Future of Web Design 2011 Conference – Day 2

Future of Web Design 2011 Conference – Day 2 Overview and take aways with Abbey Tosic

As you may recall from previous podcast, Abbey Tosic participated in the Future of Web Design 2011 conference that took place in London 16th – 18th May 2011 and has graciously offered to share her thoughts and send back a few interviews of some of the more notable speakers. For today’s WebProfessionals.org podcast we’re pleased to be sharing the following interviews and links to the following speakers from Future of Web Design (FOWD) 2011 London.

* Abbey Tosic, FOWD Overview Day 2
* Ian Stewart, ThemeShaper.com talking about WordPress
* Josh Clark, Global Moxie talking about Mobile Design Strategy
* Sarah B Nelson, Hot Studios talking about improving collaboration, supporting creativity, and encouraging innovation

Special shout out Ian, Josh and Sarah for their time and insights. I encourage you to check out the videos, their bios links below to learn more about their writings and extended presentations. Super cool people with lots of great stuff to share for Web professionals interested in designing with WordPress, Mobile design strategies and improving collaboration strategies.


Abbey Tosic, Online Design & Usability lead at 3M Headquarters in St Paul, MN and blog, Dotcom Girls.

Ian Stewart, ThemeShaper.com
Ian Stewart is a Theme Wrangler for Automattic, the folks behind WordPress.com, and has had a hand in creating some of the most popular WordPress themes around. He’s super-passionate about beautiful design, semantic HTML, and making the web better with WordPress.

Josh Clark, Global Moxie
Josh Clark is a designer, developer, and author specializing in mobile design strategy and user experience. He’s author of the O’Reilly books “Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps” and “Best iPhone Apps: The Guide for Discriminating Downloaders.” Josh’s outfit Global Moxie offers consulting services and workshops to help creative companies build tapworthy mobile apps and effective websites.

Sarah B Nelson, Hot Studios
Sarah B. Nelson is the Principal of User Experience at Hot Studio. She has nearly 15 years of experience in interactive media, designing kiosks, mobile, and online experiences for clients in a variety of industries. Sarah has a particular passion for practice development, conducting research into methods for improving collaboration, supporting creativity, and encouraging innovation. Sarah brings a unique blend of creative vision and technical expertise to her work. Her research-focused approach to interaction design has produced successful results for her clients. At Hot, Sarah has worked with Palm, Nike, Gilt Groupe, Linden Lab, Zvents, and the Yerba Buena Center for the Aets

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