Podcast Directory: Our Favourite Art & Design Chats Out There


This week we thought we’d feature some of the best podcasts for anyone interested in listening a little bit more or just doesn’t have much time on their hands. Put your headphones in, sit back and relax, because we have a long list ahead of us.

Meet the Creatives

Rob Johnston is an independent graphic designer and photographer based in New York City. He is also the founder of Meet the Creatives — a podcast that seeks to bridge the gap between entry-level creatives and top talent from companies like Facebook, Google, Adobe, Nike, Airbnb, Twitter, Huge, Pentagram & more.

Favourite episodes include: Paula Scher, Malika Favre

Michael Donovan’s Walking Home

The podcast about our weird lives on this magical planet. Hosted by photographer/artist, Michael Donovan.

Favourite episodes include: Christiane Spangsberg.

Moma Talks: Conversations

A podcast run by MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art about curators, scholars, and artists discuss modern and contemporary art.

The Big Interview

Monocle 24’s new series features in-depth interviews with inspirational names in global politics, business, culture and design. Hosted by Tyler Brûlé, Andrew Tuck and Monocle’s senior editors.

Favourite episodes include: Agnes Varda

Oak x Nordic Traces

Oak’s new series of podcasts, Nordic Traces, brings the magazine to life through inspiring discussions with creative leaders featured in the new issue. Whether it’s speaking about cultural shifts that are sparked by new movements in food and drink, or celebrating the power of creative collaboration – Nordic Traces takes an in-depth look at the visionaries who are breaking new ground in the realms of design, culture, food, while uncovering the mindsets and creative practices that allow innovation to thrive.

Favourite episodes include: Caroline Sillesen, Olafur Eliasson


Conversations and debates with leading figures from contemporary art, design, music, literature, activism and technology – taking place daily at Frieze Fairs and beyond.

Art & Cocktails

Ekaterina Popova is an artist and the founder of Create! Magazine. She has a passion for painting and providing exposure to artists of all career levels. Since starting the magazine, she has had the pleasure of attending numerous exhibitions and art fairs, interviewing emerging and established artists, and working with leading curators.

This podcast is her passion project to help engage the art community and have fun, meaningful, and inspiring conversations about studio practice, art careers, and more, while occasionally enjoying a cocktail (or two) together.

Favourite episodes include: Emily Steer


One of the best art galleries and museums in United Kingdom explores the lives of artists and the stories behind their artworks.

Favourite episodes include: Emma Gannon on Barbara Hepworth and St Ives

Slow Stories

A podcast on the slow content movement brought to you by CONNECT(ED)ITORIAL

Favourite episodes include: Fran Hauser of The Myth of the Nice Girl on How Slowing Down Makes Us Nicer