545 episodes

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.

99% Invisible Roman Mars

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 254 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.

    491- The Missing Middle

    491- The Missing Middle

    What zoning out middle-sized housing options does to a city

    • 37 min
    490- Train Set

    490- Train Set

    Some of the most ambitious, fascinating, and downright crazy trains that the world has ever seen.

    • 32 min
    Roman Mars on Blank Check with Griffin and David

    Roman Mars on Blank Check with Griffin and David

    Bonus episode: Roman Mars on Blank Check with Griffin and David talking about The Quick and The Dead (Sam Raimi, 1995)

    • 2 hrs 17 min
    489- Pandemic Tracking and the Future of Data

    489- Pandemic Tracking and the Future of Data

    Data is the lifeblood of public health, and has been since the beginning of the field. We take a look at data gathering in regards to public health from the 1600s to today and how it might change in the future.

    • 58 min
    488- It’s a Small Aisle After All

    488- It’s a Small Aisle After All

    The evolution of the "international" section of the grocery store and how some products stay there forever and some break out to blend in with similar products throughout the market

    • 36 min
    487- Atlas Obscura

    487- Atlas Obscura

    We visit the site of one of the most infamous lost expeditions and the home of all the lost luggage.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
254 Ratings

254 Ratings

Cristin ,

Love it

Who knew design and engineering could be so interesting in audio form. Recommended by Radiolab, I was an instant fan of 99% invisible and Roman Mars. The episode called "Structural Integrity" still sticks with me now. Also, flag design.. who knew?? Subscribe now.

Grommito ,

The only podcast you will ever need.,.

If you only ever listen to one podcast in your life ..remember I said EVER .. this is the one..
PS
Roman has the best voice in the podcast universe!!!!!!

Rockoni ,

Unmissable

If you like understanding the world around us though a very wide, encompassing, accessibly loose lens of design and architecture then get on board.

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