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Design Notes is a Google Design Podcast about creative work and what it teaches us, hosted by Liam Spradlin. Each episode we talk to people from unique creative fields to discover what inspires and unites us in our practice.

Nov 26, 2019

This episode is part of a special series of four interviews with the winners of this year’s Material Design Awards, exploring what goes into creating an award-winning app.

Reflectly, a unique journaling app, won this year’s award for innovation by pushing the boundaries of Material Design and bringing it to life...


Nov 26, 2019

This episode is part of a special series of four interviews with the winners of this year’s Material Design Awards, exploring what goes into creating an award-winning app.

Ruff is a focused note-taking app that won this year’s award for theming, building an expressive identity through the consistent application of...


Nov 26, 2019

This episode is part of a special series of four interviews with the winners of this year’s Material Design Awards, exploring what goes into creating an award-winning app.

Trip.com is a travel app that won this year’s award for universality by accounting for users around the world with over a dozen supported...


Nov 26, 2019

This episode is part of a special series of four interviews with the winners of this year’s Material Design Awards, exploring what goes into creating an award-winning app.

Scripts won this year’s award for Experience, with creative interactions, navigation, and content presentation. In the interview, I spoke with...


Oct 30, 2019

In this episode, Liam speaks with Bradley Munkowitz, also known as designer/director GMUNK, unpacking Munkowitz’s scintillating psychedelic aesthetic — inspired by actual psychedelic experiences — and why it’s important as a designer to continually challenge and be challenged, maintaining a healthy discomfort...