Debbie Millman talks to Elle Luna about why she walked away from great design jobs with IDEO, Uber, and Mailbox.
The Birth of Rock and Roll
A visual origin story
Dear Bonnie: Indecisive in Detroit
(in)Fringe 03: Blanket of Silence
The quiet before the storm
Exposure: Surface Transit by Eva Fuka
The shock of New York in the sixties
Debbie Millman talks to Ron Burrage about his design career, his performance career, and about how to design fearlessly.
Architecture vs. the People
How anti-homeless measures diminish a city’s responsibility to its most vulnerable citizens
Thesis Book Story: Sheena Calvert
A Visual Skeleton Key to Finnegan’s Wake
Body of Knowledge
A historical overview of anatomical drawing
Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand
Inside the Lines
Michael and Jessica discuss the The Grid, which uses artificial intelligence to design websites, the history of grids, and the unlikely success of coloring books for adults.
Three Reasons: Macbeth
Roman Polanski’s masterful film adaptation of the Shakespeare play
When the Soundtrack is the Message
Music supervisor Beth Urdang
On Being Forgotten
Obscurity or death?
Exposure: Rue du Temple, Paris by Gail Albert Halaban
The lure of a lighted window
On this episode of Design Matters, Debbie Millman talks to Julia Turshen about cooking and writing (and how to successfully peel a hard boiled egg).
Analogue to the Rescue
The ability to measure time precisely freed minds, enabled science, and opened the world both to exploration and exploitation. Then it trapped us. Offline technologies may save the day (or night).
News from Elsewhere
Comics, art, ridesharing
The Photographs of Daniel Coburn
Dear Bonnie: Naive in Norwalk
Dear Bonnie doles out some homework
Scalies in the Spotlight
The uncanny figures populating architectural renderings get some fresh scrutiny
Thesis Book Story: Brett Newman
Announcing the launch of the Thesis Book Project
Stereotypes and Family Reunions
A conversation with Lisa Rosowsky
Exposure: J.G. Ballard by Brian Griffin
The science fiction of the ordinary