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Never mind that you have two of the best current design thinkers in one podcast, The Observatory keeps the discussion refreshingly expansive. No insular design talk here—or at least when MIchael and Jessica do get design-nerdy, there's always some connection made to the world outside the designer bubble. If the other design-focused podcast 99% Invisible highlights fascinating examples of design out in the world, The Observatory goes further by intelligently connecting disparate design-focused topics and why design matters so much in everyday life.Read full review »
E. Foster Heiman via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/02/17
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The hosts always find topics I missed in the week's design news, and I love it. They have a great rapport and speak with intelligence and humor. Thanks for a great podcast.Read full review »
Kf2104 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/11/17
I discovered Michael Bierut & Jessica Helfand's The Observatory late in the game, but soonlistened to all the previous episodes back-to-back from the beginning. Fantastically relevant and all-things-design stimulating, this duo make a great podcast which I hope continues on and on. Anyone...Read full review »
jwspence via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/21/16
These delightful podcasts are always intriguing, rich in insight, and thought-provoking. They're (both the podcasts and podcasters) smart, humorous and humble—with a healthy dash of snark. Renaissance people, Helfand and Bierut place design in the crucial large arena of . . . well . . ....Read full review »
Beth Tondreau via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/07/17
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