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.

March 2021: Living Well

How can we advance health and wellness through design? In what ways do built environments, interior spaces, and well-designed experiences foster individual growth and wellbeing? Tune in for a compelling conversation hosted by Debbie Millman featuring two accomplished creative leaders, Winka Dubbeldam and Elliot March, on how we can set new design standards to build a future that cultivates environmental, personal, and communal wellbeing.


In This Playlist

8 Episodes

  • March 2021: Living Well

  • February 2021: Beauty is Everywhere

  • January 2021: Always Learning

  • Design Nerds Anonymous

  • December 2020: Building an Impact

  • November 2020: Selling Dreams

  • October 2020: Illustrating Sound

  • Introducing The Mic


Past Voice Messages

Brandon Foushee

Photography Senior

Pratt Institute

Elena Frampton

Interior Designer and Founder

Frampton Co

Naomi Frangos

Architect and Educator

Natalie Nixon

Creativity Strategist and President

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James Dieter

Lighting Designer

James Dieter

Nicci Green

Founder and Design Director


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