Podcast thecrit

03. Bad Corp.

In our first episode of 2021, the team look at big tech's response to the Capitol insurrection; a raft of new logos; the retirement of Adobe Flash Player; Pantone's colours of 2021; and a new toilet from Laufen.

Bonus Episode: The feature creep

In this shorter bonus episode our hosts are joined by Disegno's founder Johanna Agerman Ross. The trio reflects on 2020, and some of the design stories that have shaped it. This episode was edited by Kristina Rapacki and produced by Evi Hall. Our theme music is composed by Yuri Suzuki, with Team Suzuki at Pentagram.

02. A singular tumult

In episode two, we chat about B&B Italia’s new artistic leadership; the world’s first approved lab-grown meat; the departures of ZHA and Foster + Partners from climate alliance Architects Declare; the logistics of vaccination; a videogame from Balenciaga; as well as products and projects from Ensemble, Systems Studio, and Nerdabe.

01. You need to explain what’s happening

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.