Episodes
On this episode, Jacqueline Novogratz talks about her long career fighting poverty around the world.
Published 09/22/20
On this episode Claire Danes talks to Debbie about her long career, and what she learned about spies from playing one.
Published 09/15/20
On this episode, artist Bisa Butler talks to Debbie about her career, and about how making a quilted portrait of her grandmother led to an artistic breakthrough.
Published 09/07/20
On this episode, Debbie talks to Michael R. Jackson about his latest musical, which is about a gay man trying to write a musical.
Published 08/31/20
Debbie talks to Fanny Singer about her career writing about art and food, and about cooking in the time of Coronavirus.
Published 08/24/20
On this episode, Debbie talks with Maurice Cherry about his education and career, and about why the profession of graphic design has been so slow to acknowledge Black designers.
Published 08/03/20
On this episode Debbie talks to Gabrielle Hamilton about her career as a chef, and as a late-blooming writer.
Published 07/20/20
Debbie talks to Mauro Porcini, Chief Design Officer at Pepsico, about his childhood and his corporate work.
Published 07/13/20
V
Debbie talks with V (formerly known as Eve Ensler) about her abusive father and how feminism has shaped her career.
Published 07/06/20
Debbie talks to Katherine Gehl and Michael Porter about their program for redesigning our politics.
Published 06/29/20
Debbie talks with Kathryn Gallager about her young career as an actor/singer/songwriter and about trauma on and off the stage.
Published 06/22/20
Debbie talks to the design duo of Alex Bec and Will Hudson of It’s Nice That about their close friendship, long collaboration, and about what they’ve learned along the way.
Published 06/15/20
Debbie talks to Ina Mayhew about her career designing for movies and tv shows, and about how the virus may change the very nature of her profession.
Published 06/08/20
Debbie talks to author Cheryl Strayed about her childhood, her career, and about the value of taking a very long hike.
Published 06/01/20
Debbie talks with Tea Uglow about experimental digital projects that are pushing the boundaries of tech and art.
Published 05/25/20
Debbie talks with writer Lisa Taddeo about sex and desire.
Published 05/18/20
Last week Barry Blitt was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in journalism for editorial cartooning. Debbie to him about where his ideas come from.
Published 05/11/20
Walking is a form of creative trespassing, like tourism for the psyche.
Published 04/13/20
Debbie talks with artist Marilyn Minter about bringing her skills to the political arena, the ups and downs of her career, and the use of sexual imagery in her work.
Published 04/06/20
Debbie talks to therapist and author Esther Perel about marriage, polyamory, and adultery.
Published 03/30/20
David Cay Johnston talks to Debbie about the fun of investigative journalism.
Published 03/23/20
Debbie talks to Elizabeth about the journey of her extraordinary life and about how death makes us think about what we truly value.
Published 03/16/20
On this episode Debbie talks to Robert Wong, the executive creative director of Google Creative Lab.
Published 03/09/20
This episode of Design Matters with Debbie Millman was recorded live at WNYC's Green Space as part of a celebration of 15 years of the podcast.
Published 03/02/20