Episodes
On this episode Debbie talks to two designers about the history of user-friendly design and the importance of designing for feedback.
Published 01/20/20
On this episode, Debbie talks to journalist Tatiana Schlossberg about what we can do, as individuals, about climate change.
Published 01/13/20
A conversation with Jessica Hische about her career, especially after having kids.
Published 01/06/20
On this episode, a conversation with Lawrence Azerrad about the design of the Concorde.
Published 12/30/19
On this episode, some coming of age stories Debbie had during 2019.
Published 12/23/19
On this episode Debbie talks to Thomas Page McBee about masculinity, from the point of view of a trans man.
Published 12/16/19
On this episode Debbie talks to Tiffany Shlain about how cell phones have taken over our lives.
Published 12/09/19
On this episode Debbie talks to music impresario and restaurateur Michael Dorf.
Published 12/02/19
On this episode, a conversation with artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon about getting started creatively.
Published 11/25/19
On this epsiode, a conversation with poet Saeed Jones about his memoir and about memory.
Published 11/18/19
On this episode a conversation with Malcolm Gladwell about why it is so easy to be fooled by dishonest people.
Published 11/11/19
On this episode, a conversation with Steven Heller, about the long and troubled history of the swastika.
Published 11/08/19
On this episode Debbie talks to designer Chip Kidd and his good friend, graphic novelist Chris Ware.
Published 11/04/19
On this episode cartoonist Lynda Barry talks about learning how to draw, and the damaging effects of one’s own opinion.
Published 10/28/19
Writer, artist, and designer Warren Lehrer talks to Debbie about the intersection of images and letters and about the future of books.
Published 10/21/19
On this episode Elissa Altman talks to Debbie about life, food, love, and the new book she wrote on the difficult relationship she has with her mother.
Published 10/14/19
Debbie talks to Derren Brown about his risky stage performances as a mentalist and illusionist.
Published 10/07/19
Debbie talks with writer Lisa Taddeo about sex and desire.
Published 09/30/19
Debbie talks to illustrator Brian Rea about the Grim Reaper.
Published 09/23/19
Debbie talks to Simon Doonan about his unlikely career and his formula for creative window displays.
Published 09/16/19
Debbie talks to portrait painter Amy Sherald about her emotionally evocative work.
Published 09/09/19
Debbie Millman talks with Pete Souza about his years as the Obama administration official photographer.
Published 08/26/19
Debbie talks to illustrator Christoph Niemann about his singular career as an artistic superhero.
Published 08/19/19
Debbie talks to David Lee Roth about his childhood, about his long career and his new skincare business, and about how he has avoided crashing, like so many other rock stars.
Published 08/12/19
Debbie talks with Austin Kleon, who describes himself as ‘a writer who draws’.
Published 08/05/19