Clever

Clever Ep. 32: Craig Steely

Architect Craig Steely grew up tinkering in a family whose motto was ‘custom anything’ so it’s not all that surprising that he’s scaled that idea up to the design of…

Clever Ep. 31: Leslie Witt

Architect, digital designer, and design thinker extraordinaire Leslie Witt moved around a lot as a youth, which made her very adaptable, but sometimes resulted in fashion mishaps as a teenager….

Clever Ep. 30: Brad Ascalon

Furniture and product designer Brad Ascalon calls himself a rational designer and even though he initially wanted to work in the music industry, a heart to heart with his artistic…

Clever Ep. 29: Gary Hustwit

Filmmaker, photographer and perpetual entrepreneur Gary Hustwit connects the dots of his DIY-driven path through independent music, independent publishing, and independent films, to his current preoccupation with non-fiction VR. Along…

Clever Ep. 28: Norm Abram

This Old House Master Carpenter Norm Abram charms Jaime and Amy with stories of a youth spent building pinewood derby cars and learning the trade from his father, who lives…

Clever Ep. 27: Debbie Millman

Brand strategist, OG podcaster and all-around badass, Debbie Millman, traces the genesis of her branding talent back to the Stayfree packaging at her father’s pharmacy, shares the poignant details of…

Clever Ep. 26: Derek Chen

Furniture designer, engineer and manufacturer Derek Chen identifies his childhood in the midwest as the origin of his love for American design, details how he transitioned from his first career…

Clever Ep. 25: Taniya Nayak

Interior designer and TV personality Taniya Nayak confesses to Jaime and Amy that she probably did some damage to the ozone layer in her youth, but it’s OK because she…

Clever Ep. 24: Mimi Plange

Fashion designer Mimi Plange talks to Amy and Jaime¬†about being born in Ghana, growing up in California, and nurturing herself on a steady diet of fantasy movies. She’s always known…

Clever Ep. 23: Daniel Libeskind

World-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind inspires Jaime and Amy with his eternally optimistic world-view and powerfully uplifting story of being born into persecution, immigrating to “the promised land” of the U.S….