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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 Design Observer

    • Arts
    • 4.5 • 978 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.

    Dorie Clark

    Dorie Clark

    In our short-term world, Dorie Clark is proof positive that there’s incredible power in long-term strategy—and here she riffs on her new book, “The Long Game.”

    • 55 min
    Catherine Opie

    Catherine Opie

    At 8 years old, Catherine Opie realized “that history is made within an image culture”—and here, she discusses her incredible life as a photographer driven by culture.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Design Matters From the Archive: V (Formerly Eve Ensler)

    Design Matters From the Archive: V (Formerly Eve Ensler)

    After surviving intense abuse as a child, V grew up to pen powerful prose and plays—and today fights for women suffering around the world.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Design Matters From the Archive: Seth Godin

    Design Matters From the Archive: Seth Godin

    In his third Design Matters interview, writer Seth Godin riffs on his 20th book—“The Practice”—a milestone text exploring creativity and the sheer power of doing the work and putting it out into the world.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Carly Kuhn

    Carly Kuhn

    From the Groundlings and “Chelsea Lately” to fashion illustration, textile work and beyond, Carly Kuhn—aka The Cartorialist—may not have set out to become an artist, but she became a brilliant one.

    • 48 min
    Quiara Alegría Hudes

    Quiara Alegría Hudes

    After dreaming of becoming a musician, Quiara Alegría Hudes found her true future on the page—and in such works as “My Broken Language” and “In the Heights.” Here, the Pulitzer winner meditates on the many muses that were instrumental in her becoming the creative she is today.

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
978 Ratings

978 Ratings

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!

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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

adrivisual ,

I wish I had this podcast when I was growing up

I am a visual artist and every time I hear one of these podcasts, I get connected to a period on my life, past and present. Having an art career was a bit hard for me and in these shows you can hear so many answers to your doubts and concerns . I wish I had this resource when I was started my career, highly recommended

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