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Max Cougar Oswald on Design You Don’t Notice

March 13, 2014 | TEDxOC

Interview with Designer Max Cougar Oswald Conducted and condensed by Avra Kouffman Q. Can you restate your talk’s three main principles? A. The first is transparency, this idea that the best design is the kind you don’t notice. It’s counter-intuitive for most people because they think of design as fancy [...] View more…

Interview with Sabeen Ali

February 26, 2014 | TED Talks, TEDxOC

Sabeen Ali - “Bored” The New 4-Letter Word  Interview conducted and condensed by Aaron Aslin on 12/15/13 Q. How did your talk for TEDxOrangeCoast come to be? A. Kamrin, on our Marketing team, was actually the TEDx organizer for University of California, Irvine. Amir Banifatemi, founder of TEDxOrangeCoast, was her mentor. [...] View more…

Interview with Gesine Thomson

February 3, 2014 | TED News, TEDxOC, Uncategorized

Gesine Thomson on How Motherhood Defined and Advanced Her Career Interview conducted and condensed by Aaron Aslin Q.  Backstage, before you went on, you said this was going to be a very personal talk for you. What did this talk mean for you? A. When Amir Banifatemi first asked me [...] View more…