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Donuts, Design, & Debate

Aug 25, 2022

Is it lazy and unsightly, or an easy way to hold tightly? We debated woodworker Tyson Kartchner about the design of pocket hole joinery.

Geeks Wood Shop 

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Aug 11, 2022

Should client presentations be a two-way street? Architect David Lee argues in favor of conversational, real-time design reviews in this episode. Check it out for tips to improve your next review session! (We think donuts would be a nice touch.)

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Jul 28, 2022

Parking in your habitation or dominating your front elevation? Are single-family homes with prominent garages "good" design? Check out our debate with architect Marina Bourderonnet! 

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Jul 13, 2022

Potential for fame, or playing a rigged game? Whether you love it or hate it, it's popular for people to ask for free work upfront. Aaron debated Brand & Web Designer Kenzi Green on the benefits and pitfalls of design competitions. 

The Brief Collective

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Jun 30, 2022

Is it good to use familiar design attributes, even when they're strictly ornamental? Matt squared up against Art Director Mike Heighway to debate the design merits of skeuomorphism. Living in the past, or understandable fast?

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