Rank #1: Jessica Walsh
Jessica Walsh once sold moss-covered rocks to her elementary school classmates. Today, she's Stefan Sagmeister's partner in Sagmeister + Walsh.
Rank #2: Stefan Sagmeister
Stefan Sagmeister discusses a year away from his New York-based design practice, spending personal time in Bali and his new documentary film, Happiness.
Rank #3: Massimo Vignelli
Vignelli Celebration: Season premiere of Design Matters with Debbie Millman, a podcast interview with Massimo Vignelli.
Rank #4: Jessica Hische
In this podcast interview with Debbie Millman, Jessica Hische discusses her attachment to the internet, the differences between being a letterer and a type designer and working for Louise Fili.
Rank #5: Jessica Walsh + Timothy Goodman
On this week’s episode Debbie Millman talks to Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman about their unusual collaboration
Rank #6: Interaction of Color
Brenda Danilowitz, Chief Curator at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and Potion principal Philip Tiongson discuss the new Interaction of Color app.
Rank #7: Elle Luna
Debbie Millman talks to Elle Luna about why she walked away from great design jobs with IDEO, Uber, and Mailbox.
Rank #8: Dani Shapiro
On this episode of Design Matters with Debbie Millman, Debbie talks to writer Dani Shapiro about being raised an Orthodox Jew, about being vulnerable in her work, and about writing her way out of an existential crisis.
Rank #9: Alain de Botton
Debbie talks to Alain de Botton about love and sex.
Rank #10: Seth Godin
Debbie talks to Seth Godin about how to live in our difficult political moment.
Rank #11: Isaac Mizrahi
To launch the 10th season of Design Matters, Debbie Millman talks to Isaac Mizrahi about why he loves fashion and why he does so many things outside of fashion.
Rank #12: Steven Heller
On this podcast Debbie talks to Steven Heller about his attitude when he was a young designer.
Rank #13: Tim Ferriss
Debbie talks to four time New York Times best selling author Tim Ferriss about depression, suicide, and major changes in his life.
Rank #14: Jamie Myrold
Debbie talks with designer Jamie Myrold about great problems to solve.
Rank #15: Design Matters from the Archive: Maira Kalman
Debbie talks to writer and illustrator Maira Kalman about how ordinary objects inspire her art, and about her collaborations with the likes of Mark Morris and Isaac Mizrahi.
Rank #16: Paula Scher
“...The thing about your fifties is you have power...all those people you grew up with, they’re in their fifties too and they’ve got power, so they can actually give you some decent work.”
Rank #17: Design Matters from the Archive: Esther Perel
Debbie talks to therapist and author Esther Perel about marriage, polyamory, and adultry.
Rank #18: Oliver Jeffers
Debbie talks to artist and illustrator Oliver Jeffers, who explains how illustrating and writing children’s books has changed his fine art painting.
Rank #19: Design Matters from the Archive: Brian Rea
Debbie talks to Brian Rea about the value of being rejected, about art directing for the New York Times, and about his development as an illustrator.
Rank #20: Anne Lamott
Debbie talks with writer Anne Lamott about her life and her long career.