Produced out of White City Place, Thought Starters is a podcast about the relationship between business and creativity.
Take it from China: two design trade shows on how Covid-19 will change their events forever, with Aroma Xie and Zhuo Tan
As the whole world grapples with lockdowns, closures and cancelled events – and the milestones of the design industry’s busy calendar of trade shows disappears, we might look to one country for lessons on how to cope: China.
Safe futures: what design can do and what it can't give up on, with DOGA's Benedicte Sunde and Vestre's Jan Christian Vestre
We meet Benedicte Sunde and Jan Christian, two leaders in the Norwegian design community who would have been showing at the Milan Design Week, to speak instead about the role of design as we emerge from Covid-19 lockdowns.
The Museum of the Home with Sonia Solicari and Naila Yousuf
The Museum of the Home, with Sonia Solicari, the museum's Director, and Naila Yousuf, a senior associate at award-winning practice Wright & Wright Architects that leads the team working on the redevelopment of the Museum of the Home.
A Journey through Style and Time: the RIBA and virtual reality with Shumi Bose and Fredrik Hellberg
We take a look at the latest exhibition at London’s Royal Institute of British Architects, an exploration of 500 years of aesthetics in architecture.
Kids go free: museums that design spaces for children, not about them, with the V&A's Philippa Simpson and architect Alan Maskin
In this episode we meet two people involved in reshaping museums for the future – and in particular, two museums for children, one here in London and the other in Berlin.
Next stop: A train station you actually want to spend time in, with Adam Scott and Hiro Aso
In the pod today, experience designer Hiro Aso and architect Adam Scott debate the joys and woes of transport hubs, the spaces around which we build the cities and towns we live in.