13 Web Design Podcasts

As marvelous as it is browsing the net seeking new resources, keeping up to date with fresh web trends, new web app start-ups and learning new techniques, it can be very time consuming and not very productive. An easy solution is to subscribe to a podcast dedicated to web design. You could listen to it while you are ‘working’, at the gym or even while you are making dinner.
Below we have collected the best web design related podcasts, including some podcasts related to type, print and graphic design.

Boagworld Podcast

Web Design Podcasts
Boagworld is not primarily a technology show , the emphasis is on news, features and interviews, aimed at helping those running and developing websites.
Each episode lasts from 45 minutes to 90 minutes, and is presented by Paul Boag and Marcus Lillington from UK based web design company Headscape. The show offers a great mix of design and development topics, a touch of humor and giving an insight into how a high-end design company works and runs.
On air from 2005, Boagworld is the longest running and most popular web design podcast , and as such should not be missed.
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CreativeXpert Design Interviews

Web Design Podcasts
CreativeXpert is the brainchild of host Alan Houser, the founder and honcho of Creative Component, a web design company based in Indianapolis, Indiana and his co-host is Eric E. Anderson. CreativeXpert Design Interviews is a podcast series featuring interviews with web designers and other creative experts about their careers, techniques, inspiration and upcoming projects.
Latest interviews include Ryan Carver and Greg Veen (the makers of Typekit), Dan Rubin and Scott Belsky (founding partner of Behance). In their next episode they are interviewing Jeffrey Zeldman and Ethan Marcotte. Yes, this is a high quality podcast, offering insightful interviews with heavy-weight web designers and developers.
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Sitepoint Podcast

Web Design Podcasts
The Sitepoint podcast covers every possible aspect of web design. It is quite possibly the most detailed and in-depth podcast on this list, offering interviews with prominent web designers (including Matt Mullenweg of WP fame), tackling web issues, tips and tutorials for almost every possible language, discussing web trends and offering advice on accesibilty and web standards. Any serious web deisgner should subscribe to this podcast, it is regularly updated and you even have the added bonus of being able to read the transcript on Sitepoints web site.
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UIE Brain Sparks Podcasts

Web Design Podcasts
User Interface Engineering is a research, training, and consulting firm specializing in web site and product usability. The founder of UIE and podcast host is Jared M. Spool. If you’ve ever seen Jared speak about usability, you know that he’s probably the most effective and knowledgeable communicator on the subject today. He’s been working in the field of usability and design since 1978, before the term "usability" was ever associated with computers.
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Freelance Radio

Web Design Podcasts
Freelance Radio brings you advice, tips and resources for freelancers within there regularly updated podcast. Freelancing does cover a broad range of professions, so wether you are a web designer, graphic designer, blogger… this is essential listening. Most topics discussed on the show will be relevant, in one way or another, to you and your creative field.
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Typeradio

Web Design Podcasts
OK, this not really a web development podcast, more of a show dedicated to typography (you might have guessed by the title). Typeradio has been on air from 2004, brought to you by Donald Beekman, Liza Enebeis aka LoveLiza and Underware and is a very funny show, and of course informative.
As well as being able to download the episodes, on there site, you can filter podcasts by interviewee or even by font.
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.net Magazine Podcasts

Web Design Podcasts
.net mags fortnightly podcast is a mix of interviews with leading digital experts, web design techniques (covering Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop), web news, reviews and inspiration from new talent.
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WebDevRadio Podcast

Web Design Podcasts
Hosted by Michael Kimsal, the WebDevRadio Podcast brings you updates from the web development world, as well as interviews with some of the people making it happen.
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The Web 2.0 Show

Web Design Podcasts
The Web 2.0 Show is an audio podcast hosted by Josh Owens and Adam Stacoviak that profiles the people behind some of the the next generation and upcoming web services. It is produced by Handcrafted, a Ruby on Rails Development Consulting firm and is hosted by Josh Owens and Adam Stacoviak.
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Web Axe Podcast

Web Design Podcasts
On air since 2005 and hosted by Dennis Lembree from Web Overhauls and Ross Johnson from 3.7 Designs, the show focuses specifically on web accessibility.
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InDesignSecrets

Web Design Podcasts
Developed by page-layout guru David Blatner and “DesignGeek” Anne-Marie Concepción, InDesign Secrets is your one-stop shop for all things Adobe InDesign.
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Adobe Creative Suite Podcast

Web Design Podcasts
The Adobe Creative Suite Podcast offers tips and tutorials from host Terry White. He mainly focuses on InDesign and Photoshop, but does from time to time cover other Creative Suite products.
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Tuts+ Podcast

Web Design Podcasts
The Tuts+ Network have recently announced the launch of there new podcast, with a new episode airing once a month. Hosted by Danny Outlaw and Sean Hodge (Tuts+ editor) you can expect, just like most things from the network, an informative, fresh and high quality show.
In this first episode they talk about the web design work-flow from start to finish. This includes gathering information from the client to get a better idea of what they want visually, what steps you take in preparing mockups, how you share mockups with clients, what you do to get clients to sign off on design, testing of the final coded design, and other major steps of the web design workflow.
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Paul Andrew is the editor and founder of Speckyboy Design Magazine.

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