99% Invisible Podcast – 48 – The Bathtubs or the Boiler Room

“I have this habit of walking into any door that’s unlocked…You start poking around, going into doors…you find the coolest things…” -Andrea Seabrook, NPR Congressional Correspondent

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99% Invisible Podcast – Episode 47 – US Postal Service Stamps

Somebody might be able to do a great painting that’s 20 x 30 inches, but you take that down to 1 x 1.5 inches, and it’s a challenge to make it work.

-Ethel Kessler, Art Director for USPS Stamp Services

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99% Invisible Podcast – Episode 45 – Immersive Ideal

We love the concepts that Roman Mars comes up with for the 99% Invisible podcasts, this episode covers how the US band Beauty Pill re-purpose the Black Box Theater as a makeshift recording studio that will give the public a window into the sessions.

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99% Invisible Podcast – Episode 44 – The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

The Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis became most famous at the moment of its demise. The thirty-three high-rise towers built in the 1950’s were supposed to solve the impending population crisis in inner city St. Louis. It was supposed to save the urban poor from the indignities of the downtown slums that lacked natural light, water and fresh air. And for a short while, it worked. It was a housing marvel. Read More…

99% Invisible Podcast – Episode 43 – The Accidental Music of Imperfect Escalators

For all of you interested in design and architecture, this podcast is for you. Have a listen to the latest episode and we bet you’ll be hooked within 20 seconds.

99% Invisible is “a tiny radio show about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world”.  We love the show, its superbly produced and look forward to every episode, please keep these coming Roman.

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