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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

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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

    Alexis Peskine on nails.

    Alexis Peskine on nails.

    Grant Gibson talks to Paris-based artist Alexis Peskine about why he uses nails in his extraordinary portraits, what they represent, and the black experience in France and the US.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Lin Cheung on stone and the importance of jewellery.

    Lin Cheung on stone and the importance of jewellery.

    Grant Gibson talks to the brilliant jewellery designer Lin Cheung about working in stone, the joy of carving, and creating the medals for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

    • 53 min
    Fernando Laposse on corn, colour and (Mexican) culture.

    Fernando Laposse on corn, colour and (Mexican) culture.

    Grant Gibson talks to up-and-coming designer Fernando Laposse about Totomoxtle – his extraordinary veneer made from Mexican corn husks.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Freddie Robins on knitting.

    Freddie Robins on knitting.

    The brilliant Freddie Robins talks to Grant Gibson about her love of knitting and making art that's 'difficult, demanding and awkward'.

    • 50 min
    SCP's Sheridan Coakley on manufacturing, retailing and pioneering British design.

    SCP's Sheridan Coakley on manufacturing, retailing and pioneering British design.

    Grant Gibson chats to Sheridan Coakley, one of the most influential figures in British design over the past 35 years.

    • 51 min
    Gareth Neal on timber and technology.

    Gareth Neal on timber and technology.

    In a special 'lockdown' version of the podcast, Grant Gibson talks to designer Gareth Neal about his relationship with timber and technology.

    • 57 min

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