Superhuman by Design: Unifying Community and Authenticity in Design With Donald Burlock

Donald Burlock, User Experience Designer and Author of Superhuman by Design, joins the show to discuss his book and his mission to bring authenticity and social impact to the design profession. He shares his journey of self-discovery and the importance of showing up as your authentic self in a world that often pressures us to conform. He also highlights the need for unification and the power of community in driving positive change. Whether you're a designer just starting or an experienced leader in the field, his book offers valuable insights and guidance for making a lasting impact in the design world.

Donald Burlock is a User Experience Designer and Author of the book Superhuman by Design. He has over 10 years of experience in the design industry, focusing on leveraging creativity to drive social impact. He is passionate about helping designers and creatives find their authentic voices and contribute meaningfully to the world.


(01:26) Introduction of Donald Burlock, Author of Superhuman by Design

(03:50) Icebreaker: His golfing journey, the intriguing intricacies of the sport, and his newfound appreciation for coordination and balance

(08:43) Icebreaker: The importance of unification and social connection in the evolving landscape of remote work and independence

(14:00) Icebreaker: How to own your image and persona amidst societal pressures to conform

(24:31) Superhuman by Design, a decade of design wisdom and inspiration from Donald Burlock to creatives of all levels

(35:13) His mission: To use design to enhance the human experience for the long term, looking beyond short-lived product improvements

(39:08) How to purchase the book and engage with Donald


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