The Mic

Let's talk design

Hosted by Debbie Millman, The Mic is NYCxDESIGN's podcast that offers an inside look into New York City's most creative minds. New York City is home to the world’s most diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and when we share stories, we always find means of connection. Tune in to hear from the most innovative creators and emerging talents as they underscore design as a powerful connector and catalyst to help us build a better future together.

The Archive

Listen to past episodes of The Mic and explore fascinating stories from members of NYC's creative community.

November 2020: Selling Dreams

Why do times of struggle bring about new ideas and innovations? How can designers strike a balance between creativity and intellect? Join host Debbie Millman in conversation with Creative Director Marisa Lowenstein and Conceptual Artist Neil Hamamoto about the power of design to manifest hopes and dreams, and how challenging times can be harnessed to spark new ideas and drive a resurgence of creative solutions.


In This Playlist

3 Episodes

  • November 2020: Selling Dreams

  • October 2020: Illustrating Sound

  • Introducing The Mic


Past Voice Messages

Scott Henderson


Scott Henderson Inc.

Madelynn Ringo

Founder and New York Director

Dinner with Designers

Lisa Smith

Managing and Creative Director


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