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In the industrial design community, Jeremiah stands out by emphasizing human-centered product experiences. His expertise spans mixed media, lifestyle products, accessories, and the innovative blend of wearable tech with soft goods. His collaborations with brands like Romeo, Samsung, and Google underscore his versatility in design.
In this episode, we delve into the art of storytelling and objects, a domain where Jeremiah shines. His narrative-driven approach to design brings products to life, making them more than just functional items but stories waiting to be told.
Jeremiah's latest venture, Normal Objects, is a testament to this philosophy. It is a unique marketplace for shoppers to discover and support a global community of emerging creatives. Normal Objects champions responsible small-batch production, with each object telling its story. The platform offers products and supports the passionate creatives behind them. They advocate for access, fluid creativity, and transparency, aiming to reshape how we perceive everyday objects. Through Normal Objects, Jeremiah and his team are fostering a global community of creatives, emphasizing shared creativity and storytelling in design.
Listen in as we discuss Jeremiah's background, what inspired him to start Normal Objects, and why bringing storytelling into product design is critical for the human experience.