Material Matters with Grant Gibson
By Grant Gibson
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Material Matters features in-depth interviews with a variety of designers, makers and artists about their relationship with a particular material or technique. Hosted by writer and critic Grant Gibson. Follow Grant on Insta @grant_on_design
||CleanBill Amberg on leather.||In the first-ever episode of Material Matters with Grant Gibson, Bill Amberg discusses his life in leather. He explains how he grew up with the material, the way he carved out a career in London during heady days in the ’80s and the vital role mak...||21 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Adamson on material intelligence.||In this bonus episode of Material Matters with Grant Gibson, the New York-based writer, curator and critic Glenn Adamson talks about his latest book, Fewer, Better Things and discusses the importance of ‘material intelligence’ to a culture in thrall||21 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPeter Layton on glass.||In this episode of Material Matters with Grant Gibson, the studio glass artist Peter Layton looks back on a career that took him from being a refugee in Bradford to part of the pioneering studio glass movement in the US. Layton recalls burning himse...||21 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCelia Pym on darning.||In this episode of Material Matters with Grant Gibson, Celia Pym explains how a degree in sculpture from Harvard, as well as stints as a teacher and nurse (and an MA from the Royal College of Art), led to her becoming an extraordinary textile artist...||21 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEdmund de Waal on porcelain.||In this episode of Material Matters with Grant Gibson, the prolific potter and writer Edmund de Waal discusses his relationship with porcelain and how it has shaped his life and career. His also finds time to talk about his writing – including his c..||21 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEleanor Lakelin on timber.||In this episode of Material Matters with Grant Gibson, the brilliant wood turner Eleanor Lakelin describes how she turned her back on a career in teaching to concentrate on timber, creating a series of award-winning vessels that celebrate the imperf...||21 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
Short sharp entertaining informative bites ... will look forward to listening to the next group of Design Gurus ...
Really enjoyed this first series - looking forward to listening to future podcasts!
Be interesting to see how this develops. I especially enjoyed listening to the one with Celia Pym