Offscreen Magazine Issue 8 is available now on loremnotipsum.com and brings you conversations with Australian-born banking maverick Josh Reich; New Orleans-based ed-tech entrepreneur Jennifer Medbery; the founder of award-winning digital agency Big Spaceship, Michael Lebowitz. MOO.com creator and print devotee Richard Moross; trailblazing Paper and Pencil maker Georg Petschnigg; and Twitter’s Vice-President of Design, Mike Davidson.
Offscreen Magazine gives you an in-depth look at the life and work of people that create websites and apps. Offscreen Magazine wants to tell the less obvious human stories of creativity, passion and hard work that hide behind every interface. Each issue is built around six lengthy interviews with creative minds of successful websites, apps and other digital products. Offscreen talks to aspiring freelancers and renowned designers and developers, and ask them about their professional and private lives, what inspires and motivates them, and what goes on behind the scenes of some of the Web’s biggest names. Offscreen explores how web folks collaborate, what their workspaces look like or what you may find on their desks.
- Josh Reich. Co-Founder of Simple — on quitting med school, his nerdy adulation of numbers, and his concept of a pain-free relationship with money.
- Jennifer Medbery. Founder of Kickboard — on the role of tech in education, being an entrepreneur in post-Katrina New Orleans, and how to make kids think like programmers.
- Michael Lebowitz. Founder of Big Spaceship — on making websites for Hollywood, how seating arrangements affect creative output, and his aversion to rock-star culture.
- Richard Moross. Founder of MOO — on the worst product name in the history of branding, and building a tech company on the back of a printing business.
- Georg Petschnigg. Co-Founder of FiftyThree — on how modern dance techniques inspire his leadership style, the complexity of hardware production, and the nonlinear creative process.
- Mike Davidson. Twitter VP of Design — on his formative years in the mosh pit, how to measure startup success, and discovering permanence in building his own home.
Contributors: Offscreen Magazine – Issue 8
- Thoughts — Food for thought by Greg Knauss and Cassie McDaniel
- A Day In The Life Of — Rafael Conde, Rin Räuber, PJ McCormick, Alice Newton
- Feature — Chris McClelland builds a mobile-controlled, beer-brewing robot.
- Profile — The Conversation presents a new approach for fact-based news reporting.
- Founder Story — Dale Partridge leads a for-profit company with a charitable mission at heart.
- User Experience — Duolingo connects language students worldwide.
- Feature — Tyler Kealey art-directs from his home in the remote Canadian mountains.
- Home Work — Ricky Onsman, Erin Anacker, Duncan Graham, Julien Martin
- Gear Guide — by Casper Klenz-Kitenge
- Workspace — Stripe, Open Table, Wotif, Twitter, envato, YouTube Creator Space
- Reflections — Matt Gemmell and the meaning of legacy in the digital age.
- and much more