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Design Notes

Google Design

Design Notes is a show about creative work and what it teaches us, hosted by Google’s Liam Spradlin. Each episode we’ll talk with people from unique creative fields to discover what inspires and unites us in our practice.

Episodes

William Okpo
25:28
2017-12-19 11:18:10 UTC 25:28
William Okpo

In the third episode Lizzy and Darlene Okpo, the designers and sisters behind New York-based fashion label William Okpo, detail what gives their line its identity, the personas that shape a collection, and the intersection of expression and utility in fashion design. 

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Material Design Awards
31:24
2017-12-19 11:18:10 UTC 31:24
Material Design Awards

The second episode features the winners of this year’s Material Design awards, who sat down to talk with Liam while being honored for their work at SPAN Pittsburgh. Listen as the creative teams from NPR One, Eventbrite, Momondo, and Blinkist detail how they each built experiences with distinct personality, and discuss elevating content, the emotive qualities of white space, and using the Material Design system as a springboard for unique expression.

Learn more at design.google/podcast

Talbot & Yoon
23:25
2017-12-19 11:18:10 UTC 23:25
Talbot & Yoon

In the premiere episode, Liam speaks with Mark Talbot and Youngjin Yoon of Talbot & Yoon, a New York-based design firm focused on objects, furniture, and home goods. The designers discuss making play a central tenet of their practice, how objects evolve, recontextualizing architecture to make it more accessible, and what happens when you put a seashell in a jewelry box.

Learn more at design.google