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The Crit takes the best design stories from around the world, pulls them apart, and looks at what’s really going on underneath.
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The Cri‪t‬ Disegno

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The Crit takes the best design stories from around the world, pulls them apart, and looks at what’s really going on underneath.
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    05. Remembering birthdays

    05. Remembering birthdays

    The Crit team discuss gaming furniture from IKEA; a much-maligned job advert; new plans for the National Gallery’s Sainsbury Wing; and Fenty’s discontinuation of its ready-to-wear line. We also explore some of our favourite stories from the latest issue of Disegno – out now!
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    • 39 min
    04. Rot fingers

    04. Rot fingers

    This week our hosts discuss the Design Museum’s Designs of the Year; the changing future of Amazon; protest tunnels; USM’s planters; Nike’s hands-free shoes; and a new exhibition by Marcin Rusak.


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    • 32 min
    03. Bad Corp.

    03. Bad Corp.

    In our first episode of 2021, the team look at big tech's response to the Capitol insurrection; a raft of new logos; the retirement of Adobe Flash Player; Pantone's colours of 2021; and a new toilet from Laufen.
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    • 45 min
    Bonus Episode: The feature creep

    Bonus Episode: The feature creep

    In this shorter bonus episode our hosts are joined by Disegno's founder Johanna Agerman Ross. The trio reflects on 2020, and some of the design stories that have shaped it. This episode was edited by Kristina Rapacki and produced by Evi Hall. Our theme music is composed by Yuri Suzuki, with Team Suzuki at Pentagram.
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    • 18 min
    02. A singular tumult

    02. A singular tumult

    In episode two, we chat about B&B Italia’s new artistic leadership; the world’s first approved lab-grown meat; the departures of ZHA and Foster + Partners from climate alliance Architects Declare; the logistics of vaccination; a videogame from Balenciaga; as well as products and projects from Ensemble, Systems Studio, and Nerdabe.
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    • 46 min
    01. You need to explain what’s happening

    01. You need to explain what’s happening

    Episode one includes discussions of alt-right architecture; the future of the Salone del Mobile; the design story behind the fate of Denmark's mink; as well as a host of new product launches from the likes of Vitra, Flos, Muuto and Established&Sons.
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    • 1 hr

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Can’t wait for more shows!

I’m a fan of Disegno and from the first episode of The Crit it is clear it will be a great addition to podcasting. As a graduate student in art school now I appreciate the gesture!

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