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New Season of Design Matters

Design Matters with Debbie Millman starts its 13th season on Monday, October 16, 2017 with new episodes airing every Monday on Design Observer. Host Debbie Millman continues her pursuit of interviewing the world’s most creative designers, thinkers, writers, and cultural commentators on her popular podcast. Design Matters boasts well over five million downloads per year, and is the recipient of a Cooper Hewitt National Design Award. In the nearly thirteen years since its inception, Millman has interviewed more than 300 design luminaries and cultural figures, including Massimo Vignelli, Milton Glaser, Malcolm Gladwell, Dan Pink, Barbara Kruger, and Seth Godin.

The new season features Thomas Kail, director of Hamilton; artist Deborah Kass; performance artist Marina Abramović; Richard Saul Wurman, founder of TED; Kenny Fries, memoirist, poet, disability expert, and winner of the 2007 Outstanding Book Award, from the Gustavus Myers Center for the study of Bigotry and Human Rights; author and psycho-therapist Esther Perel; Emma Donoghue, playwright and author of Room; writer Brené Brown; designer Paul Sahre; a live show with designer and illustrator Kate Moross; comedian and writer Catie Lazarus; and Anand Giridharadas, writer and newspaper columnist.

You can listen to new episodes weekly, and to the entire archive of Design Matters on Design Observer, iTunes, and SoundCloud. Tune in Monday for more!

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