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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 TED Audio Collective

    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 1.1K 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.

    Richard Tuttle

    Richard Tuttle

    One of the master artists of our time, Richard Tuttle joins to talk about his 60+ year career that has revolutionized the landscape of temporary art.

    • 38 min
    The secret Somali mixtapes | Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala

    The secret Somali mixtapes | Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala

    It’s 1988, and Somalis are fleeing the city of Hargeisa. People are trying to get out, trying to save their families and sometimes their things. But in the city’s radio station, staff are packing cassettes and reel to reel recordings into a secret underground bunker. What's on them? A slice of the country’s musical heritage, to remain for years in an underground room—until now. Listen to songs from the episode on this special playlist on Spotify: https://tedtalks.social/3yct0Mj

    This story was produced in collaboration with Kerning Cultures, a podcast telling stories from the Middle East and North Africa, and the spaces in between. You can find the podcast wherever you're listening to this.


    This is an episode of Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala, another podcast in the TED Audio Collective. If you want to hear more episodes exploring ideas in Caracas, Barcelona, Puerto Rico, the world of dreams and beyond, follow Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala wherever you're listening to this.

    • 29 min
    Brad Listi

    Brad Listi

    Described as a darkly funny meditation on creativity and family, Brad Listi joins to talk about his new book, “Be Brief and Tell Them Everything.”

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Celebrating Pride

    Celebrating Pride

    Catherine Opie, Adam J. Kurtz, Robyn Kanner, Michael Stipe, and the Indigo Girls reflect on their journeys in this special Pride episode of Design Matters.

    • 43 min
    Susan Cain

    Susan Cain

    #1 New York Times best-selling author Susan Cain shares how a bittersweet, melancholic outlook makes emotional room for beauty, creativity, and love.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Joan As Police Woman

    Joan As Police Woman

    Joan Wasser shares her musical journey from a classically trained violinist to a solo singer, songwriter, and rock star known as Joan As Police Woman.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

Hawah22 ,

Somalis

It’s just Somalis re: the folks from Somalia.

Teh Brw ,

Starlee Kine Episode

Thanks you for having Starlee as a guest. I loved her Mystery Show podcast and have been waiting for new episodes to fill my feed since 2015! Didn’t realize it had been that long until your interview with Starlee. Maybe I should unfollow Mystery Show now that I know it won’t be back. Please let Starlee know she is missed!

verdedafloresta ,

Ethan Hawke

Debbie is the best interviewer! She has interesting comments and insightful questions. I love Ethan Hawke so much, and this interview is the best.

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