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106 | Making Design a Part of the Conversation

Diana Budds is a design writer & producer based in New York City. She writes, edits and produces stories about design at all scales, with a particular focus on how design affects and reflects culture.

106 | Making Design a Part of the Conversation

Diana is currently the Senior Story Producer at Curbed, and was formerly a writer at Fast Company and a Senior Editor at Dwell.

Budds is an accomplished storyteller and has produced stories in many forms, including articles, videos, moderated panels and live events. Her work covers architecture, design, urbanism, technology, and culture, and throughout she maintains a pointed focus on the social ramifications of design work.

We were fortunate to have Diana on Social Design Insights, where she discussed with host Eric Cesal the ways in which journalists can spark new insights through their choices. Have a listen at the link above.


Our opening theme music for 2019 is "Bang Bang" and our closing theme is "Salvame" both by Eljuri from her album "La Lucha." The break music for this episode is "Back to Manhattan" by Norah Jones from her album "The Fall."