The importance of connections has always been something I have placed great value in. Having travelled to Australia for the very first time in 2003, in search of answers related to kicking off a career in Design, I was introduced to a friend of a friend who happened to work in Sydney as a Usability consultant. I felt really grateful at the time to receive time with an experienced practitioner, who helped me in that difficult period between finishing University and your first serious design job.

It was quite fitting that he was also the first guest on This is HCD, so thank you, Mr Anthony Quinn.

A successful first 6-months

It’s been a really great 6-months working with the wonderful Mark Catanzariti, who helps with the recording and hosting of each podcast and also to Adrienne Tan, our new wonderful Sydney podcast host.

Never in my wildest dreams did I expect after 6-months to have surpassed over 4,000 listens and have some of the brightest design talents in Australia on the show. Through into the mix that we’ve raised over $1500 to date for Cara Care through advertising revenue generated. It’s been a pretty great ride so far.

We are busy getting ready for our first live breakfast podcast this Thursday with Gerry Gaffney. It’s going to be great!

Thank you to everyone for tuning in and coming along on the journey –


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Posted by Gerry Scullion

Founder of This is HCD and host of Bringing Design Closer. Founder and CEO of This is Doing Ltd.

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