Ep.02 – Principles of Good Podcast Design Part 1
Kyle explores the Ten Principles of Good Design by Dieter Rams to see if these principles can help you determine if your podcast design is good design.
Episode at a Glance
Every design student at some point in their career has encountered Ten Principles for Good Design by Dieter Rams. Rams was an infamous German industrial designer and the Chief Design Officer at Braun for over 30 years. In fact, many of the consumer products Rams created for Brauns are still used today. He was also well known for his “Less but Better” minimalist aesthetic and for being one of the first designers who strived to be environmentally friendly before it was cool. Rams knows design. But does his design philosophy — created almost half a century ago — a relevant tool for podcast creative engineers to use even today?
Ten Principles of Good Design (1-5)
Kyle explores the first 5 principles of the Ten Principles of Good Design in Part 1 of this two-part series:
- Number 1. Good design is innovative
- Number 2. Good design makes a product useful
- Number 3. Good design is aesthetic
- Number 4. Good design makes a product understandable
- Number 5. Good design is unobtrusive
Notable Quotes in this episode:
“Less is Better” — Dieter Rams
Presented by Create Art Podcast
To get your art muscles strong enough to start designing podcasts, you need to listen to the Create Art Podcast. If you’re like me and crave creativity, art, and learning how to find your artistic muse, then you need to join my good friend Timothy Kimo Brien as he takes a deep dive into the world of creativity with the Create Art Podcast.
Podcasting Starts with an idea: an idea that is not easily squished! However, long before their creators ever sit down at the microphone, a podcast idea needs to hardened, tested, and found worthy. This goes beyond just content creation and delivery. It requires real thought and structure to design a podcast that will survive long enough to find an audience. Follow your host Kyle M. Bondo has he takes fragile podcast ideas and transforms them into fierce audio concepts that are Not Easily Squished!
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Thank you for listening! Be sure to check out the other Gagglepod Studios shows including Podwrecked, PAUSE for Dramatic Effect, and Create Art Podcast — you can find all of these and more at Gagglepod.com
Go create something great!