Design in Mind
By Arkitektura Assembly
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Design In Mind sits down with today's leading designers and design thinkers for a candid conversation about their life, their work and how they have come to see the world. Here, we get a chance to delve more deeply into the creative mind of these important designers and, through that, better understand the world we live in. Design in Mind is an extension of a series of live events in San Francisco called Arkitektura Assembly where designers of all disciplines come and share their work and ideas with the vibrant San Francisco creative community. For more information on the series, please visit assembly.arksf.com
||DESIGN IN MIND: Jehs + Laub||Jehs and Laub, the dynamic design duo working out of Stuttgart, Germany but recognized worldwide, make no compromises. They have […]||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Christophe Pillet||Christophe Pillet’s initial passions lay in music and he came to design almost happenstance. Quite incredible given all that he […]||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Ross Lovegrove||In this interview, we speak about his inspirations, the importance, and challenge, of staying true to yourself and how great design comes from many long moments of staring off into space.||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: George Beylerian||George Beylerian has been many things—a curator, a collector, an entrepreneur—but perhaps the title he feels most comfortable with, the one that describes what is at the heart of all that he has done, is merchant. The founder of the world’s largest materials resource library, Material Connection, Beylerian’s passion for design began in his 20s. He had an infamous store on the upper east side called Scarabaeous, where he sold beautiful home furnishings to the likes of Jackie Kennedy. With a penchant for chairs, he started The Beylerian Collection which he sold to Steelcase for whom he was creative director. And his most recent venture was curating a collection of works by leading Italian designers, from Castiglioni to Lissoni to Magistretti, for a collection called de Gustibus, pieces of tablet design from bud vases to pepper grinders. We met George in NY and spoke about his roots, Armenian like my own, his first introduction to Italian Design and his love for his work.||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Max Lamb||Designer and artist Max Lamb is one of today’s most adventurous and intriguing creatives.||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Neri & Hu||Neri & Hu cannot be pinned down. From architecture to objects, interiors to installations, Neri & Hu are one of the most well respected designers today.||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Ingo Maurer||We speak of his initial love for light, the films and artists that inspire him and his commitment to not making compromises.||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: John Maeda||In the inaugural episode of our Design In Mind podcast, we speak with John Maeda. We explore his family roots, how meditation has kept him balanced and the importance of trying it all.||9/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Michael Annasstasiades||The work of Anastassiades is immediately recognizable because of its consistent commitment to elegance and refinement.||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Stephen Burks||In the design galaxy, many strain to be the brightest star. Stephen Burks, however, has mapped an altogether alternate constellation.||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Laurene Boym||Laurene Boym’s practice ranges from self produced objects through to commissioned design work, and subjects as diverse as kitchen utensils to the poetics of disaster and much of what she has created stands as sign post and inspiration point to a generation of designers.||12/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Paola Antonelli||Paola Antonelli has been senior curator of art and design at the MoMA since 1994. In that time, she has seen the revolution design has gone through and and has presented it through some of the most dynamic exhibitions in the world.||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Stefan Sagmeister||Stefan Sagmeister is one of the most interesting, dynamic, diverse, controversial and well known designers today.||9/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Sebastian Herkner||Here, we are in conversation with Sebastian Herkner, one of today’s most rising stars in design.||6/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Omer Arbel||In this episode of Design In Mind, we speak with Omer Arbel. Arbel initially started as an architect, and he still dreams of making great buildings. But he came to prominence through lighting and he candidly speaks about his love of craft, his fascination with glass and how the first light he presented caught him by surprise.||5/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Tom Dixon||Tom Dixon designs it all: furniture, objects, lighting, scents, interiors, restaurants, hotels and even music. Before starting his own brand, he was creative director of Habitat, a groundbreaking interiors company that changed the landscape of the domestic interior of Britain.||3/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Best of 2015||What design is today? The best moments from the last year's interviews in one easy listen. Fukasawa, Bellini, Gamper, Spiekermann, Birsel, Hecht and Maeda tell us how they got started, what’s most important to them and who they are.||2/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Ayse Birsel||Design is a process. It’s a way of seeing and creating. International product designer and author Ayse Birsel proposes using that process on your own life through her book Design the Life You Love.||11/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Naoto Fukasawa||Master of design, Naoto Fukasawa sits down with us in studio to discuss his work, philosophy and how he hand built his own house.||10/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Mario Bellini||Design in Mind is in conversation with Mario Bellini, architect, urban planner, industrial designer, furniture designer, curator, writer, editor and one of the leading voices in design of the last century.||8/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Erik Spiekermann||Here, we are in conversation with Erik Spiekermann, one of the leading graphic designers and typographers in the world. His original claim to fame was designing all the sign and type face for the Berlin underground rail system but he has founded several companies and influenced designers and design thinking well beyond the borders of Berlin.||7/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Sam Hecht||Industrial designer Sam Hecht visited us in San Francisco, we discuss design, the strength of a concise office team, working with Muji and how the disrepair he experienced at home while growing up inspired his early tinkering.||6/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Martino Gamper||Martino Gamper sat down with us for an afternoon whilst here for his talk at Arkitektura. Gamper talks food, community and how his wife inspires him to use more color.||4/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||DESIGN IN MIND: Giulio Cappellini||In this episode of Design In Mind, we speak with Giulio Cappellini. One night, Giulio Cappellini was having some drinks and decided to take a dramatic turn in his life: He became part of the family business, and soon revolutionized it. In the years that Giulio Cappellini has directed his eponymous company, he has kickstarted the careers of many of today's leading names in design. We speak about his home, his unique and intuitive way of seeing and his love for furniture.||1/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Wow - Substance and style
This is substance and style. The interviewer has an incredible voice - velvet that draws you in. She makes you feel protected, safe, engaged and stimulated. But then the interviews dive deep, from the background of the designers, their history and then their philosophy and their work.
Plus an incredible roster of amazing talent. I’m hooked.
These guys are so creative. Love it!!!!!
love love this podcast!
love love this podcast!