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Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org.

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    • 4.8 • 3.6K Ratings

Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org.

    509- Tale of the Jackalope

    509- Tale of the Jackalope

    The jackalope is a mythical mascot of the American West – inspiring an absolute river of trinkets and songs and whiskies and postcards and tall tales.

    • 34 min
    508- President Clinton Interviews Roman Mars

    508- President Clinton Interviews Roman Mars

    On this special feature episode, President Bill Clinton interviews 99% Invisible host and creator Roman Mars.

    • 49 min
    507- Search and Ye Might Find

    507- Search and Ye Might Find

    How did we get to a point where "search" is failing us?

    • 36 min
    506- Monumental Diplomacy

    506- Monumental Diplomacy

    North Korea's state-run design studio has long been a prolific maker of statues around the world, particularly in Africa

    • 36 min
    505- First Errand

    505- First Errand

    The infrastructure, zoning, and cultural factors that make the hit Japanese TV program Old Enough, where toddlers go on errands by themselves, possible

    • 28 min
    504- Bleep!

    504- Bleep!

    There's a particular one-kilohertz tone that is universally understood to be covering up inappropriate words on radio and TV. But there are other options, too, like silence -- so why did this particular *bleep* sound become ubiquitous?

    • 31 min

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4.8 out of 5
3.6K Ratings

3.6K Ratings

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Amazing! Everyone should listen to this podcast

Every episode I learn something and I love the relationship between stories and policies that enable great cities, places and communities. Thanks for making it happen

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Amazing!!! Educational and Creative

Its such a great podcast and the best thing I started doing in morning. I have become so much better just listening to it.
Its an experience 😊

LBMizrahi ,

As an architect, this show feeds my soul like no other

Listening to Roman Mars and the team bring beautiful stories - some about architecture and some not at all - is truly my favourite part of the day. The Vernacular is a great addition - highly recommend ❤️

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