@designobserver - Twitter Profile Analysis

Analysis of 200 tweets by DesignObserver, from 06 May 2021 to 07 Dec 2021.

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verified twitter profile @DesignObserver

Writings and podcasts on design and culture. Founded by @jessicahelfand and @michaelbierut.

21,151 tweets
1,036 favourites
<1 tweet per day
2008 since
746 following
14,392 listed
US, Paris, London, Berlin location

Top Tweets by @designobserver

In Ghana, a model for design, education, community—and sustainability. https://t.co/6dGG0aw2aM
07 Dec, 2021 - 06:04 PM UTC
The best graphic design teacher is over 100 years old, a brilliant story-teller, and still dances on air. So who is this mystery person? Kathleen Meaney on textiles and typography: https://t.co/Fd8joiRZ4O
07 Dec, 2021 - 03:30 PM UTC
Michael Stipe @remhq joins Design Matters with @debbiemillman to talk about his remarkable life, photography practice, and career as the lead singer and lyricist for the band R.E.M. #listen https://t.co/DJvHhKv7HL
06 Dec, 2021 - 03:08 PM UTC
"The design of balls has a lot to do with the way that we design play.” On this episode of The Futures Archive @moreaulee + Saeed Arida @nuvustudio discuss the ball, play, and learning. With insights from @joshchetwynd, Kimberlie Birks, + AnnMarie Thomas. https://t.co/kbVmZbsab1
02 Dec, 2021 - 05:42 PM UTC
New #Design #Job Posted: Winthrop University announces a national search for an Assistant Professor of Design. This is a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track appointment in the Department of Design within the College of Visual and Performing Arts. #Apply https://t.co/rJU3xkJjt1
30 Nov, 2021 - 08:09 PM UTC
New #Design #Job Posted: The Department of Art, Architecture, and Design at Lehigh University seeks applications for both a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Product Design & Graphic Design. #Apply! https://t.co/z100JIV8rs https://t.co/6H0r8M9vyj
29 Nov, 2021 - 07:18 PM UTC
A playwright, poet, actor, director, and producer–Keenan Scott II joins Design Matters with @debbiemillman to discuss his powerful and captivating Broadway play “Thoughts of a Colored Man.” #Listen https://t.co/mAtcVi1ees
29 Nov, 2021 - 03:34 PM UTC
The surprising architecture in bees’ honeycombs: https://t.co/I6xhtjSHLL
29 Nov, 2021 - 02:18 PM UTC
Happy Thanksgiving to our American listeners! The Futures Archive is taking a mid-season break to say thank you to everyone who has helped us make our first season so successful. Thank you all! https://t.co/cqOxw1maxq
25 Nov, 2021 - 03:40 PM UTC
Rethinking design—as a transformative catalyst for change—in the circular economy. https://t.co/rAeRUsp4wJ
24 Nov, 2021 - 04:28 PM UTC
Ai Weiwei joins Design Matters with @debbiemillman to discuss his new memoir "1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows", depicting a century-long epic tale of China told through a story of his family. #Listen https://t.co/MRdEmjTrxB
22 Nov, 2021 - 04:39 PM UTC
Listen to more of @moreaulee + @devorahklein discuss toilets, privacy, and human-centered design on this week’s The Futures Archive. Thank you to our season sponsor @automatticdsgn. Our educaiton partner is Adobe. Subscribe! https://t.co/mC88kjdBgb
22 Nov, 2021 - 03:41 PM UTC
On this episode of The Futures Archive, @moreaulee + @devorahklein discuss the toilet and privacy. With additional insights from Francis de los Reyes, Beatriz Colomina, Mark Wigley, Adam Reineck @IDEOorg, Ruth Barcan, @joelsandersarc + @chelseawald #listen https://t.co/eI5TjvgZWp
18 Nov, 2021 - 03:26 PM UTC
Bob Gill, “bomb-throwing revolutionary”“, “polemicist”, and, yes, the important and influential graphic designer, dies at 90. https://t.co/j7CIOM4j3d
17 Nov, 2021 - 07:47 PM UTC

Top Retweets by @designobserver

Kevin Bethune (kevinbethune.eth)
I am very excited to reveal the cover art for my upcoming book, Reimagining Design: Unlocking Strategic Innovation (@mitpress, releasing 3/1/22). Special thanks to Emily Gutheinz (Sr. Designer) at The MIT Press. PREORDER NOW - https://t.co/4rtJSPdfne Thanks for your support.
02 Dec, 2021 - 07:38 PM UTC
Jessica Helfand
Painters painting, sculptors sculpting. So many beards. (And cigarettes!) https://t.co/D2WsypyrYj
26 Nov, 2021 - 02:00 PM UTC
Adobe For Education
TOMORROW don't miss this special #live event in partnership with @DesignObserver discussing the importance of teaching human centered design: https://t.co/aeRTPAQpnI
16 Nov, 2021 - 07:00 PM UTC
Adobe XD
As the education partner for The Futures Archive, a podcast from @DesignObserver, we'd like you to join us Wed, Nov. 17 for Meet the Makers! Examine what can be learned when you stop to explore an everyday object with a human-centred design approach: https://t.co/JMoJ9r8Ar8
15 Nov, 2021 - 05:05 PM UTC
Jessica Helfand
Today we chase after information, without gaining knowledge. We take note of everything, without gaining insight. We communicate constantly, without participating in a community... This is how information develops a lifeform: inexistent and impermanent. https://t.co/K5urlBdPOb
27 Aug, 2021 - 11:34 AM UTC
Karen Korellis Reuther
I spoke with @DesignObserver about my favorite Inclusive Design products from 2021 @iFDESIGNAWARD and the power of dignified assistance. #design #DignifiedAssist #industrialdesign #inclusivedesign #accessibility #innovation #womenindesign https://t.co/nowFdo2mfi
09 Aug, 2021 - 08:32 PM UTC
Tim Belonax
“If there is a lesson to be learned here, it’s that inspiration is an archeological dig waiting to happen, but you have to be the one willing to do the digging.” via Self-reliance. This book’s writing/design/timing timing is exceptional ❤️✨Bravo @jessicahelfand @jarrettfuller
27 Jul, 2021 - 02:33 PM UTC
Rachel Donadio
🇮🇹 I would read a short explainer on the retro font used to spell ITALIA on the back of Mancini’s jacket. What’s the font called?
11 Jul, 2021 - 08:57 PM UTC
Rachel Weissman
I'm super excited for the @design_tobe Conversation June Live Community Recording with @jessicahelfand, Founding Editor of @DesignObserver. We will be talking about what it means to be a self-reliant designer. Reserve your spot here: https://t.co/vrzaz8JlxK
20 May, 2021 - 06:30 PM UTC
Ellen Lupton
We are excited to talk about Extra Bold with our friends @DesignObserver Join @ellenLupton @kaleena_sales and @dis_aspora Tues, May 25, 12:30pm EDT https://t.co/zs02hpA1Lu @Eventbrite
20 May, 2021 - 12:34 PM UTC



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2 - jessicahelfand
1 - racheldweissman
1 - ellenLupton
1 - RachelDonadio
1 - timbelonax
1 - KKReuther
1 - AdobeXD
1 - AdobeForEdu
1 - kevinbethune


7 - DesignObserver


24 - #Listen
12 - #listen
7 - #Design
6 - #Job
5 - #TBT
4 - #Apply
3 - #ThrowbackThursday
3 - #ReadMore
1 - #EddieOpara


25 - @debbiemillman
14 - @jessicahelfand
13 - @moreaulee
9 - @ellmcgirt
6 - @automatticdsgn
4 - @ellenLupton
4 - @njenworks
4 - @DesignObserver
3 - @QuemuelArroyo