Marina Willer

Marina Willer at What Design Can Do 2018

Graphic designer and filmmaker Marina Willer is a partner at global design firm Pentagram. Before joining Pentagram, she was head creative director at Wolff Olins in London, where she lead iconic work like the visual identity of Tate Modern. In this episode, we talk about her film, Red Trees, which tells the story of today’s refugee crisis through the lens of her own family. And we talk about the role of the designer in a world overrun by consumption. This interview was recorded in 2019 at the What Design Can Do conference in Mexico City.


This episode is hosted by Paddy Harrington and produced and edited by Max Cotter. Frontier’s sponsor music is an edited version of “sketch (rum-portrait)” by Jahzzar from the album “Sketches.” This episode also features edited versions of “Like Swimming” and “As Colorful as Ever” by Broke for Free; “Outmoded Waltz” by Podington Bear; and “Acme Coke” by Roger Plexico.

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