The Big Remote with Gerry Scullion and Andy Polaine

The Big Remote – Jeroen Spoelstra

In this episode Jeroen Spoelstra talks to Andy about his and his partner's decision to relocate to a small pueblo in the Spanish Pyrénées and set up Unbeaten Studio and to be a mountain bike guide, and what lockdown meant...

/ July 14, 2020

The Big Remote – Katie Long

Katie Long, Design Connector at Fjord, describes what it was like to have COVID-19 while far away from home, "jellyfish brain", and how she and her flatmates entertained themselves during quarantine.

/ June 1, 2020

The Big Remote with ‘Jakob Schneider’

In this episode, Gerry Scullion speaks with Jakob Schneider from Köln, Germany. Jakob is Creative Director at KD-1 and Co-Founder of More than Metrics in Austria. We chat about how Jakob's design agency is handling the pandemic, how it's changing...

/ May 7, 2020

The Big Remote – John Thackara

In this episode, Gerry Scullion speaks with the wonderful, John Thackara. In this episode, they speak about eating soil, discussing its connectedness to everything, composting and worm zoos and also how the pandemic has affected John and his work now...

/ April 30, 2020

The Big Remote – Adam Rotmil

In this episode, Andy Polaine chats to Adam Rotmil, Interaction Design Craft Lead at Fjord's Washington D.C. Studio, about bringing home the project Kanban, changes in work, life, cooking and salvaging an Erik Spiekermann limited edition print from the rain.

/ April 27, 2020

The Big Remote ‘Sophie Lovett’

The Big Remote is a podcast of people's remote stories, collaboration tips, remote life hacks, tips on entertaining yourself and your kids, personal stories and more, hosted by Andy Polaine and Gerry Scullion.

/ April 4, 2020

The Big Remote – Matthew Voshell

In this episode Matthew Voshell, Head of Experience Design, Client Technology | FSO at EY joins Andy to share his tips and experience about managing a globally distributed team, and how the extroverts are handling the world of remote work.

/ March 31, 2020

The Big Remote – Dr John Curran

In this episode Dr John Curran, host of Decoding Culture on This is HCD, joins Andy to talk about the new normal, negotiating with family, being intentional with connecting with friends, and he comes up with a better phrase than...

/ March 25, 2020

Introducing The Big Remote

We're in the middle of an unprecedented social experiment with so many people working remotely and many entire families staying home. Yet there's so much that still connects us together and that we can learn from. The Big Remote is...

/ March 24, 2020