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Being a designer or a developer isn’t your average job as it is constantly evolving, giving you new tools to either become more productive or to simply create better work.  We often read books, brush up our skills with tutorials, subscribe to blogs and even attend conferences but we most of us still overlook one medium and that is the almighty podcast today’s post is about 8 Great Podcasts for Designers & Developers.

1. ShopTalk Web Design Podcast

Shoptalk is a live and pretty new podcast from Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert. Both of them does an excellent job focusing the conversation on front end web development, and they bring on great guests to talk . They balance show by answering audio and email questions including all that great geeky humor. I’ve personally been a listener to their very first show.

2. The Non-Breaking Space

Non Breaking Space is a show where we’ll seek out the best, brightest and smartest people on the web and talk to them about how and why they do what they do. Your hosts are Christopher Schmitt and Dave McFarland, two web designers, authors and trainers who have a passion for sharing knowledge about the web.

3. The Web Ahead

A weekly podcast about changing technologies and the future of the web, discussing HTML5, mobile, responsive design, iOS, Android, and more

4. The Big Web Show

The Big Web Show features special guests and topics like web publishing, art direction, content strategy, typography, web technology, and more. It’s everything web that matters.

5. The Deeply Graphic DesignCast

If you are a graphic designer, web designer or a visual designer of any kind, this is the podcast for you. Each episode tackles a different graphic design related topic, from finding better clients to online portfolios to making sure you get paid. We also offer tips and tricks in our “Do Yourself a Favor” segment and advice when we answer a listener question.

6. Rookie Designer

Rookie Designer is the podcast for the up and coming designer. See the world of graphic, photography and multimedia through the eyes of a beginner, and acquire the skills necessary to become a veteran Designer.

Discussion will include techniques, solutions, business practices, application specific tips and tutorials, and general design, technology and photography topics. Everybody is a Rookie before they’re an All-Star!

7. Let’s Make Mistakes

Mike Monteiro and Katie Gillum of Mule Design talk mostly about design and how to do it, with a few tangents along the way.

8. The Industry Radio Show

The Industry is an independent blog and podcast highlighting design focused startups and people. We exist to give the design driven a voice in tech media.

Find any worth listening that didn’t make it on to this list that are worth checking out. If you share some others you more then welcome to.


8 Great Podcasts for Designers & Developers