Design Notes

Design Notes

Latest Episodes

Connie Shi + Matvei Malkov, Google Material Design
March 14, 2023

Liam speaks with Googlers Connie Shi, a software engineer on Material Design, and Matvei Malkov, a software engineer on Jetpack Compose, and the trio unpack what makes coding a creative practice, and

Dave Crossland, Google Fonts
January 31, 2023

Liam and Google Fonts Specialist Dave Crossland explore what digital type can teach us about digital production, emotional expression, and where we fit in the world as designers; and how with a litt

Judith Donath, Founder, MIT Sociable Media Group
December 20, 2022

In this episode, Liam speaks with Judith Donath, the founder of MITs Sociable Media Lab, inventor of e-cards, and author of The Social Machine: Designs for Living Online. Donaths work offers crucial

Aline Borges, The Florist
November 22, 2022

Liam speaks with Aline Borges, a Zrich-based floral designer whos made the leap from fashion coordination for magazines like Vogue and Harpers Bazaar to independent floral design and installations.

⏮️ Harvey Moon, New Media Artist
October 25, 2022

Revisiting a conversation about revealing unseen properties of the world around us

Ignacio Ciocchini, Streetscape + Public Space Designer
October 11, 2022

How the built environment expands, constrains, and informs our experiences of life in a city

⏮️ Kerry Murphy, Co-founder, The Fabricant
September 27, 2022

Revisiting the self-actualizing potential of couture that only exists in virtual space

Tom Boellstorff, Anthropologist, Coming of Age in Second Life
September 13, 2022

Exploring creation as a primary mode of experiencing life

Welcome Back to Design Notes: Season 2 Trailer
August 30, 2022

Announcing Design Notes Season 2

SF Design Week: Julian Zigerli, Zürich Fashion Designer
June 08, 2021

In this episode, part of San Francisco Design Week's Digital Edition, Liam speaks with Julian Zigerli, a designer in Zrich, Switzerland creating clothing that allows everyone to decide how what they