28 episodes

Material Matters features in-depth interviews with a variety of designers, makers and artists about their relationship with a particular material or technique. Hosted by writer and critic Grant Gibson. Follow Grant on Insta @grant_on_design

Material Matters with Grant Gibson Grant Gibson

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Material Matters features in-depth interviews with a variety of designers, makers and artists about their relationship with a particular material or technique. Hosted by writer and critic Grant Gibson. Follow Grant on Insta @grant_on_design

    John Barnard on carbon fibre.

    John Barnard on carbon fibre.

    Grant Gibson talks to car designer and Formula 1 legend, John Barnard, about building the first car with a carbon fibre chassis.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Daniel Charny on fixing and repair.

    Daniel Charny on fixing and repair.

    Grant Gibson talks to Fixperts co-founder Daniel Charny about the importance of repair.

    • 56 min
    Shelley James on maths, music and the magic of glass.

    Shelley James on maths, music and the magic of glass.

    Grant Gibson speaks to artist Shelley James about maths, music and the magic of glass.

    • 53 min
    Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby – from plywood to (recycled) plastic.

    Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby – from plywood to (recycled) plastic.

    Grant Gibson speaks to Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Corinne Julius on a life in design and a love of craft.

    Corinne Julius on a life in design and a love of craft.

    Grant Gibson talks to journalist Corinne Julius about her life in design and her love of craft.

    • 49 min
    Sebastian Cox on food and furniture.

    Sebastian Cox on food and furniture.

    Grant Gibson talks to Sebastian Cox about making furniture and writing a new manifesto about food.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

fofieale ,

An absolute favorite

This series is a constant source of thoughtfully delivered education on so many levels. I look forward to each release knowing that I will be excited about the new things I will learn and the reflections that will evolve from them.

ZJW100 ,

Great series of interviews

So lucky to have such amazing artists working in so many different mediums in the UK and incredibly insightful and interesting listening to them in conversation! Love it.

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