650 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.

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    • 4.8 • 24.8K 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.

    578- Anything's Pastable: Eat Sauté Love

    578- Anything's Pastable: Eat Sauté Love

    Dan Pashman embarks on an epic trip across Italy in search of lesser-known pasta dishes — and to learn about the evolution of pasta more broadly.

    • 44 min
    577- The Society of Ambiance Makers and Elegant Persons

    577- The Society of Ambiance Makers and Elegant Persons

    Bright, flamboyant central African fashion

    • 35 min
    576- Chambre de Bonne

    576- Chambre de Bonne

    The history of the chambre de bonne, the tiny French apartment type that may be, finally, on the way out.

    • 33 min
    Roman Mars Describes Athens GA As It Is

    Roman Mars Describes Athens GA As It Is

    A 99pi guide to some of our favorite design features of Athens, Georgia.

    • 36 min
    575- Autism Pleasantville

    575- Autism Pleasantville

    How to accommodate autism in the built world

    • 32 min
    574- The Monster Under the Sink

    574- The Monster Under the Sink

    The garbage disposer and the dream of a garbage-free city

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
24.8K Ratings

24.8K Ratings

elysian012 ,

My favorite podcast

Been listening for years, my favorite podcast EVER. Love Roman Mars and the entire 99 team through the years. Don’t stop!

skinnyace ,

I love Roman Mars

I love Roman Mars he is my only reason I listen to 99% invisible-well I also love the interesting things it covers-besides that my point is Roman knows how to tell an intriguing and well thought out story. I also love how comedic he is. So if you see this Roman Mars know that your doing a fine job.

Crazy_Cowboy ,

Listened For Many Years - No More

Roman has a great show concept and I do find many of his topics quite interesting. Roman’s downfall is due to the fact that he lives in Oakland, California, and so he’s surrounded by far-left political leanings, most of which he seems to have adopted. That’s fine actually, I have no issues with that, but he has let it bleed over into his podcast and I feel like he’s just become a mouthpiece for those left-wing positions. Because Roman lives in an echo-chamber in Oakland, he probably thinks most of the U.S. feels the same way he does, and that’s simply not the case. In fact, he’s probably alienating at least half of his audience when those moments arise, and I quite frankly am just tired of listening to it. If he had stuck to his show and not made it political, then he’d have a winning formula, but those moments of, dare I say “activism” under the guise of a podcast about design is what has me saying, goodbye. I enjoyed the good times, but will not miss the emphasis of left-wing talking points.

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