Design the Life You Love Podcasts with Ayse Birsel

Design The Life You Love is a podcast series that explores the idea and practice of designing your life. No prior creative experience necessary. Renowned designer Ayse Birsel is in conversation with people who’ve designed inspiring lives. 

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 #1 - Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister takes a year sabbatical from work each seven years, carves text into his torso to make a poster, becomes sad whilst making a film about happiness and is one of the most inspiring and thought provoking people you’ll ever meet.


 #2 - Debbie Millman

Ayse speaks with podcast impresario Debbie Millman and explores what to do with rejection, how to use your time to do the things you love and what it means to be truly content.


 #3 - Amit Gupta

Amit Gupta is a true original: A serial entrepreneur who dropped left college at 19, he lives an extraordinary life and he speaks with Ayse about the decision to let go of the life he was planning to allow for the life he is living, and how thankful he is to have the chance to do so.


 #4- Paola Antonelli

In this episode, Ayse speaks with Senior curator of Architecture and Design at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Paola Antonelli. Paola has been called a visionary, an oracle, forward thinking, passionate, bold. She is all of these things and more.  Paola has transformed the way we think about design.