Studio Audience

59 Episodes

Our weekly Studio Audience podcast is an audio insight into news and views surrounding the creative industries.

  • Series Five, Episode 40 (October 23)

    This week we're chatting about a provocative piece of public art in Paris, Banksy's relevance, Lawrence Zeegen's history of illustration and a new Google Glass x FKA Twigs collaboration. The guests were James Cartwright and Maisie Skidmore and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 24:48

  • Series Five, Episode 39 (October 16)

    This week we discuss Iggy Pop’s John Peel lecture, Frieze Art Fair, the importance of a name, and a 3D printed paper aeroplane machine. The guests were Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 25:34

  • Series Five, Episode 38 (October 9)

    This week we discuss plans for a floating cycle lane on the Thames, a complete Butlin's redesign, the It's Nice That Back to School feature and the excitement surrounding David Lynch's announcement of the new series of Twin Peaks. The guests were James Cartwright and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 25:42

  • Series Five, Episode 37 (October 2)

    In this episode we discuss Alex Chinneck’s new installation, art book fair season, Mike Mellia’s selfie a day project and the new Turner prize show. The guests were Amy Lewin, Maisie Skidmore and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 26:38

  • Series Five, Magazine Special (September 29)

    In a special extra episode of the podcast we're joined by American designer and founder of Gratuitous Type magazine Elana Schlenker to talk all things magazines. The guests were Elana Schlenker and Liv Siddall and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 25:16

  • Series Five, Episode 36 (September 25)

    This week we discuss Matthew Frost's new short film starring Kirsten Dunst, the fantastic new architectural photography show at the Barbican, and Ai Wei Wei's curious Alcatraz exhibition. The guests were Amy Lewin, Maisie Skidmore and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 26:44

  • Series Five, Episode 35 (September 18 )

    This week we're talking the new Bronia Stewart book, Barber Osgerby at the V&A and Burning Man Festival. The guests were James Cartwright, Maisie Skidmore and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 24:56

  • Series Five, Episode 34 (September 11)

    This week we chat London Design Festival, the Lernert & Sander COS video, Designers in Residence and a tampon-themed video game. The guests were Maisie Skidmore, James Cartwright and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 28:52

  • Series Five, Episode 33 (September 4)

    This week we chat London Fashion week, the new Wired.co.uk redesign and the latest (greatest) issue of Printed Pages! The guests were Amy Lewin, Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 25:28

  • Series Five, Episode 32 (August 27)

    This week we're talking the new-look Mr Kipling, mobile photography magazine fltr, how best to interview artists and Facebook's new anti-clickbait measures. The guests were Amy Lewin, Maisie Skidmore and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 27:02

  • Series Five, Episode 31 (August 21)

    This week we chat the Edinburgh Fringe, artists using pseudonyms and a controversial article by Jonathan Jones about art in hospitals. The guests were Amy Lewin, James Cartwright and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 27:04

  • Series Five, Episode 30 (August 14)

    This week we chat Kim Kardashian's selfie book, Lucy Hilmer's viral photography project and Penguin's controversial new Roald Dahl cover. The guests were Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 27:24

  • Series Five, Episode 29 (August 7)

    This week we're talking First World War centenary artworks, Damien Hirst's architectural ambitions and whether art galleries should encourage kids. The guests were Liv Siddall, Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 24:24

  • Series Five, Episode 28 (July 31)

    This week we chat the Simpsons/Family Guy crossover, a One Direction teen fan-artist, Silicon Roundabout and Sagmeister's brand storytelling rant. The guests were Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 26:08

  • Series Five, Episode 27 (July 24)

    This week we chatted about sending flowers into space, the Airbnb logo, the Graduates 2014 and Creative Review's new direction in their annual. The guests were Liv Siddall, Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 24:36

  • Series Five, Episode 26 (July 17)

    This week we chat Jeremy Leslie's new magazine, SHOWstudio's new interview series and a Kickstarter-funded redesign of The Bible. The guests were Liv Siddall and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 22:54

  • Series Five, Episode 25 (July 10)

    This week we chat radio shows, Rapha and the Tour de France, Quentin Blake's collaboration with David Walliams, and the controversial Greenpeace video. The guests were Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 26:14

  • Series Five, Episode 24 (July 3)

    This week we're talking the WIRED UK redesign, Zaha Hadid's Designs of the Year victory, a skateboarding film with a difference and a marvellous mountainous app. The guests were Will Hudson, Liv Siddall and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 24:02

  • Series Five, Episode 23 (June 25)

    In this episode we discuss the It’s Nice That redesign, Glastonbury festival, the BP Portrait award and The It’s Nice That Graduates 2014. The guests were James Cartwright and Maisie Skidmore and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 23:56

  • Series Five, Episode 22 (June 20)

    This week we're talking the ELCAF comics art festival, next year's Bjork retrospective in New York, our creative symposium Here and the return of Danger Mouse. The guests were Liv Siddall, Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 27:22

  • Series Five, Episode 21 (June 11)

    This week we chatted Marina Abramovic's new Serpentine show, Paddy Power's Amazon spoof, the death of Spot the Dog's creator and the new issue of Printed Pages. The guests were James Cartwright, Maisie Skidmore and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 24:24

  • Series Five, Episode 20 (May 28)

    In this week's show we discuss the fire at Glasgow School of Art, the relationship between football and creativity, the new creative directors of Bloomberg Businessweek and CSM's exciting new pop-up shop. The guests were Alex Bec, James Cartwright and Maisie Skidmore and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 26:16

  • Series Five, Episode 19 (May 21)

    This week we discuss Katharina Grosse's incredible new installation, the return of Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, infamous CSM tutor Louise Wilson and a robot that tweets art criticism. The guests were Maisie Skidmore, James Cartwright and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 24:36

  • Series Five, Episode 18 (May 14)

    This week we're talking about the Daniel Weil show at the Design Museum, Twitter's new mute function, the final Studio Ghibli film and The Graduates 2014. The guests were Maisie Skidmore and Liv Siddall and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 23:28

  • Series Five, Episode 17 (May 8)

    This week we talked a supermarket using a Gormley sculpture as a bread advert, the Met Ball and Tumblr's new customisation options. The guests were Maisie Skidmore, Liv Siddall and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 25:28

  • Series Five, Episode 16 (May 1)

    This week we talked the Webby Awards, Sagmeister & Walsh's new identity for the Jewish Museum in New York and the Alexander McQueen show coming to London. The guests were Maisie Skidmore, Liv Siddall and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 24:16

  • Series Five, Episode 15 (April 23)

    This week we talked Pick Me Up 2014, Richard Turley's move to MTV and Jack White's four our performance-to-release vinyl stunt for Record Store Day. The guests were Liv Siddall, James Cartwright and Maisie Skidmore and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration

  • Series Five, Episode 14 (April 9)

    This week we're talking Monument Valley, Vice's new food channel, Sotheby's Pentagram redesign and a landmark fashion exhibition in London. The guests were Maisie Skidmore, Liv Siddall and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 23:55

  • Series Five, Episode 13 (April 2)

    This week we talked April Fools' Day hits and misses, London's new TV channel, a geeky graphic design title and a controversial chocolate advert. the guests were Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 23:04

  • Series Five, Episode 12 (March 26)

    This week we spoke about the newly-opened Designs of the Year exhibition, the YCN rebrand, the Secret 7 initiative and Sarah Lucas' selection for the Venice Biennale. The guests were Maisie Skidmore, James Cartwright and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 26:08

  • Series Five, Episode 11 (March 19)

    This week we're talking amazing 90s fanzine photography, a cinematic portrait of London and the hottest young tech talent. The guests were Liv Siddall, James Cartwright and Maisie Skidmore and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 26:52

  • Series Five, Episode 10 (March 12)

    In this episode we discuss Grayson Perry's lecture, Neil Young's new musical venture, Design Indaba and some of the best stories from the new issue of Printed Pages. The guests were Maisie Skidmore, James Cartwright and Rob Alderson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 29:07

  • Series Five, Episode 9 (March 5)

    In this episode we discuss the recent Chanel show, Dare Toronto and Penguin's new digital venture and the man who is revolutionising sanitary towels in India. The guests were James Cartwright and Will Hudson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 25:10

  • Series Five: Episode 8 (February 26)

    This week we talked about James Murphy's New York subway project, IKEA's plan to shelf the Expedit, photographing natural disasters and the exciting new Dazed magazine redesign. The guests were James Cartwright, Maisie Skidmore and Jamie McIntyre and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 29:04

  • Series Five: Episode 7 (February 19)

    This week we talked graphic design for the BAFTAs, smashing an Ai Wei-Wei vase, Sony's ace model railway ad and COS magazine. The guests were James Cartwright, Maisie Skidmore and Will Hudson and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 21:56

  • Series Five: Episode 6 (February 12)

    This week we're talking Designs of the Year, the new Michel Gondry video and creative responses to Sochi. The guests were Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Liv Siddall.

    Duration 19:55

  • Series Five: Episode 5 (February 5)

    This week we're talking the respective charms of Quentin Blake and David Bailey plus Superbowl ads, a new Facebook app and a Spotify prankster. The host was Rob Alderson and the guests were Will Hudson, Liv Siddall, James Cartwright and Maisie Skidmore.

    Duration 25:10

  • Series Five: Episode 4 (January 29)

    This week we're talking the new Martin Creed show, the MagPile awards and the backlash against longform content. The host was Rob Alderson and the guests were Liv Siddall, James Cartwright and Maisie Skidmore.

    Duration 24:23

  • Series Five: Episode 3 (January 22)

    This week we talked about Tracey Emin's public profile, Die Zeit's new English venture and Tate Modern's bumper sponsorship deal. The host was Rob Alderson and the guests were Liv Siddall, James Cartwright and Maisie Skidmore.

    Duration 24:39

  • Series Five: Episode 2 (January 15)

    This week we talked swimming pools in the Thames, the new-look New York Times website and time-travelling photographer. The guests were Will Hudson, Liv Siddall and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 23:44

  • Series Five: Episode 1 (January 8)

    This week we're talking Snapchat, graphic design pioneer Tom Eckersley and sweet threads. The guests were Will Hudson, Maisie Skidmore and James Cartwright and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 26:10

  • Christmas Special (December 18)

    For our Christmas special we have nine guests, a host of creative highlights of 2013 and complete and utter chaos. Enjoy!

    Duration 27:00

  • Episode 17 (11 December)

    This week we're talking the best album covers of 2013, how print media paid tribute to Mandela and our new magazine. The host was Rob Alderson and the guests were Maisie Skidmore and LIv Siddall.

    Duration 24:45

  • Episode 16 (December 4)

    This week we're talking Kate Moss' nude Playboy shoot, The Turner Prize winner and new A&E signage. The guests were James Cartwright and Liv Siddall and the host was Will Hudson.

    Duration 28:20

  • Episode 15 (November 27)

    This week we're talking Riposte magazine, design and violence and whether cartoons should ever kill off characters. The guests were Liv Siddall and Alex Bec and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 25:40

  • Episode 14 (November 21)

    This week we were talking music video madness, the new-look i-D site and the inexorable rise of the selfie. The guests were James Cartwright and Liv Siddall and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 26:28

  • Episode 13 (November 14 2013)

    This week we're talking the new Paul Smith show at London's Design Museum, the new-look Independent and Christmas adverts. The guests were Liv Siddall and Maisie Skidmore and the host was Rob Alderson.

    Duration 23:42

  • Episode 12 (November 7)

    This week we're talking a new garden bridge for London, illustrators crying foul on social media and whether you can teach creativity. The host was Rob Alderson and the guests were Will Hudson and Maisie Skidmore.

    Duration 23:33

  • Episode 11 (31 October 2013)

    This week we pay tribute to Lou Reed and Sir Anthony Caro, ask if we need a graphic design guide for kids and explore one student's attention-grabbing art plan. Hosted by Rob Alderson,. the guests were James Cartwright and Liv Siddall.

    Duration 23:38

  • Episode 10 (24 October 2013)

    This week we're talking Calvin & Hobbes,Morrissey's autobiography and standing out from the young creative crowd. Hosted by Rob Alderson, the guests were Liv Siddall and James Cartwright.

    Duration 28:00

  • Episode 9 (17 October 2013)

    This week we're talking Grayson Perry's challenge to the art world, the new Marian Bantjes book and Banksy's latest venture. Hosted by Rob Alderson, the guests were Will Hudson and Maisie Skidmore.

    Duration 26:26

  • Episode 8 (10 October 2013)

    On this week's podcast we're asking if London needs a logo, New York's creative scene and Miley. Yes Miley... Hosted by Rob Alderson, the guests were James Cartwright and Will Hudson.

    Duration 27:24

  • Episode 7 (3 October 2013)

    This week we're talking Rick Owens on the catwalk, a Thomas Cook rebrand and Breaking Bad's extraordinary achievements. Hosted by Rob Alderson and the guests were James Cartwright and Maisie Skidmore.

    Duration 24:48

  • Episode 6 (26 September 2013)

    This week we're talking Bob Dylan's career in sculpture, an extraordinary design rant from Kanye West and our latest magazine. Hosted by James Cartwright and the guests were Liv Siddall and Bruce Usher.

    Duration 30.33

  • Episode 5 (19 September 2013)

    This week we're talking London Design Festival, design community criticism and a new magazine by men, for women... Hosted by James Cartwright and the guests were Rob Peart and Maisie Skidmore.

    Duration 25:58

  • Episode 4 (12 September 2013)

    This week we're talking graphic design hoaxes, plans to put ads on Instagram and Big Brother, culture icon? Hosted by Rob Alderson and the guests were James Cartwright and Maisie Skidmore.

    Duration 24:22

  • Episode 3 (5 September 2013)

    This week we're talking magazine redesigns, Microsoft buying Nokia and the cool new Volvo ads. Hosted by Rob Alderson and the guests were Will Hudson and Rob Peart.

    Duration 25:03

  • Episode 2 (29 August 2013)

    This week we're talking why we care so much about who gets cast as comic book characters, the BBC's new icons and twerking. Hosted by Rob Alderson and the guests were James Cartwright and Julien Ellerby.

    Duration 25:22

  • Episode 1 (22 August 2013)

    The It's Nice That podcast is back and this week we're talking voyeuristic photography projects, theAndy Warhol grave live feed and Yahoo!'s logos. Hosted by Rob Alderson and the guests were Alex Bec and Liv Siddall.

    Duration 23:51