425 episodes

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.

Design Matters with Debbie Millman Design Observer

    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 991 Ratings

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.

    Best of Design Matters: Roman Mars

    Best of Design Matters: Roman Mars

    Roman Mars is the host and creator of 99% Invisible, a sound-rich, narrative podcast about the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world.

    • 43 min
    Keenan Scott II

    Keenan Scott II

    A playwright, poet, actor, director, and producer—Keenan Scott II joins to discuss his powerful and captivating Broadway play “Thoughts of a Colored Man.”

    • 44 min
    Best of Design Matters: Dr. Dori Tunstall

    Best of Design Matters: Dr. Dori Tunstall

    Dr. Dori Tunstall joined OCAD University in 2016 as Dean of Design. She is a design anthropologist, public intellectual, and design advocate who works at the intersections of critical theory, culture, and design. She leads the Cultures-Based Innovation Initiative focused on using old ways of knowing to drive innovation processes that directly benefit communities.

    • 32 min
    Ai Weiwei

    Ai Weiwei

    Ai Weiwei joins to discuss his new memoir “1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows,” depicting a century-long epic tale of China told through a story of his family.

    • 48 min
    Best of Design Matters: Rob Walker

    Best of Design Matters: Rob Walker

    Rob Walker discusses his interest in death and how our digital records remain online, being shy and how this influenced his decision to become a journalist, writing about the sleeved blanket known as the snuggie, and the wish to brand the idea of "be happy for what you have."

    • 38 min
    Ashley C. Ford

    Ashley C. Ford

    Ashley C. Ford joins to discuss her memoir “Somebody’s Daughter,” capturing a complex childhood shaped by family secrets, incarceration, and resilience.

    • 1 hr 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
991 Ratings

991 Ratings

irenomis ,

Simply brilliant.

One of the most interesting and enjoyable interviews of all time! Bravo and thank you.

Rivers aaaaa ,

Truly one of the best

Debbie is an exquisite interviewer and she gets the most interesting guests! This is a must listen for everyone!

fbnorton ,

The Perfect Podcast

Debbie Millman ties creativity, business, culture, and deep introspection into every interview. The people she curates are always amazing, but it's truly her voice and commitment to exploring the creative condition through a lens that's always kind, interesting, informative, and entertaining that makes the podcast special. 10/10

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