September 25, 2022

Podcast: Design Matters

Design Matters is one of the first big good interview podcasts that I came across, and I’ve steadily listened to it over the years. Some in and out periods (I’m in an out period now) due to the huge number of podcasts that exist now, but I go back to some episodes once in a while.

Podcast premise

Debbie Millman hosts the show, and she’s a famous designer, writer, educator, and artist, to name a few. An extremely talented person and has, in my opinion, a gift for interviewing people. The interviews are amazing even if you’re like me and know zero about design because both she and the interviewee talk about difficult topics in a way that is understandable and enjoyable. There are many episodes in the back catalog to search for many unique peoples and interviews. You will not be disappointed with any of them.

Why do I like listening to it?

Design Matters presents ideas, concepts, and examples of daily “things” that designers thought out by designers that we even overlooked. It’s wonderful to understand how they think and how that can be applied in my life. If you’re one of those, who think that “design” is to “make things pretty,” think again. Good design is everywhere, and the best examples are often hidden.

Where you can find it

Official Website iTunes link

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I have no affiliation with this brand or person (people), and the views here are my own. I didn’t have any bad experiences, but if you do, please know that this is a recommendation, and you’re always free to make decisions by yourself before buying something.

Manuel Gomes

I'm a previous Project Manager, and Developer now focused on delivering quality articles and projects here on the site. I've worked in the past for companies like Bayer, Sybase (now SAP), and Pestana Hotel Group and using that knowledge to help you automate your daily tasks

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