It’s a big, big, big, big podcast world out there, and it's still growing. Needless to say, to navigate in the waters of the recorded word can be more than overwhelming; proper torment in the rear-end indeed.
For all you creatives looking for inspiration, a broadened perspective, some serious how-to and some heavy creative insight; here’s our current top five.
Because it does, you know.
This is the very first podcast on design, and it has been going strong since 2005. Through in depth interviews, host Debbie Millman guides you trough the brain and work of prominent figures within the design scene. Furthermore it’s described as 'an inquiry into the broader world of creative culture through wide-ranging conversations with designers, writers, artists, curators, musicians, and other luminaries of contemporary thought'.
An honest, vulnerable and thorough perspective into the world of boundary-pushing women who made their mark. By 'eschewing polite conversation and extracting solid advice' host Sophia Amoruso, with an occasional hilarious side-kick, picks the brains of a vast array of kickass women.
In addition to being an education platform where creative professionals learn business principles, The Future is also a podcast channel. Or more precisely, the podcast channel is one part of the platform. The platform features a vast array hosts, and features episodes on everything from 'how to get your work on bechance' to 'Logo Inspirations', from 'Content Marketing' to 'how to cope when feeling overwhelmed.' Our current favourite episodes: 049 Strategist Douglas Davis and 039 Grow your business.
All the good stuff in one.
Makers is a podcast made by Crew—a network for creative freelancers. It’s an interview series that focuses on that groundbreaking—sometimes life changing—moments that impacted some of our most influential architects, designers and authors..well, makers in general.
The Tip Off
In a media world where everything has to happen so goddam fast all the time—usually to an extent where its content suffers by the need for speed, it’s comforting to listen to those who are still out there doing journalism as it should be done. Through interviews and narration, The Tip Off tells the stories behind some of the most groundbreaking investigative journalism of our time.