Episodes
We're back! In this episode, we tell you about our latest progress on product development and our future plans for the podcast. Here is where you can read the articles which were mentioned in the episode, in which our product development is explained more in detail: 1) phase.com/magazine/where-are-we/2) phase.com/magazine/we-know-you-dont-think-of-yourself-as-an-animator-but-phase-is-for-you/
Published 10/26/22
Published 02/17/22
We're back. Here's a preview of what's to come in series three of the Phase Podcast, as well as give you a little update on our progress. As usual, let us know your thoughts through our different social media channels, as well as the podcasting platforms where you listen!
Published 02/17/22
In this episode of the Phase Podcast Talks, host Gianmarco deals with the idea that design in all its forms can be therapeutical and help us grow, both as individuals and as professionals. If you enjoy listening to Phase Podcast, please help spread the word on social media and leave us feedback on the platform where you listen to it!
Published 09/30/21
In this episode of the Phase Podcast Talks, host Gianmarco talks about one of the issues in UX design that's that is often overlooked, one we will call outcome conflict. Also, a little company update, in case you missed our last Medium post a few days back. Link to the survey: https://forms.gle/hxfJ4hrJiCEdHLeF7. If you enjoy listening to Phase Podcast, please help spread the word on social media and leave us feedback on the platform where you listen to it!
Published 09/01/21
In this new episode of the Phase Podcast, host Gianmarco had a chat with France-based senior product designer Noemie Catel. Hope you enjoy the conversation and, as always, all feedback is greatly appreciated.
Published 08/03/21
In this new episode of the Phase Podcast Conversations, host Gianmarco had a conversation with Reina Linarte, a Latvian-born product and UX designer based in Berlin since 2019. As COVID restrictions were relaxed, Gianmarco had the opportunity to meet with Reina in real life and chat face-to-face. Hope you enjoy the conversation and, as always, we welcome all feedback!
Published 07/08/21
Communicating design isn't easy, but it is necessary. A designer needs to be T-shaped, an idea popularised by IDEO's CEO Tim Brown. Listen to this new installment of Phase Podcast Talks (our last one for a while) with host Gianmarco, and if you like it help spread the word about it by sharing the episode on social media.
Published 06/09/21
How does design impact our lives, exactly? Why is there less debate about design compared to language, and what can we as designers do to attract more attention towards it? In the third installment of our Phase Podcast Talks, our host Gianmarco talks about just that. If you want to get involved in the conversation, get in touch with him directly by sending an email to gianmarco[at]phase[dot]com. As always, if you enjoy our podcast, please consider giving us feedback on the platform where you...
Published 05/12/21
In this second installment of the Phase Podcast Talks, our host Gianmarco talks about the struggles we face when we design for ourselves and some ways how we can overcome them. As always, if you enjoy our podcast, please consider giving us feedback on the platform where you listen to it or share the word on your social media!
Published 04/21/21
In this installment of the Phase Podcast Talks, our host Gianmarco talks about what it means to be a designer today, how the industry is shifting, and what you can do to stay on top of things. As always, if you enjoy our podcast, please consider giving us feedback on the platform where you listen to it or share the word on your social media!
Published 03/17/21
Joining Gianmarco for this episode of Phase Podcast is Wadzanayi Kim Bwanya, creative director of Beedesigned Studio in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. If you are curious to know what's the life of a creative director in Zimbabwe like, then this episode is for you. As usual, if you enjoy the conversations that we're having on Phase Podcast, please consider giving us feedback on the podcasting platform where you listen to us, or share the word on your social media!
Published 02/24/21
Joining Gianmarco for this new episode of Phase Podcast is Elena Smirnova, a young Russian-born designer currently based in Prague. This episode sees us going back to our regular, full episode format where Gianmarco has a conversation about design with his guest. If you enjoy the podcast, please don't forget to leave a comment or rating and subscribe!
Published 02/03/21
In the first series of Phase Podcast, we heard about your stories and got to know what design means to you. But in keeping with the spirit of the times we're currently living in, we too, need to transform and so we invite you — our listeners, readers, community members — to reach out to us to talk about what changed in the way you approach design, both from a personal and professional perspective. It is believed that change creates change, so why not tell us about your change? To get in...
Published 01/13/21
2020 is coming to a close, so we figured we'd do a special episode to look back at this year, as well as look onwards to 2021. Thanks to everybody who's listened to Phase Podcast so far, we'll be back next year with series two.  If you enjoy Phase Podcast, please take the time to subscribe to it on and leave us a comment. We welcome all thoughts and suggestions, so feel free to get in touch if you have any. Here's to a nice end of the year, we see you in 2021! ✌️  
Published 12/09/20
 Joining Gianmarco for the 8th installment in this first series of Phase Podcast is Gilbert Umeh, an up-and-coming product designer based in Lagos, Nigeria. By listening to the conversation, you will learn how Gilbert got his start in design, how the ongoing pandemic changed the way he works, his future ambitions for himself and for design as a whole, and plenty more.
Published 11/18/20
Joining host Gianmarco for the seventh episode of our podcast is Eleonora Magalli, a digital designer currently based in Bologna, Italy. Eleonora tells how she first got in touch with design, how the pandemic affected her work and what are her hopes for design as a whole going forward.
Published 10/28/20
For episode #6 of Phase Podcast host Gianmarco is joined by Olha Bahaieva, a self-styled human-centered UI/UX designer currently based in Kharkiv, Ukraine. In the conversation, frequent Phase Magazine contributor Olha tells Gianmarco how she got started in design, how the pandemic affected her day-to-day work routine, what it meant to be a designer a while back and what it means to be one today, among other topics.
Published 09/30/20
Joining Gianmarco for the fifth episode Phase Podcast is Linus Öhman, a creative from Malmö, Sweden, and the mastermind behind Disrupt.Re. Throughout his several years of experience, he has been involved with pretty much every area of design. By listening to the conversation you can learn which life event led Linus to eventually become a designer, the implications the ongoing pandemic has had for companies and their digitalisation efforts, why Sweden didn't lock down, and why design should be...
Published 09/09/20
In this fourth episode of Phase Podcast, host Gianmarco has a conversation with designer, writer, and founder Eugen Eşanu. Eugen, who is currently based in Amsterdam, used to run his own design studio in the Dutch capital but is nowadays busy building the ultimate writing tool, Shosho. By listening to the conversation, you will find out how he first got into design, why he believes that writing and designing go hand-in-hand and how the idea for Shosho came about.
Published 08/19/20
Joining us for the third installment of Phase Podcast is Polish-based, Turkish-born textile designer and illustrator Emre Varlı, whose talk with host Gianmarco focused mostly on his design background and education, differences between design education in Turkey and Poland, how he approaches illustration and design tasks and a lot more.
Published 07/29/20
Joining host Gianmarco for episode #2 of Phase Podcast is Briandito Priambodo, a digital product designer and prolific writer who will be familiar to those of you who read our online publication as he’s the author of several articles published on Phase Magazine The conversation touched many topics, among those his work process and practice, his transition from developer to designer and the direction the digital design industry is heading towards.
Published 07/16/20
In the very first episode of the Phase Podcast, you'll hear a conversation that our host Gianmarco had with Nicholas Kramer, a senior designer at Barrel, an independent design agency in New York City.They talked about where is the industry headed, what is its current state, what gets Nicholas excited when he approaches a new project, the timeless value of good design, and plenty more. Gianmarco also had a little chat with Nick Budden, CEO at Phase, about why development is taking a little...
Published 06/17/20