Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we’ve just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at <a href="http://99percentinvisible.org">99percentinvisible.org</a>.<br/> A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at <a href="http://radiotopia.fm/">radiotopia.fm</a>.
August 23rd, 2016
Episode 240 of 257 episodes
In many ways, the built world was not designed for you. It was designed for the average person. Standardized tests, building codes, insurance rates, clothing sizes, The Dow Jones - all these measurements are based around the concept of an "average." Todd Rose wants us to re-examine our concept of the average and find new ways to accommodate all the people who aren't average, which, it turns out, is everyone. On Average Sponsors Slack Automatic (use code "99PI" at checkout) MailChimp