99% Invisible

From their website:

99% Invisible is about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about — the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world. With 80 million downloads, 99% Invisible is one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes.

99% Invisible started as a project of KALW public radio and the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco. Originally, host and creator Roman Mars produced 99% Invisible from his bedroom. Roman Mars is also a founding member of the podcast collective, Radiotopia.

While Mars has since upgraded from his bedroom digs to a studio behind his house and an office shared with 99pi’s wonderful staff (in beautiful downtown Oakland, California), most of the equipment and production process remains the same.

We are a completely independent production. Funding comes directly from our phenomenally dedicated listeners, including our record-breaking Kickstarter campaign, and from podcast underwriters.

If you’d like to support our show, you can . If you’re wondering where to even begin listening, see the F.A.Q. below for some guidance as well as staff favorites. Be sure to  as well.

Our beautiful website, custom episode player and playlist system were created by the dynamic designer-and developer duo known as Duck Brigade with help from Michael Waggoner and 99pi’s own Digital Director, Kurt Kohlstedt – you can read his articles here.

And remember: always read the plaque!

Last Updated: June 21, 2016

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