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Insights Per Minute

One Idea. One Minute. One Voice. Just as certain ideas fit into an essay and others are more suited to a tweet, we believe that 60 seconds of a singular voice is a powerful format for new, uncluttered insight.

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

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Alexandra Lange on Performance

Alexandra LangeAlexandra Lange is an architecture and design critic, and author of Writing About Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities.

1min

27 Nov 2013

Rank #1

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Angela Riechers on Banks

Angela Riechers is a Brooklyn-based art director and writer specializing in design, media, and visual culture.

1min

7 Apr 2014

Rank #2

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Anne Quito on Quiet

Anne Quito will graduate in May 2014 from SVA’s MFA Design Criticism program. In 2009, she earned a master’s degree in Visual Culture from Georgetown University.

1min

3 Apr 2014

Rank #3

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Anna Marie Smith on “Apples to Apples”

Anna Marie Smith is currently working on her MFA in Design Criticism from the School of Visual Arts, with particular interest in social media, video game design, and branding within the Young Adult demographic.

1min

2 Apr 2014

Rank #4

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Steven Heller on Panic

Steven Heller is the co-chair (with Lita Talarico) of the School of Visual Arts MFA Design / Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program and the SVA Masters Workshop in Rome. He is a prolific writer.

1min

9 Dec 2013

Rank #5

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Cheryl Heller on Words

Cheryl Heller is the Founding Chair of the first MFA program in Design for Social Innovation, at SVA. She has founded two companies and taught creativity to leaders and organizations around the world.

1min

3 Dec 2013

Rank #6

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Krista Donaldson on Users

Krista Donaldson, PhD, is a mechanical and design engineer based in San Francisco who focuses on development in less industrialized economies as CEO of the nonprofit firm D-Rev (Design Revolution).

1min

8 Nov 2013

Rank #7

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Mariana Amatullo on Honesty

Mariana co-founded Designmatters in 2001. As the head of the Department, she is responsible for the strategic leadership of a dynamic portfolio of global and national educational projects, research collaborations and publications at the intersection of art and design education and social innovation.

1min

7 Nov 2013

Rank #8

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Sean Adams on Typography

Sean Adams is a partner at AdamsMorioka in Beverly Hills. Sean is President ex officio and past national board member of AIGA, and President ex officio of AIGA Los Angeles. He teaches at Art Center College of Design.

1min

16 Oct 2013

Rank #9

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Sara Ivry on Language

Sara Ivry is the host of Vox Tablet, the weekly podcast of Tablet Magazine, and a writer who has contributed to the New York Times, Bookforum, the Boston Globe, and other publications.

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26 Sep 2013

Rank #10

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Chip Kidd on Ready

Chip Kidd is a Designer/Writer in New York City. His book cover designs for Alfred A. Knopf, where he has worked non-stop since 1986, have helped create a revolution in the art of American book packaging.

1min

20 Sep 2013

Rank #11

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Mark Lamster on Complaining

Mark Lamster is the architecture critic of the Dallas Morning News and a professor at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture.

1min

16 Sep 2013

Rank #12

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Joanna Radin on Potential

Joanna Radin is Assistant Professor in the Section for the History of Medicine at Yale University, where she also holds affiliations with the departments of History and of Anthropology.

1min

12 Sep 2013

Rank #13

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Ricky Jay on Collecting

Ricky Jay is considered one of the world's great sleight of hand artists.

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9 Sep 2013

Rank #14

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Nicholas Christakis on Networks

Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, PhD, MPH, is a social scientist and physician who conducts research on social factors that affect health, health care, and longevity.

1min

5 Sep 2013

Rank #15

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Steven Heller on Mentors

Steven Heller is the co-chair (with Lita Talarico) of the School of Visual Arts MFA Design / Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program and the SVA Masters Workshop in Rome. He is a prolific writer.

1min

10 Jun 2014

Rank #16

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Sandra Nuut on Fashion

Sandra Nuut is investigating spaces for contemporary fashion curation inside and beyond the museum, and is analyzing the collision between culture and commerce.

1min

11 Apr 2014

Rank #17

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Hala A. Malak on Lomo

Hala A. Malak is a design critic, curator, branding consultant, and Middle East expert with her own particular view of the world.

1min

10 Apr 2014

Rank #18

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Frederico Duarte on Boarding Passes

Frederico Duarte graduated from D-Crit with his thesis on the influence of social changes on product and furniture design in Brazil.

9 Apr 2014

Rank #19

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Bryn Smith on Designer Dogs

Bryn Smith is a writer, graphic designer, and critic based in Brooklyn. She writes about design for Core77, Designers & Books and L’ArcoBaleno, among others, and teaches in the graduate graphic design program at the Rhode Island School of Design.

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8 Apr 2014

Rank #20