The Crit

The Crit


24 November 2020

Looking for the latest news and analysis from the design world?

We're happy to announce that the first episode of The Crit, Disegno's new fortnightly design podcast, is now available to download.

Hosted by Disegno's editorial team, The Crit is essential listening for anyone interested in design and why it matters to the world at large. Bringing together the latest stories and international launches, The Crit is your fortnightly one-stop to catch up on all the latest design news and analysis.

You can listen and subscribe to The Crit on all major podcast platforms or here on our website.

Episode one includes discussions of alt-right architecture; the future of the Salone del Mobile; the design story behind the fate of Denmark's mink; as well as a host of new product launches from the likes of Vitra, Flos, Muuto and Established&Sons.

All music for The Crit has been created by Yuri Suzuki and Team Suzuki (Adam Cheong-MacLeod and Charlie Carroll) at Pentagram, and our logo was created by Leonhard Rothmoser.

Please like, share and subscribe to The Crit on Apple podcasts, Spotify or where ever you get your podcasts.

And if you want to get in touch with us about future episodes, please email

Show Notes: Ep.01 ‘You need to explain what’s happening’

01:33 Make Federal Buildings Beautiful Again and the General Services Administration, Bloomberg CityLab.

13:27 Salone del Mobile’s possible move, Dezeen.

30:48 Grenfell Inquiry, The Guardian.

39:01 Cluster 5 Covid-19 mutation, Nature.

40:21 ‘Zoonotic Spaces’, Disegno, Oli Stratford.

47:43 Flos, Mayday Anniversary Lamp.

49:43 ‘Disegno Reader Survey’.

50:06 Muuto, Linear System Series.

52:00 Vitra, Evo-C.

56:07 Established & Sons, Bloc.

57:55 ‘End of an Era’, Disegno, Anna Bates and Johanna Agerman Ross.


All music for The Crit has been created by Yuri Suzuki and Team Suzuki (Adam Cheong-MacLeod and Charlie Carroll) at Pentagram, and our logo was designed by Leonhard Rothmoser.