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Debbie Millman

Lisa Congdon

On this episode Debbie talks with artist and writer Lisa Congdon about how she sometimes felt like an imposter.

Jessica Helfand

On Consequence

What happens when we let things go?

John Foster

Reading the Future

A new cache of Futurist books from a Russian library

Paula Wallace

From Hallway to Gallery

Big accomplishments from small ideas

Michael Bierut, Jessica Helfand

The Good, the Flat, and the Ugly

Instagram, rainbows, digital brutalism, Design: The Invention of Desire, the Freewrite.

Jessica Helfand

On Patience

Nobler than beauty

Bonnie Siegler

Adrift in Alabama

Moving on

Jessica Helfand

On Identity

To be human is to struggle with the unknowable. To design is to make things knowable.

Adrian Shaughnessy

Collaborate or Die

Graphic design as ensemble performance

Jessica Helfand

On Desire

Design matters because of the why, not the what: the sentiment, not the acquisition.

Rick Poynor

Exposure: Andy’s Food Mart by Tibor Kalman and M&Co

The virtue of the vernacular

Debbie Millman

Steven Heller

On their annual podcast Debbie talks to graphic design guru Steve about how to deliver social critiques with a punch.

Paula Wallace

The Mayor vs. Mohawks

"Those art kids."

John Foster

Capture the flag

The Asafo Flags of Ghana

Paula Wallace

Arms to Arts

"Why not make it an art college?"

Steven Heller

The D Word: Untutored

The anarchic collage of Art Chantry

Rick Poynor

Exposure: Mrs. E.N. Todter by Dion & Puett Studio

Art and the Ladies’ Field Club

Debbie Millman

Alison Bechdel

Debbie talks to Alicon Bechdel about how identifying herself as a lesbian when she was young lead her into a career as a cartoonist.

Adam Harrison Levy

Pop Art Is … Interviews with Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol’s Index

John Foster

Gestures in Sawdust

The Primitive Sculptures of John Byam

Véronique Vienne

The Invention of Desire

What’s Bad about Good Design

Rob Walker

Object Journalism at Mmuseumm

The new season of Mmuseumm speaks to our present, by way of unlikely objects.

Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand

Prisons and Paradise

Solitary confinement, virtual reality, design thinking for prisoners, Drew Hodges’s Broadway, The Paradise, Prince’s unpronounceable glyph

Steven Heller

The D Word: Psy Ops

Psychographics

Alan G. Brake

Dust to Dust

Nadav Kander’s searing landscapes

Creative Opportunities
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