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Michael Bierut and Jessica Helfand of Design Observer discuss design, current events, and current enthusiasms.

Michael Bierut and Jessica Helfand of Design Observer discuss design, current events, and current enthusiasms.
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United States

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Michael Bierut and Jessica Helfand of Design Observer discuss design, current events, and current enthusiasms.

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English


Episodes

Episode 90: The Container for the Story

10/19/2018
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The Cleveland Justice Center and Season 3 of Serial, adaptive reuse, the Secret History of the Future, Articles of Interest, The Romanoffs

Duration:00:33:28

Episode 89: Headsets and Holograms

9/27/2018
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VR typography, Glenn Gould hologram tour, Paul Rand ephemera auction, Robert Venturi, Mark Lamster’s Philip Johnson biography, Werner’s Nomenclature of Colors

Duration:00:32:54

Episode 88: Anonymous™

9/13/2018
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Bob Woodward’s Fear, the Quiet Resistance, representing anonymity, Face Values at the London Design Biennale, QAnon infographics, Todd Alcott’s faux vintage book covers

Duration:00:31:02

Episode 87: Mortadella and Mortality

8/23/2018
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Eataly World, HBO’s Succession, Betsy DeVos in McMansion Hell, Little Fires Everywhere, the Coltrane Circle

Duration:00:32:03

Episode 86: Home and Away

8/10/2018
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Wes Anderson in Italy; 3D printed Mars habitat competition; from Hilton to boutique hotels to Airbnb; designer baby names; the Vignelli townhouse

Duration:00:31:34

Episode 85: Midsummer Music

7/26/2018
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Musical theater, soundtracks, Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Rachmaninoff’s Cello Sonata in D Minor, and more.

Duration:00:29:07

Episode 84: The Politician’s Gaze

7/12/2018
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Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, a White House without culture, John Carreyrou’s Bad Blood, early Ivan Chermayeff book covers

Duration:00:34:27

Episode 83: Post-Its and Blocks

6/21/2018
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Design Thinking Wars: Lee Vinsel vs. d.school; Alexandra Lange’s The Design of Childhood; The Incredibles 2; Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous

Duration:00:28:54

Episode 82: Constitutional Sans

6/8/2018
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The president’s lawyer uses Comic Sans, speculative design, Let the Sun Shine In, crazy walls.

Duration:00:30:49

Episode 81: American Royalty

5/25/2018
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Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle; Tom Wolfe as design writer, Benedict Cumberbatch as Patrick Melrose; the scent of Play-Doh

Duration:00:29:29

Episode 80: Age and Authenticity

5/11/2018
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The Age of Post-Authenticity and the Ironic Truths of Meme Culture, a Prince George parody account, American house numbers

Duration:00:27:43

Episode 79: 1968 at 50

4/26/2018
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Nixon-Humphrey, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The White Album, Laugh-In, LSD… and the meaning of anniversaries

Duration:00:28:48

Episode 78: Delete Your Account

4/5/2018
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Deleting Facebook, AI and images, Tree Change Dolls, Kurt Vonnegut’s Player Piano, listing for 450 W. Grixdale

Duration:00:36:10

Episode 77: Cape to California

3/23/2018
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Cape Town’s water crisis, Los Angeles’ first chief design officer, Lubalin 100, Walter Dorwin Teague’s Design This Day

Duration:00:25:42

Episode 76: Taking License

3/9/2018
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A proposal to license designers, Black Panther, Legally Black movie posters, NASA’s Pluto site

Duration:00:32:40

Episode 75: Dressed and Obsessed

2/23/2018
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Phantom Thread, John Perry Barlow, Cleveland Indians to retire Chief Wahoo, Obama portraits, riotous schnauzers

Duration:00:24:34

Episode 74: Eyes and Hands

2/1/2018
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Cræft by Alexander Langlands, doctors and design, Sean Tejaratchi’s LiarTown, a pair of iRi NYC sneakers

Duration:00:31:46

Episode 73: Fire, Fury, Playtime

1/16/2018
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Eva Hagberg Fisher on dressing for sexual harassment proceedings, Oprah at the Golden Globes, Print goes digital, Fire and Fury pop-up book, Jacques Tati’s PlayTime

Duration:00:38:15

Episode 72: Out With the Old

12/29/2017
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New York Times Magazine, Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, favorite podcasts, Wormwood, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Duration:00:31:45

Episode 71: A 40,000-point 9

12/14/2017
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Ivan Chermayeff and American modernism, Kurt Andersen, Vincent Scully, Ivo van Hove’s The Fountainhead, Brothers in Arms

Duration:00:35:31