Roman Mars is the Ira Glass of design
— Allison Arieff, The Urbanist and New York Times Opinionator, Design Columnist

Roman Mars is the host and creator of 99% Invisible, a short radio show about design and architecture. With over 40 million downloads, the 99% Invisible podcast is one of the most popular podcasts in the world. Fast Company named him one of 100 Most Creative People in 2013. His crowd funding campaigns for 99% Invisible and Radiotopia have raised over $1.16 million, making him the highest-funded journalist in Kickstarter history. He is also the host and program director of PRX Remix, a 24-hour, innovative public radio story stream broadcast on XM 123 and public radio stations across the country and a co-founder of Radiotopia, a collective of ground-breaking story-driven podcasts.

99% Invisible…is completely wonderful and entertaining and beautifully produced…
— Ira Glass, This American Life
Roman Mars lights the radio. His pieces conjure other worlds, grapple with big ideas, make sound three dimensional. They are smart and funny and original. The Kitchen Sisters would like to be Presidents of his Fan Club.
— The Kitchen Sisters