557 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
    • 4.8 • 23.7K 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.

    503- Re:peat

    503- Re:peat

    For the love of peat

    • 40 min
    502- 99% Vernacular: Volume 3

    502- 99% Vernacular: Volume 3

    In the final episode of our vernacular spectacular anniversary series, 99pi producers and friends of the show will be sharing more stories of regional architecture–some close to home, some on remote islands– that capture our imagination and inspire us to look deeper.

    • 34 min
    501- 99% Vernacular: Volume 2

    501- 99% Vernacular: Volume 2

    The utilitarian and "ugly" architecture that is beautiful to us

    • 30 min
    500- 99% Vernacular: Volume 1

    500- 99% Vernacular: Volume 1

    We often tell stories about how people shape the built world, but on this milestone 500th episode, we're telling stories about how the built world has shaped us (with good history and facts thrown in, because we're us).

    • 33 min
    499- Say Aloe to My Little Frond

    499- Say Aloe to My Little Frond

    The history of taking plants that grow naturally in one place, and moving them halfway around the world to an entirely different place with a different, often inhospitable, climate-- and then keeping them alive by growing them in potting soil that we bought at Home Depot.

    • 39 min
    498- The Octagon House

    498- The Octagon House

    The Octagonal House fad and self-improvement in the 1800s

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
23.7K Ratings

23.7K Ratings

Wojciech_ ,

A classic title

For years, 99pi has been one of the best podcasts available. Definitely recommended

Inlawrence ,

Always interesting

Well-written, -edited and -produced, I seem always to learn something, even when I know a lot about a topic. Only slightly relevant: love Roman Mars’ voice!

Wiz ,

Fun and Informative

This a fun and informative podcast for everyone not just design geeks.

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