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Design Matters with Debbie Millman

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Design Matters with Debbie Millman is one of the world’s very first podcasts. Broadcasting independently for over 15 years, the show is about how incredibly creative people design the arc of their lives.

Design Matters with Debbie Millman is one of the world’s very first podcasts. Broadcasting independently for over 15 years, the show is about how incredibly creative people design the arc of their lives.

Location:

Tempe, AZ

Description:

Design Matters with Debbie Millman is one of the world’s very first podcasts. Broadcasting independently for over 15 years, the show is about how incredibly creative people design the arc of their lives.

Language:

English


Episodes

James Clear

11/28/2022
James Clear has been writing about habits, decision making, and continuous improvement for over a decade. Author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Atomic Habits, he joins to talk about his career and how we can stop sabotaging our efforts with insurmountable goals.

Duration:01:11:49

Mickalene Thomas

11/21/2022
Known for her elaborate paintings composed of rhinestones, acrylic, and enamel, Mickalene Thomas draws on art history and popular culture to create a contemporary vision of female sexuality, beauty, and power.

Duration:01:07:25

Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer

11/14/2022
Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer are the co-founders of Sight Unseen, an online magazine where designers and tastemakers go to find what’s new and next in design and the visual arts. They join to share insights and secrets unveiled in their new book, “How to Live With Objects: A Guide to More Meaningful Interiors.”

Duration:01:03:35

David Aaker

11/7/2022
Hailed the “Father of Modern Branding,” David Aaker has received numerous awards for his contributions to the science of marketing and authored some of the most influential books in business. He joins to talk about his new book, “The Future of Purpose-Driven Branding,” and his legendary career.

Duration:00:55:55

Mauro Porcini

10/31/2022
PepsiCo’s award-winning Chief Design Officer, Mauro Porcini, reveals the secret to creating life-changing innovation in his new book, a manifesto for a genuine, authentic, and deeply humanistic approach to design.

Duration:00:54:22

David Rockwell

10/24/2022
As founder of the Rockwell Group, an award winning, cross-disciplinary architecture and design practice, David Rockwell has designed countless visual and spatial heartstoppers ranging from restaurants, hotels, airport terminals, and hospitals, to festivals, museum exhibitions, and Broadway sets. He joins to talk about his remarkable life and upcoming projects.

Duration:01:08:25

Michael Kimmelman

10/17/2022
Michael Kimmelman has been the architecture critic of The New York Times since 2011, writing about cities, public space, infrastructure, community development, public housing, equity, and the environment. He joins to talk about his extraordinary career in journalism and his new book, “The Intimate City: Walking New York.”

Duration:00:51:57

Dr. Temple Grandin

10/10/2022
Best-selling author, scientist, and trailblazer in autism research, Dr. Temple Grandin’s new book “Visual Thinking” draws on cutting-edge research and her own lived experience to reframe the conversation on neurodiversity and different types of thinkers.

Duration:00:43:37

Steven Heller

10/3/2022
Steven Heller—legendary writer and author—joins to discuss his new book “Growing Up Underground,” an entertaining and humorous coming-of-age story at the center of New York’s youth culture in the 1960s and 1970s.

Duration:01:03:05

Candice Carty-Williams

9/26/2022
Author of the Sunday Times bestselling Queenie—Candice Carty-Williams joins a very special guest host, Roxane Gay, to talk about her latest novel People Person which follows the Pennington family, a cadre of five half-siblings forced together in the wake of a dramatic event.

Duration:00:45:59

A.M. Homes

9/19/2022
Best known for her controversial novels featuring extreme situations and characters, A.M. Homes discusses her most recent book, The Unfolding, and her remarkable career authoring thirteen extraordinarily original books.

Duration:01:06:25

Best of Design Matters: Anita Hill

9/12/2022
Thirty years ago, Anita Hill became a household name when she told the world about her experience with sexual harassment in the workplace. Today, she joins to talk about her extraordinary life and new book, “Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence.”

Duration:01:01:55

Best of Design Matters: Nick Offerman

9/6/2022
Reflecting on his remarkable life and career, Nick Offerman shares his insights on acting, marriage and the current state of the world.

Duration:01:08:10

Best of Design Matters: Michael Stipe

8/29/2022
Michael Stipe joins to talk about his remarkable life, photography practice, and career as the lead singer and lyricist for the band R.E.M.

Duration:01:06:51

Chris Evert

8/22/2022
Rising to the top of tennis stardom, Chris Evert talks about her groundbreaking career as a legendary athlete.

Duration:00:57:51

Jessica Nordell

8/15/2022
Jessica Nordell—science and cultural journalist—explores ways of changing pernicious thought patterns to eliminate unconscious bias for a more just world.

Duration:01:11:19

Best of Design Matters: Rickie Lee Jones

8/8/2022
Long a believer in the impossible, Rickie Lee Jones has lived an extraordinary life of song. Here, she reflects on five decades of making music.

Duration:01:11:46

Best of Design Matters: Catherine Opie

8/1/2022
At 8 years old, Catherine Opie realized “that history is made within an image culture”—and here, she discusses her incredible life as a photographer driven by culture.

Duration:01:31:25

Antwaun Sargent

7/25/2022
Writer, editor, and curator Antwaun Sargent joins to talk about his remarkable career, positioned at the center of the explosion of interest in art made by Black Americans.

Duration:01:02:19

Jason Reynolds

7/18/2022
Jason Reynolds—award-winning author and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature—discusses his prolific writing career that inspires young readers to discover their own stories.

Duration:01:25:43