belfast today. A conference that has been going for two years. It was a fantastic day.

/ January 29, 2019

Dr. John Curran ‘Two tribes go to war. Dealing with conflict as part of Design.’

Hello and welcome to the first episode of 2019. I hope you had a good break and a good holiday season.

/ January 15, 2019

Gerry McGovern ‘Top Tasks; A method for understanding peoples product and service requirements’

There's some of you might know the Top Tasks methodology already and even if you do, I encourage you to listen as I break down the methods to better understand the mechanics and get Gerry's insights into where it works...

/ December 18, 2018

Hazel White & Mike Press ‘Making a difference through design’

Hazel White and Mike Press from OpenChange in Scotland join me on the show this week, and we dig  a little deeper into what myself and Sarah Drummond covered about the changes in the Scottish design landscape and what trigged...

/ December 4, 2018
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Andy Polaine ‘Mindful Service Design’

In this episode, I caught up with a great friend of the podcast, Andy Polaine. Most of you will probably be familiar with Andy's work with Fjord and also as co-author of Service Design - from Insights to implementation on...

/ November 20, 2018
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Steve Portigal ‘Symbolic Lab Coats, ASMR and Coke-Fueled Lap Dances: More User Research War Stories’

Hello and welcome to another episode of This is HCD. I'm your host Chi Ryan, and in this episode, I'm speaking to researcher Steve Portigal. Steve is the Principal of Portigal Consulting and the author of two books: Interviewing Users:...

/ November 6, 2018

John Thackara ‘Designing for all of life, not just human life’

Hello and welcome to another episode of This is HCD. My name is Gerry Scullion and I'm a human centered design practitioner based in Dublin, Ireland, and this week I caught up with one of my design heroes, John Thackara...

/ October 23, 2018

Frank Long ‘Designing a Design Culture to empower richer social outcomes’

Hello and welcome to another episode of this is HCD. My name is Gerry scullion and I'm a service design principle now based in Ireland. In this episode, we caught up with Frank Long, one of Ireland's UX forefathers.

/ October 9, 2018
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Marc Stickdorn and Adam Lawrence ‘A Service Design 360’

Hello and welcome to another episode of this is HCD. I'm your host Chi Ryan and Aussie designer, living in working in New York City. In this episode, I'm catching up with Marc Stickdorn and Adam Lawrence, co-authors of the...

/ September 25, 2018

Sarah Drummond ‘Kicking-starting a design revolution’

I recently caught up with our next guest, Sarah Drummond. Sarah is a designer and CEO and serial idea generator. She's co-founded, SNOOK, myPolice, MyDearestScotland and much more. She was awarded a Google Fellowship for her work in technology and...

/ September 11, 2018
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Patrick Quattlebaum ‘Breaking down tribes to enable the orchestration of experiences’

GERRY SCULLION: Hello and welcome to another episode of ‘This is HCD’. My name is Gerry Scullion and I’m a service design principal now based in Dublin, Ireland. In this episode we caught up with the brilliant Patrick Quattlebaum, co-author...

/ August 28, 2018
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Sarah Richards ‘Content Design. What is it? And why it’s so f#cking important in the delivery of a product and service’

Recently I caught up with Sarah Richards in London. Sarah's a founder of Content Design in London, an organisation focused on delivering content design training courses as well as working with organisations to help build the content design function internally.

/ August 14, 2018
Gerry McGovern on stage in 2018

Gerry McGovern ‘The repositioning of trust in society’

Hello and welcome to another episode of This is HCD. My name is Gerry Scullion and I'm a human centred design practitioner based in Dublin, Ireland. In this episode, we caught up with Gerry McGovern, one of the most well...

/ July 31, 2018

Joey Zeledon ‘Touchy Feely: everyday things that inspire deeper empathy’

Welcome to another episode of 'This is HCD' coming direct to you from the city where dreams are made, New York City. I'm your host, Chirryl-Lee Ryan and in this episode I'm speaking to Joey Zeledon, an award winning designer...

/ July 17, 2018

Adam Fivenson ‘Using a human-centered design approach to design foreign aid programs’

Hi and welcome to another episode of 'This is HCD' coming to you from Brooklyn, New York.

/ July 3, 2018

Ivy Hornibrook ‘Moving From UX into Product Management’

Ivy Hornibrook will talk us through her career transition from UX into product management.

/ June 19, 2018