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99% Invisible

By Roman Mars

Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

  1. 1.
    371- Dead Cars09/18/2019
    37:38
  2. 2.
    370- The Pool and the Stream Redux09/10/2019
    40:51
  3. 3.
    369- Wait Wait...Tell Me!09/04/2019
    33:06
  4. 4.
    368- All Rings Considered08/28/2019
    41:42
  5. 5.
    367- Peace Lines08/21/2019
    39:11
  6. 6.
    366- Model City08/13/2019
    1:01:30
  7. 7.
    365- On Beeing08/06/2019
    28:59
  8. 8.
    364- He's Still Neutral07/31/2019
    32:55
  1. 9.
    363- Invisible Women07/23/2019
    30:02
  2. 10.
    362- Goodness Gracious Great Balls of Twine07/17/2019
    41:28
  3. 11.
    361- Built on Sand07/09/2019
    37:12
  4. 12.
    360- The Universal Page07/02/2019
    40:49
  5. 13.
    359- Life and Death in Singapore06/25/2019
    33:25
  6. 14.
    358- The Anthropocene Reviewed06/18/2019
    1:09:21
  7. 15.
    357- The Barney Design redux06/11/2019
    29:24
  8. 16.
    356- The Automat06/04/2019
    37:29
  9. 17.
    355- Depave Paradise05/28/2019
    40:30
  10. 18.
    Sound and Health: Hospitals05/24/2019
    17:22
  11. 19.
    281- La Sagrada Familia05/21/2019
    36:03
  12. 20.
    Sound and Health: Cities05/17/2019
    19:09
  13. 21.
    354- Weeding is Fundamental05/14/2019
    41:53
  14. 22.
    353- From Bombay with Love05/07/2019
    37:33
  15. 23.
    352- Uptown Squirrel05/01/2019
    32:08
  16. 24.
    351- Play Mountain04/24/2019
    41:06
  17. 25.
    350- The Roman Mars Mazda Virus04/16/2019
    54:37
  18. 26.
    349- Froebel's Gifts04/09/2019
    26:28
  19. 27.
    348- Three Things That Made the Modern Economy04/02/2019
    30:57
  20. 28.
    347- The Many Deaths of a Painting03/27/2019
    42:53
  21. 29.
    346- Palaces for the People03/19/2019
    47:29
  22. 30.
    345- Classic Cartoon Sound Effects!03/12/2019
    29:25
  23. 31.
    344- The Known Unknown03/06/2019
    47:00
  24. 32.
    343- Usonia Redux02/26/2019
    39:55
  25. 33.
    342- Beneath the Ballpark02/20/2019
    33:00
  26. 34.
    341- National Sword02/13/2019
    41:13
  27. 35.
    340- The Secret Lives of Color02/05/2019
    47:16
  28. 36.
    339- The Tunnel01/30/2019
    48:23
  29. 37.
    338- Crude Habitat01/23/2019
    37:00
  30. 38.
    337- Atomic Tattoos01/16/2019
    36:11
  31. 39.
    336- Mini-Stories: Volume 601/09/2019
    48:41
  32. 40.
    335- Gathering the Magic01/01/2019
    30:03
  33. 41.
    334- Christmas with The Allusionist12/26/2018
    36:50
  34. 42.
    333- Mini-Stories: Volume 512/18/2018
    49:12
  35. 43.
    Bonus Episode- Avery talks Articles of Interest with Roman12/14/2018
    11:04
  36. 44.
    332- The Accidental Room12/12/2018
    38:23
  37. 45.
    331- Oñate's Foot12/05/2018
    46:09
  38. 46.
    330- Raccoon Resistance11/27/2018
    30:27
  39. 47.
    201- The Green Book redux11/21/2018
    30:37
  40. 48.
    329- Orphan Drugs11/14/2018
    27:40
  41. 49.
    328- Devolutionary Design11/06/2018
    32:51
  42. 50.
    327- A Year in the Dark10/31/2018
    33:06
  43. 51.
    326- Welcome to Jurassic Art10/23/2018
    30:41
  44. 52.
    325- The Worst Way to Start a City10/16/2018
    31:07
  45. 53.
    Punk Style: Articles of Interest #610/12/2018
    30:48
  46. 54.
    Blue Jeans: Articles of Interest #510/09/2018
    26:10
  47. 55.
    Hawaiian Shirts: Articles of Interest #410/05/2018
    23:18
  48. 56.
    Pockets: Articles of Interest #310/02/2018
    21:13
  49. 57.
    Plaid: Articles of Interest #209/28/2018
    20:21
  50. 58.
    Kids' Clothes: Articles of Interest #109/25/2018
    25:18
  51. 59.
    324- Billboard Boys: The Greatest Radio Contest of All Time09/19/2018
    28:50
  52. 60.
    323- The House that Came in the Mail09/11/2018
    34:27
  53. 61.
    322- The First Straw09/05/2018
    27:05
  54. 62.
    321- Double Standards08/29/2018
    28:31
  55. 63.
    320- Bundyville08/21/2018
    44:07
  56. 64.
    319- It's Chinatown08/14/2018
    38:15
  57. 65.
    318- Fire and Rain08/08/2018
    30:26
  58. 66.
    317- Built to Burn08/01/2018
    33:11
  59. 67.
    316- The Shipping Forecast07/25/2018
    27:53
  60. 68.
    315- Everything is Alive07/18/2018
    32:03
  61. 69.
    314- Interrobang07/10/2018
    32:06
  62. 70.
    Roman Mars on ZigZag07/05/2018
    33:31
  63. 71.
    313- Right to Roam06/27/2018
    29:14
  64. 72.
    312- Post-Narco Urbanism06/20/2018
    38:18
  65. 73.
    311- The Barney Design06/13/2018
    22:37
  66. 74.
    310- 77 Steps06/06/2018
    23:58
  67. 75.
    309- The Vault05/30/2018
    29:06
  68. 76.
    308- Curb Cuts05/23/2018
    46:06
  69. 77.
    307- Immobile Homes05/16/2018
    29:42
  70. 78.
    306- Breaking Bad News05/09/2018
    39:04
  71. 79.
    305- The Laff Box05/01/2018
    39:59
  72. 80.
    304- Gander International Airport04/25/2018
    26:51
  73. 81.
    303- The Hair Chart04/17/2018
    23:43
  74. 82.
    302- Lessons from Las Vegas04/10/2018
    36:08
  75. 83.
    301- Making it Rain04/03/2018
    30:39
  76. 84.
    300- Airships and the Future that Never Was03/27/2018
    21:03
  77. 85.
    299- Gerrymandering03/21/2018
    45:57
  78. 86.
    200- Miss Manhattan Redux03/14/2018
    24:15
  79. 87.
    298- Fordlandia03/07/2018
    30:12
  80. 88.
    297- Blood, Sweat and Tears (City of the Future, Part 2)02/28/2018
    33:02
  81. 89.
    296- Bijlmer (City of the Future, Part 1)02/21/2018
    24:18
  82. 90.
    295- Making a Mark: Visual Identity with Tom Geismar02/13/2018
    28:22
  83. 91.
    294- Border Wall02/06/2018
    29:59
  84. 92.
    293- Managed Retreat01/31/2018
    32:56
  85. 93.
    292- Speech Bubbles: Understanding Comics with Scott McCloud01/23/2018
    33:48
  86. 94.
    291- Thermal Delight01/17/2018
    30:52
  87. 95.
    290- Mini-Stories: Volume 401/10/2018
    39:48
  88. 96.
    289- Mini-Stories: Volume 312/20/2017
    39:38
  89. 97.
    288- Guerrilla Public Service Redux12/12/2017
    22:37
  90. 98.
    287- The Nut Behind the Wheel12/05/2017
    34:20
  91. 99.
    286- A 700-Foot Mountain of Whipped Cream11/28/2017
    54:53
  92. 100.
    285- Money Makers11/21/2017
    22:25
  93. 101.
    284- Hero Props: Graphic Design in Film & Television11/14/2017
    28:34
  94. 102.
    283- Dollhouses of St. Louis11/07/2017
    34:21
  95. 103.
    282- Oyster-tecture10/31/2017
    34:32
  96. 104.
    281- La Sagrada Familia10/25/2017
    32:25
  97. 105.
    280- Half Measures10/18/2017
    29:43
  98. 106.
    279- The Containment Plan10/11/2017
    28:41
  99. 107.
    278- The Athletic Brassiere10/03/2017
    27:45
  100. 108.
    277- Ponte City Tower09/26/2017
    33:16
  101. 109.
    276- The Finnish Experiment09/19/2017
    32:48
  102. 110.
    275- Coal Hogs Work Safe09/12/2017
    23:31
  103. 111.
    274- The Age of the Algorithm09/05/2017
    25:11
  104. 112.
    273- Notes on an Imagined Plaque08/29/2017
    17:10
  105. 113.
    272- Person in Lotus Position08/22/2017
    32:07
  106. 114.
    271- The Great Dismal Swamp08/15/2017
    28:33
  107. 115.
    270- The Stethoscope08/09/2017
    23:18
  108. 116.
    269- Ways of Hearing08/01/2017
    41:42
  109. 117.
    268- El Gordo07/25/2017
    26:59
  110. 118.
    267- The Trials of Dan and Dave07/18/2017
    56:24
  111. 119.
    266- Repackaging the Pill07/11/2017
    21:58
  112. 120.
    265- The Pool and the Stream07/04/2017
    34:41
  113. 121.
    264- Mexico 6806/27/2017
    26:04
  114. 122.
    263- You Should Do a Story06/20/2017
    29:44
  115. 123.
    262- In the Same Ballpark06/13/2017
    28:51
  116. 124.
    Intro to a new Roman Mars podcast: What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law06/08/2017
    13:22
  117. 125.
    199- The Yin and Yang of Basketball06/07/2017
    23:46
  118. 126.
    261- Squatters of the Lower East Side05/30/2017
    27:05
  119. 127.
    260- New Jersey05/23/2017
    23:20
  120. 128.
    259- This Is Chance: Anchorwoman of the Great Alaska Earthquake05/16/2017
    31:19
  121. 129.
    258- The Modern Necropolis05/09/2017
    21:44
  122. 130.
    257- Reversing the Grid05/02/2017
    29:36
  123. 131.
    256- Sounds Natural04/18/2017
    26:49
  124. 132.
    255- The Architect of Hollywood04/11/2017
    23:54
  125. 133.
    254- Containers04/04/2017
    34:35
  126. 134.
    253- Manzanar03/28/2017
    28:03
  127. 135.
    252- The Falling of the Lenins03/21/2017
    27:01
  128. 136.
    251- Negative Space: Logo Design with Michael Bierut03/14/2017
    48:43
  129. 137.
    250- State (Sanctuary, Part 2)03/08/2017
    32:04
  130. 138.
    249- Church (Sanctuary, Part 1)02/28/2017
    30:49
  131. 139.
    248- Atom in the Garden of Eden02/21/2017
    22:04
  132. 140.
    247- Usonia the Beautiful02/15/2017
    22:48
  133. 141.
    246- Usonia 102/07/2017
    28:46
  134. 142.
    245- The Eponymist02/01/2017
    32:06
  135. 143.
    244- The Revolutionary Post01/24/2017
    21:59
  136. 144.
    243- Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle01/18/2017
    23:47
  137. 145.
    242- Mini-Stories: Volume 201/10/2017
    33:44
  138. 146.
    241- Mini-Stories: Volume 112/20/2016
    31:23
  139. 147.
    240- Plat of Zion12/14/2016
    21:07
  140. 148.
    239- Guano Island12/06/2016
    22:52
  141. 149.
    238- NBC Chimes11/29/2016
    17:09
  142. 150.
    237- Dollar Store Town11/23/2016
    20:05
  143. 151.
    236- Reverb11/16/2016
    22:55
  144. 152.
    235- Ten Letters for the President11/08/2016
    18:06
  145. 153.
    234- The Shift11/01/2016
    20:28
  146. 154.
    233- Space Trash, Space Treasure10/25/2016
    20:41
  147. 155.
    232- McMansion Hell10/18/2016
    17:26
  148. 156.
    231- Half a House10/11/2016
    22:10
  149. 157.
    230- Project Cybersyn10/04/2016
    25:10
  150. 158.
    124- Longbox09/27/2016
    22:35
  151. 159.
    229- The Trend Forecast09/20/2016
    19:38
  152. 160.
    228- Making Up Ground09/13/2016
    22:53
  153. 161.
    227- Public Works09/06/2016
    17:26
  154. 162.
    226- On Average08/23/2016
    21:47
  155. 163.
    225- Photo Credit08/17/2016
    22:47
  156. 164.
    224- A Sea Worth its Salt08/09/2016
    21:41
  157. 165.
    223- The Magic Bureaucrat08/03/2016
    36:50
  158. 166.
    222- Combat Hearing Loss07/26/2016
    20:24
  159. 167.
    221- America’s Last Top Model07/19/2016
    23:28
  160. 168.
    220- The Mind of an Architect07/13/2016
    25:38
  161. 169.
    219- Unpleasant Design07/06/2016
    18:06
  162. 170.
    218- Remembering Stonewall06/29/2016
    30:39
  163. 171.
    217- Home on Lagrange06/22/2016
    30:15
  164. 172.
    216- The Blazer Experiment06/14/2016
    25:49
  165. 173.
    215- H-Day06/07/2016
    20:04
  166. 174.
    130- Holdout05/31/2016
    20:10
  167. 175.
    214- Loud and Clear05/25/2016
    22:41
  168. 176.
    213- Separation Anxiety05/18/2016
    20:03
  169. 177.
    212- Turf Wars of East New York05/11/2016
    31:34
  170. 178.
    211- The Grand Dame of Broad Street05/04/2016
    23:37
  171. 179.
    210- Unseen City04/27/2016
    30:37
  172. 180.
    209- Supertall 10104/20/2016
    20:02
  173. 181.
    208- Vox Ex Machina04/13/2016
    26:24
  174. 182.
    207- Soul City04/06/2016
    35:04
  175. 183.
    206- The White Elephant Of Tel Aviv03/30/2016
    38:53
  176. 184.
    205- Flying Food03/23/2016
    19:04
  177. 185.
    204- The SoHo Effect03/16/2016
    21:37
  178. 186.
    203- The Giftschrank03/09/2016
    22:09
  179. 187.
    202- Mojave Phone Booth03/02/2016
    22:41
  180. 188.
    201- The Green Book02/24/2016
    23:55
  181. 189.
    200- Miss Manhattan02/17/2016
    20:56
  182. 190.
    199- The Yin and Yang of Basketball02/10/2016
    23:23
  183. 191.
    198- The Ice King02/03/2016
    19:57
  184. 192.
    197- Fish Cannon01/27/2016
    20:08
  185. 193.
    196- The Fresno Drop01/20/2016
    17:53
  186. 194.
    195- Best Enjoyed By01/13/2016
    17:50
  187. 195.
    194- Bone Music12/22/2015
    15:19
  188. 196.
    193- Tube Benders12/16/2015
    18:45
  189. 197.
    192- Pagodas and Dragon Gates12/08/2015
    25:20
  190. 198.
    191- Worst Smell in the World12/02/2015
    16:41
  191. 199.
    190- Fixing the Hobo Suit11/24/2015
    22:15
  192. 200.
    189- The Landlord’s Game11/18/2015
    17:54

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