The Boston Designcast

The Boston Designcast
Boston, and Massachusetts in general, is a design force. Innovation and design is just as much part of our history as tea in the harbor. At AIGA Boston we want to share the cool things that people are doing in the city and how design is flourishing. From the boom of tech companies in the seaport district, to the tradition of print in Cambridge and everything in between The Boston Designcast is here to highlight the design that shapes how we live and where you can find it.

Design for Hire: Tactics for Building a Diverse Team with Julianna Akuamoah
Oct 9 • 58 min
Learn from SVP of Human Resources, Julianna Akuamoah, about how to hire and support great diverse talent. Julianna Akuamoah is the SVP of Human Resources at Arnold Worldwide where she develops strategy related to recruitment, talent management, retention,…
Coinage, Music and Papyrus with Chris Costello
Aug 26 • 23 min
Chris Costello sits down with us to talk about his design journey from designing for bands to the infamous font Papyrus and work he’s done for the US Mint. AIGA Boston: Become a Member:
Designing for the Democratic Process featuring The Creative Cabinet
May 27 • 40 min
The Creative Cabinet is a place where people with creative talent can lend their time and expertise to help progressive, grassroots candidates craft well designed and well communicated campaigns. At they match creative practitioners…
The Future of Design Education with Heather Shaw
Jan 28 • 35 min
It’s not a secret that technology is moving so fast it’s hard to keep up, especially design education. In the last few decades the way we think about design has dramatically changed so how are students keeping up? In this episode we talk to Heather Shaw,…
Design + Travel Part 2 feat. Abby Shobajo, AIGA Boston 2018 Emerge Scholarship Winner
Dec 19, 2018 • 18 min
This is a part 2 to our episode Design + Travel. In this episode, we talk to design student and 2018 EMERGE Scholarship winner, Abby Shobajo. She shares her experience traveling to Copenhagen and how that has shaped her ideas of design. Abby’s Website:…
Design Reflections with Mark James
Oct 27, 2018 • 28 min
Mark James is the Founder of Envision Design and teaches design at Lesley University. In this episode, he talks about his design process and philosophy and how they influence each other both in practice and in teaching. Envision:…
Design + Travel featuring Stephanie Grey of Stir Copenhagen
Oct 17, 2018 • 29 min
Stephanie Grey is a design educator at Framingham State University and Founder of Stir Copenhagen, a multi-sensory design tour of Copenhagen, Denmark. Stir Copenhagen: AIGA Boston: Become a Member:…
Design Collections featuring Michael Russem
Oct 10, 2018 • 25 min
Michael Russem is the curator of the Katherine Small Gallery. The gallery is dedicated to exhibits about graphic design and has a small offering of books about the same. Michael also collects all kinds of designs from Penguin Classics to stamps to…
Welcome to the Boston Designcast!
Oct 5, 2018 • 2 min
This is a podcast that explores Boston design and how it touches the way we live.