Episode 98

The World Doesn’t Need More Designers: A Conversation w/ Ruben Pater


March 3rd, 2022

1 hr 4 mins 19 secs

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About this Episode

In this conversation, Philip spends time with Ruben Pater, author of Caps Lock and the Politics of Design. Philip and Ruben discuss his latest book Caps Lock and how design plays a central role in normalizing capitalist institutions and thinking and why the world doesn’t need more designers.

The Drop – The segment of the show where Philip and his guest share tasty morsels of intellectual goodness and creative musings.

Philip’s Drop:
The Expanse (Amazon Prime)

Ruben’s Drop:

Octavia Butler

The Dispossessed – Ursula K LeGuin