Debbie Millman

Elle Luna

Debbie Millman talks to Elle Luna about why she walked away from great design jobs with IDEO, Uber, and Mailbox.

Sara Jamshidi

The Observers

Built Environment

John Foster

The Birth of Rock and Roll

A visual origin story

Bonnie Siegler

Dear Bonnie: Indecisive in Detroit

Gut instinct


(in)Fringe 03: Blanket of Silence

The quiet before the storm

Rick Poynor

Exposure: Surface Transit by Eva Fuka

The shock of New York in the sixties

Debbie Millman

Ron Burrage

Debbie Millman talks to Ron Burrage about his design career, his performance career, and about how to design fearlessly.

Bryan Finoki

Architecture vs. the People

How anti-homeless measures diminish a city’s responsibility to its most vulnerable citizens

Sheena Calvert

Thesis Book Story: Sheena Calvert

A Visual Skeleton Key to Finnegan’s Wake

John Foster

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.

Bonnie Siegler

Three Reasons: Macbeth

Roman Polanski’s masterful film adaptation of the Shakespeare play

Véronique Vienne

When the Soundtrack is the Message

Music supervisor Beth Urdang

Sara Jamshidi

The Tree

Three perspectives

Steven Heller

On Being Forgotten

Obscurity or death?

Rick Poynor

Exposure: Rue du Temple, Paris by Gail Albert Halaban

The lure of a lighted window

Debbie Millman

Julia Turshen

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).

Erik Spiekermann

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).

The Editors

News from Elsewhere

Comics, art, ridesharing

John Foster

Native Son

The Photographs of Daniel Coburn

Bonnie Siegler

Dear Bonnie: Naive in Norwalk

Dear Bonnie doles out some homework

Rob Walker

Scalies in the Spotlight

The uncanny figures populating architectural renderings get some fresh scrutiny

Brett Newman

Thesis Book Story: Brett Newman

Announcing the launch of the Thesis Book Project

Victoria Solan

Stereotypes and Family Reunions

A conversation with Lisa Rosowsky

Rick Poynor

Exposure: J.G. Ballard by Brian Griffin

The science fiction of the ordinary

Creative Opportunities
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