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On Design brings you insightful conversations with design's most inspiring figures - from designers to artists, creative directors to entrepreneurs and everybody in between. If you want to know what inspires them, how they work and how they see the world, this is the podcast for you.

On Desig‪n‬ Justyna Green

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    • 4.8 • 38 Ratings

On Design brings you insightful conversations with design's most inspiring figures - from designers to artists, creative directors to entrepreneurs and everybody in between. If you want to know what inspires them, how they work and how they see the world, this is the podcast for you.

    Suhair Khan on Google, Open/Ended and activist design

    Suhair Khan on Google, Open/Ended and activist design

    Suhair Khan works on Strategic Projects at Google. Before that, she was heading up global projects for Google Arts and Culture. She's also the founder of Open/Ended - a new platform for activism design.

    In our conversation, we discuss Suhair's work at the nexus of technology, design, and art, the joy of experimentation, the role of activism in design, and her perspective on how large companies and individuals can work to make technology that's ethical and supports diversity. 

    • 46 min
    Anthony Burrill on typography, the process and understanding the world we live in

    Anthony Burrill on typography, the process and understanding the world we live in

    Anthony Burrill is a graphic artist, printmaker, and designer who’s known for his persuasive, up-beat, typographic works.

    In our conversation, Anthony discusses his design education and career as well as his early inspirations. We discuss the process of making new works, its importance to the finished pieces and creating work for the public realm. Finally, we talk about Anthony’s love of people and places, creating works that help to understand the world we live in.

    • 43 min
    Andrew Diprose on WIRED UK and storytelling

    Andrew Diprose on WIRED UK and storytelling

    Andrew Diprose is the creative director at WIRED UK. In our conversation, Andrew shares with me the story of launching the magazine eleven years ago, what he's learned along the way and how the publishing industry changed in the past decade. We also talk about adapting to change - whether it is caused by the digital media consumption patterns or the COVID pandemic. Finally, we discuss Andrew's biggest passion - storytelling. 

    Presented by Justyna Green
    Produced by James Green

    • 47 min
    Claire Cheung on Studio PI, diversity and equality

    Claire Cheung on Studio PI, diversity and equality

    Claire Cheung is an art director at Studio PI, a new photography and illustration agency that promotes equality and celebrates diversity. In our conversation Claire is brilliant and openly shares her story, working in design and art direction for 18 years as a woman of colour, coming from a working-class background. She also tells us about her role at Studio PI and the agency's mission and offers handy tips for anybody taking their first creative steps.

    Presented by Justyna Green
    Produced by James Green

    • 52 min
    Marice Cumber on Accumulate and The Book of Homelessness

    Marice Cumber on Accumulate and The Book of Homelessness

    Marice Cumber is the founder of Accumulate, the art school for the homeless. This year Accumulate's participants have worked on the now published Book of Homelessness - a graphic novel exploring their stories. In our conversation, we dive with Marice into her journey of founding Accumulate, the process of working on the book and most importantly, Marice shares with us stories of the book's authors.

    Presented by Justyna Green
    Produced by James Green

    • 44 min
    Sarah Fotheringham and Maninder Singh on Safomasi, travels and love of craftsmanship

    Sarah Fotheringham and Maninder Singh on Safomasi, travels and love of craftsmanship

    Sarah Fotheringham and Maninder Singh are founders of Safomasi - an award-winning design studio with storytelling at its heart. Safomasi is renowned for its travel-inspired prints applied to homewares and home decor by skilled craftsmen at the brand's workshop in India. In our chat, Sarah and Maninder discuss the journey of founding the business, the early years of being part of the creative industry in Delhi, and the importance of craftsmanship.

    Presented by Justyna Green
    Produced by James Green

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

RhinoTMT ,

Wonderful podcast

Find the design conversation on this podcast fascinating. I now listen regularly.

Tiernan Hughes ,

IMO, the best Design Podcast you can listen to.

This is genuinely one of the most engaging and relevant podcasts for anyone working within the Design Industry or who just has an Interest in design and creativity.

The dynamic range of guests from all creative mediums (architects, illustrators, curators) provides a varied range of insights and little wisdoms that are exactly what designers of all typologies can utilise to remain engaged, to learn and to grow as creatives.

Additionally, Justyna’s own intelligent yet relaxed conversational style serves to create organic, productive episodes that bring out the best in her guests.

All in all, Justyna has successfully created my all-time favourite podcast on Design.

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This is the Design Podcast I've been looking for! Lovely honest and open interviews!

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