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Designer, Maker, TV personality - Clever podcast cleverpodcast.com
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Clever Ep. 65: Drew Seskunas

Architect and founding partner of experimental design studio The Principals, Drew Seskunas grew up surfing, getting arrested for skateboarding and navigating the social divide between jocks and artists. In high school, a documentary on Frank Lloyd Wright…
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Clever Ep. 64: Justina Blakeney

Designer, artist, author & influencer Justina Blakeney spent her youth teaching art to abused/neglected teenage girls at a residential treatment program run by her parents, where she witnessed the healing power of art & kindness. After formative years in…
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Clever Ep. 63: Chris Schanck

Artist and designer, Chris Schanck, moved upwards of 22 times in his youth. He credits Uncle Rocco with firing up his creative engine at an early age, and an arts magnet school in adolescence with “saving his life.” That’s not an overstatement. Fast…
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What are the challenges and opportunities involved in bringing teams from disparate offices together into a unified headquarters? If that HQ doesn’t exist yet, what is involved in the design and construction of that project so that it emcompasses the…
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Clever Ep. 62: Ingrid LaFleur

Ingrid LaFleur is an artist, curator, pleasure activist, cannabis advocate and founder of Afrotopia, a creative platform that looks for ways to implement afrofuturist principles. She is also a very emphatic and supportive native of Detroit. In fact, in…
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Ep. 61: Clever Extra - The Art of Dorothea Rockburne (COSxDia)

We teamed up with COS for this Clever Extra to celebrate the exquisite art of Dorothea Rockburne. Courtney J. Martin, Chief Curator of Dia Art Foundation, elaborates on Rockburne’s conceptual approaches and techniques while offering us a view of her…
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Clever Ep. 60: Maximilian Eicke

Furniture designer Maximilian Eicke grew up being schlepped around the world to galleries and and antiques shops by his art dealer father. All that input served to make him feel at home anywhere in the world and yet, in a quasi-rebellious sort of way, ……
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Introducing NeoConversations - my new design podcast with @NeoCon_shows

New podcast alert! We are very excited to announce NeoConversations, a new design podcast from NeoCon. NeoCon, held every June in Chicago, is the commercial design industry’s launch pad for innovation. Throughout the year, designer and host Amy Devers…
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LA Design Festival

LA Design Festival is this week and I’m happy to be moderating this conversation. Please come by and say Hi. Or check out some of the other events… Discover the inspiration and processes behind two of this year’s featured LA Design Festival installations…
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Clever Ep. 59: Barbara Bestor

Architect Barbara Bestor’s childhood memories involve Brutalist architecture and purple carpeted stairs. She divided her youth between the East Coast, Germany and the Midwest, before venturing to Los Angeles, the land of sunshine and smog, to make her…
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