posts tagged design

6/27/17 // Margaret-Inga Urías

Margaret-Inga Urías is a New York based artist who works across the disciplines of drawing, photography, installation and sculpture. Her work—which is rooted in scientific research—considers… | listen

6/20/17 // Seldon Yuan

Seldon Yuan is a NY-based artist who received his BHA from Carnegie Mellon University and his MFA from Hunter College. He has published a book of poetry entitled "morning, afternoon, evenings" and… | listen

9/6/16 // McMansion Hell

This week: Writer Kate Wagner discusses her research and fascination with architecture's greatest monstrosity: The McMansion. Her website, McMansion Hell, provides comprehensive and hilarious… | listen

8/8/16 // Pin & Patch Expo

BTRtoday went to the Pin & Patch Show, a showcase of NY's 10 finest pin and patch companies. | read

6/21/16 // Spontaneous Urban Plants

Landscape architect David Seiter talks about his new project: Spontaneous Urban Plants: Weeds in NYC. David is interested in how weeds might be used by landscape designers and urban planners to improve our cities. David is the design director and founding principle of Future Green Studio. | listen

5/31/16 // You Belong to the Universe

Artist, writer, and self-described experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats talks about his new book, "You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future." In the book Jonathon examines some of Fuller's most well known inventions, like the Dymaxion Car, as well as some obscure ones, like… | listen

5/17/16 // A Burglar's Guide to the City

Geoff Manaugh talks about his new book A Burglar's Guide to the City. The book poses the question: How do we see a building or the city differently if we view it through the eyes of someone trying to to rob it? Throughout A Burglar's Guide we hear about heists and getaways, architects turned bank… | listen

5/3/16 // Interactive New Media

Trained in both the arts and sciences, Opeyemi constantly seeks to expand upon and integrate technology along various art mediums. | listen

5/2/16 // Pioneering New Storytelling

We look into the inspiring and innovative work of virtual reality in storytelling. | listen

3/31/16 // Color Me Courtney

This week we get a lesson in New York City style with lifestyle blogger and fashion guru Courtney Quinn, creator of Color Me Courtney! | listen

2/5/16 // Three Rivers Of Divine Design

A look into nature’s ability to design the surreal landscape of the Three Parallel Rivers of China. | read

12/1/15 // Sub-Urbanisms

Stephen Fan is a designer and adjunct assistant professor in the Art History and Architectural Studies department at Connecticut College. His latest project is a traveling exhibition and book called Sub-Urbanisms: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns and the Contested American Landscape. The project… | listen

9/23/15 // Turning Off Stress

Listen in to part 2 of our interview on the uses of neurological research to create wearable technology that relieves stress. | listen

9/22/15 // Stress Relieving Technology

We speak with representatives of Thync, the first wearable technology to influence how you feel. | listen

8/28/15 // Sew and Tell: Week of 8.28.15.

It’s Surface Week on BTR, and fashion celebrates surface with print and pattern. On today’s show, I’m joined by dynamic entrepreneur Jesse Finkelstein who, along with his sister Meredith, is behind the creation of two unique design platforms: Print All Over Me and Byco. Print All Over Me (or… | listen

7/20/15 // Permaculture Roots

Founder and Director of New York Permaculture Exchange, Claudia Joseph, talks with us about permaculture and sustainable living. | listen

6/16/15 // Fashion: Stick ‘n’ Pokes Are Legit

Stick ‘n’ poke tattoos are emerging in mainstream tattoo culture, establishing a new image to the traditionally disaster-ridden underground, DIY practice. After all, they’re legit tattoos; they deserve a degree of respect. | read

5/5/15 // Art Uncovered

Artist Tuur Van Balen is interested in the grey areas between art and science, biology and technology, mass production and the natural world. | listen

3/31/15 // Art Uncovered - Amy Franceschini

Amy Franceschini is an artist and one of the founders of Future Farmers, an collective of artists, designers, architects, and thinkers who share an interest in places and how we live in them today. Future Farmers projects come in many shapes and sizes from museum exhibitions, site specific… | listen

3/27/15 // Sew & Tell

On today’s show, I got to chat with a dear friend and fantastically fashionable production designer, Virginia Hastings. Virginia has worked in production design here in New York for over seven years, leading and contributing to design teams on feature films, shorts, commercials, and corporate… | listen

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