Design Matters with Debbie Millman is one of the world’s very first podcasts. Broadcasting independently for over 15 years, the show is about how incredibly creative people design the arc of their lives.
Paula Scher, Emily Oberman and Michael Bierut, Celebrating 50 Years of Pentagram
Design royalty Paula Scher, Emily Oberman and Michael Bierut join this special live episode to celebrate and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the legendary, multi-disciplinary, independently owned design studio, Pentagram with a new, two-volume book, PENTAGRAM AT 50: LIVING BY DESIGN.
Digital visionary, bestselling author, founder of the popular Cool Tools website, and Co-Founder and Senior Maverick of Wired magazine—Kevin Kelly joins to talk about his career, his new book, and his radical optimism about the future of our world and humanity.
For over sixty years, Gloria Steinem has been at the center of American culture and political life, where she has been instrumental in shaping our ideas about feminism, humanity, and equal rights for all people. She joins to talk about her legendary career as an award-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author, co-founder of one of the most significant magazines of the 21st century, and an activist whose work has impacted the place women and girls now have in the world.
Best of Design Matters: Jessica Nordell
Jessica Nordell—science and cultural journalist—explores ways of changing pernicious thought patterns to eliminate unconscious bias for a more just world.
Best of Design Matters: Steven Heller
Steven Heller—legendary writer and author—joins to discuss his new book “Growing Up Underground,” an entertaining and humorous coming-of-age story at the center of New York’s youth culture in the 1960s and 1970s.
Best of Design Matters: Candice Carty-Williams
Author of the bestselling book “Queenie”—Candice Carty-Williams joins a very special guest host, Roxane Gay, to talk about her latest novel “People Person” which follows the Pennington family, a cadre of five half-siblings forced together in the wake of a dramatic event.
Excellent Interviews with Fresh Perspective!
Debbie brings on the most fascinating guests to cover a myriad of topics, and she does it in such a captivating and professional way. She is an excellent interviewer and her show is definitely worth a listen!
My Favorite Podcast
I listen to a lot of podcasts as I create. Design Matters always leaves me feeling a little smarter and a lot more creative! Thank you!
My Design Inspiration GO TO
Design Matters with Debbie Millman is one of my top favorite podcasts for feeling connected to the design community. It’s become a running joke in the office when the team sees me with my blue headphones on, they know I’m in the design podcast zone. The interviews and subjects discussed are Inspiring, interesting, moderated beautifully, with a million take aways — A must listen to if you’re a design geek like myself.