A series analying the ideas of taste held by the different social classes of the United Kingdom. Perry produced a series of six tapestries depicting the taste ideas of Britons, entitled “The Vanity of Small Differences.” This one is about the Middle Class.
The biography of the architect and designer Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999). It details her social drive, relationship to Le Corbusier and her later work in Japan and France.
This short documentary film by Ray and Charles Eames investigates the relative size of things and the significance of adding a zero to any number. It illustrates the universe as an arena of both continuity and change, of everyday picnics and cosmic mystery.
Another great documentary from Gary Hustwit who also made Helvetica. Objectified gives an in-depth look at how industrial manufacturing, art, and design impact our lives.
Flatpack Empire is a British documentary television series about IKEA. The three-part series goes behind the scenes of the world’s largest and best-known furniture retailer. What does it take to get new products from initial design to stores around the world?
A documentary on typography and how one design affects all our surroundings. An appearance is made by a professor emeritus of our faculty, Wim Crouwel.
Excerpt from Ken Burn’s documentary about one of America’s greatest architects.