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New media artist Harvey Moon on getting to know your tools and the art only technology can create.

New media artist Harvey Moon on getting to know your tools and the art only technology can create.

Artist Conor Grebel unpacks the relationship between his personal experiences and creative work.

Artist Conor Grebel unpacks the relationship between his personal experiences and creative work.

Understanding sonic design, with Katie Garcia and Beach Fossils’ Dustin Payseur.

Understanding sonic design, with Katie Garcia and Beach Fossils’ Dustin Payseur.

A look back at the first 25 episodes of Design Notes, with host Liam Spradlin.

A look back at the first 25 episodes of Design Notes, with host Liam Spradlin.

Creating an artful museum experience and how design shapes our perception of the world.

Creating an artful museum experience and how design shapes our perception of the world.

Measuring creative work against its unlimited potential with Clinton Cargill, Visual Director at Vanity Fair.

Measuring creative work against its unlimited potential with Clinton Cargill, Visual Director at Vanity Fair.

Encoding and decoding identity, place, and time in typeface design with Ksenya Samarskaya.

Encoding and decoding identity, place, and time in typeface design with Ksenya Samarskaya.

Exploring the music and movement of motion design with Bee Grandinetti and Hedvig Ahlberg.

Exploring the music and movement of motion design with Bee Grandinetti and Hedvig Ahlberg.

How four teams harnessed Material’s components and code to craft award-winning experiences.

How four teams harnessed Material’s components and code to craft award-winning experiences.

A special podcast series recorded live at SPAN Helsinki.

A special podcast series recorded live at SPAN Helsinki.

Identity designer Jesse Reed on the lasting power of brand standards.

Identity designer Jesse Reed on the lasting power of brand standards.

Designer Ryan Snelson on inventing your own aesthetic and challenging industry norms.

Designer Ryan Snelson on inventing your own aesthetic and challenging industry norms.

Interdisciplinary designer Sang Mun on how privacy-focused design can empower users.

Interdisciplinary designer Sang Mun on how privacy-focused design can empower users.

Illustrator Libby VanderPloeg explores the relationship between art and artist.

Illustrator Libby VanderPloeg explores the relationship between art and artist.

Design researcher Madeline Gannon on taming robots and reinventing the ways we interact with machines.

Design researcher Madeline Gannon on taming robots and reinventing the ways we interact with machines.

Architecture critic Alexandra Lange explores the impact of design on childhood development.

Architecture critic Alexandra Lange explores the impact of design on childhood development.

Fictive Kin’s Cameron Koczon on understanding the foundational impact of design.

Fictive Kin’s Cameron Koczon on understanding the foundational impact of design.

Deeplocal CEO Nathan Martin on punk rock and authenticity.

Deeplocal CEO Nathan Martin on punk rock and authenticity.

Game designer Bennett Foddy on “Getting Over It” and the expressive power of frustration.

Game designer Bennett Foddy on “Getting Over It” and the expressive power of frustration.

Designer and professor Molly Wright Steenson on lessons from the early foundations of AI.

Designer and professor Molly Wright Steenson on lessons from the early foundations of AI.

DIA Principle and Creative Director Mitch Paone on the parallels between jazz and design practice.

DIA Principle and Creative Director Mitch Paone on the parallels between jazz and design practice.

Talking Turing Tests and gamifying education with Luis von Ahn, co-founder and CEO of DuoLingo.

Talking Turing Tests and gamifying education with Luis von Ahn, co-founder and CEO of DuoLingo.

At the intersection of expression and utility with fashion designers Lizzy and Darlene Okpo.

At the intersection of expression and utility with fashion designers Lizzy and Darlene Okpo.

Talking design systems and user-first experiences with the winners of this year's Material Design Awards.

Talking design systems and user-first experiences with the winners of this year's Material Design Awards.

Talbot & Yoon on designing objects that encourage play.

Talbot & Yoon on designing objects that encourage play.

 

 

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