Last week I told you I was launching a podcast about design called Clever, and gave you a taste of what we’ve been cooking up. Clever is hosted by yours truly along with my friend Jaime Derringer, editor of the popular online modern design magazine Design Milk. Together, we are having candid and revealing conversations with the super-smart people who are shaping the world around us through design. Why? Because we believe the built world becomes a way more fascinating place when you have a window into the humanity behind its design.

We’ve now officially launched with our first two episodes, please have a listen!


Ep. 1: Joe Doucet

New York-based multi-disciplinary designer Joe Doucet tells Amy and Jaime why he doesn’t start any project with sketching, how a pair of avant-garde headphones caught the attention of Lady Gaga, and how he cross trains his brain.
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Genevieve Gorder

Ep. 2: Genevieve Gorder

TV personality and interior designer Genevieve Gorder gives Amy and Jaime the lowdown on the whirlwind that was Trading Spaces, which changed the trajectory of her life and career. She also tells the story of working for Prince back in the day, and gets candid on divorce, motherhood, and telling off contractors.
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