Design Matters


Design Matters is an internet radio show on design, branding and cultural anthropology. Debbie Millman hosts the show and gets some really interesting guests. Thanks to media bistro for the update on the season 4 schedule. It is as below, some of you will definitely want to listen to the last show on June 29, it’s Shepard Fairey! You can listen to the archive of their past shows online too. Oh, and click more for the season list, starting January 5.

January 5th Season Premiere: Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point and Blink; and Joyce Gladwell, author of Brown Face, Big Master

January 12th: Seth Godin, author of Purple Cow and All Marketers Are Liars, among others

January 19th: Ze Frank, host of “The Ze Frank Show.”

January 26th: Design & Magazines: Joyce Rutter Kaye, Editor-in-Chief, Print; Michela Abrahms, Publisher, Dwell; Barbara DeWilde, Design Director, House Beautiful; Laetitia Wolff, Editorial Director, Surface

February 2nd: Doyald Young, Master Typographer and author of The Art of the Letter and Logotypes, and Letterforms: Handlettered Logotypes and Other Typographic ConsiderationsFebruary 9th: Elliott Earls, Designer, Performance Artist, Designer-in Residence and Head of the Design Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art

February 16th: Marty Neumeier, author of Brand Gap, Zag and The Brand Dictionary

February 23rd: Minda Gralnek, Executive Vice President, Creative, Target Corporation

March 2nd: Andrea Deszo, Designer, Artist and Educator

March 19th: Jakob Trollback, Designer and Filmmaker

March 23rd, Maira Kalman, Designer, Illustrator, Educator, Author and National Treasure

March 30th, Luba Lukova, Designer and Illustrator

April 6th: Jeffrey Keyton, Senior Vice President, On-Air Design and Off-Air Creative, MTV

April 13th: Barbara Kruger, Artist

April 20th: Janet Froelich, Creative Director, The New York Times Magazine

April 27th, Louise Fili, Designer, Illustrator, Educator, and author of Typology: Type Design from the Victorian Age to the Digital Age, Design Connoisseur: An Eclectic Collection of Imagery and Type and the recently published Stylepedia: A Guide to Graphic Design Mannerisms, Quirks and Conceits (all with Steve Heller)

May 4th, Steve Heller, Art Director, Educator and Author of over 100 books on design

May 11th, Luke Hayman, Designer, Partner at Pentagram Design

May 18th, Alice Twemlow, Design Critic, Eduator and Author of What Is Graphic Design For?

May 25th: Jan Wilker and Hjalti Karlsson, karlssonwilker, inc. Designers and Authors of Tell Me Why

June 1st: Alan Dye, Design Director, Apple

June 8th: Josh Liberson and Ethan Trask, Designers, Helicopter, Inc.

June 15th: Bad Boys of Design IV: Marc Alt, Mike Essl, Alberto Rigau and others

June 22nd: Dave Eggers, Founder of McSweeney’s and author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, We Shall Know Our Velocity and the recently published What is the What

June 29th: Season Four Finale: Shepard Fairey, Designer, Illustrator and author of Supply and Demand: The Art of Shepard Fairey and Shepard Fairey: Post No Bills


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