We answer some listener mail in this Season Two Finale (Season Three is just around the corner). Questions covered the pesky topic of procrastination, promoting iteration within organizations, professional advancement, and the somewhat questionable origins of the podcast's name.
Matters of Time
Creativity is born from constraints. And of all the limitations we have to deal with, the restriction of time is the most profound. In this episode, we explore the topic of time and its relationship to expression and meaning.
"Owe" Canada // Learning from Montreal
Montreal's Olympic Stadium is often considered the most poorly managed construction project ever. What started as a $140 million project ballooned to over $3 billion. Every moment of this stadium's 50-year legacy is laced with failure. This episode explores how the stadium went off the rails and what we can learn from it.
1924us // Christian Watson
Internet fame is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, having a large audience opens doors and builds influence. On the other, it can also become a burden and warp everything around you. In this episode, Christian Watson of 1924us sat down with host Will Hall to discuss navigating success early on, the evolution of his studio, and the virtues of finding your creative voice.
In this short teaser, host Will Hall gives an update on travel and next episodes.
Art & Science // Ways of Seeing
There's an artistic whisper before every significant scientific breakthrough — an intuition of what's to come. In this episode, host Will Hall explores the unexpected relationship between creative exploration and scientific discoveries.
Matt Owens // Athletics
Matt Owens is a Designer and partner at Athletics in NYC. In this episode, Matt sat down with host Will Hall to discuss his early days in music, his time at Cranbrook, the future of creative agencies, and the value of creating programs for your life.
Draplin // Part 2
In this second installment of our two-part interview, Draplin of DDC and Field Notes fame sits down with host Will Hall to discuss running a merch empire, the surprise success of his book, and speculations about the next ten years. Hint: sweatpants will still be involved.
Draplin // Part 1
From running his studio, DDC, to starting everyone's favorite EDC, Field Notes, few designers have been more influential than Aaron James Draplin over the past two decades.