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Design Matters Spring 2014 Schedule Announced

We are thrilled that Design Matters will be returning for it's spring season on Monday, March 10.The episodes will air each Monday afternoon at 3pm.

This season's exciting line-up includes legendary designer Irma Boom; Dana Arnett, founder of the firm VSA; Jonathan Harris, internet pioneer; Debra Bishop, Design Director at More Magazine; Joe Marianek, Design Director at Apple; Maria Guidice, designer and author; Scott Lerman, brand consultant, educator and author; Rachel Sussman, author; Brian Singer, Design Director at Facebook; Dani Shapiro, author; Nancye Green and Michael Donovan, co-founders of the brand consultancy Donovan & Green; and Steven Heller for he and Debbie's annual show.

In October 2011, Design Matters was the recipient of a National Design Award from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Debbie Millman notes, “Design Matters began in February of 2005 with an idea and a telephone line. I thought it would be a great way to ask my heroes everything I wanted to know about their lives and their thoughts and their careers without seeming stalker-y. In the process, I gleaned the most magnificent view of some of the greatest design thinkers and practitioners of our time. I realized the opportunity to share the brilliance of my guests with an audience I never expected was the gift of a lifetime."

The shows take place in a recording studio at the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts.
You can listen to these special episodes, as well as the entire archive of Design Matters on Design ObserveriTunes and SoundCloud.

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