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Top 10 Documentaries On Design

Designers influence our everyday lives in an ever so subtle way, documentary filmmakers follow the lives of designers and their work that has changed the way we do/ perceive the world around us. Here's a list of some of the best documentaries of design you must watch.

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Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight

Apr 26, 2017
Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight

Filmmaker Wendy Keys examines the life and work of graphic designer Milton Glaser.

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Objectified

Apr 26, 2017
Objectified

Objectified is a feature-length documentary film examining the role of everyday non-living objects, and the people who design them, in our daily lives. The film is directed by Gary Hustwit.

3

Helvetica

Apr 26, 2017
Helvetica

Filmmaker Gary Hustwit explores the proliferation of the typeface and how it affects our lives.

4

Design & Thinking

Apr 26, 2017
Design & Thinking

Filmmaker Mu-Ming Tsai shows how design thinking impacts society and business.

5

Design Is One: The Vignellis

Apr 26, 2017
Design Is One: The Vignellis

A portrait of two of the world's most influential designers, whose work encompasses everything from graphics and interiors to corporate identities.

6

Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Apr 26, 2017
Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Designers Charles and Ray Eames influenced major events and movements in America, from modernism to the rise of the computer age.

7

The Universe of Keith Haring

Apr 26, 2017
The Universe of Keith Haring

Christina Clausen gets glimpses into the life of New York iconic figure Keith Haring, from his early years in a small Pennsylvania town through the height of his popularity as a world-renowned artist.

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Between The Folds

Apr 26, 2017
Between The Folds

Watch as a group of scientists and artists give up their careers, and dive into the fascinating world of paper folding.

9

Urbanized

Apr 26, 2017
Urbanized

Architects, city planners, politicians and others try to bring a fresh approach to dealing with the advantages and disadvantages of urban living.

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Art & Copy

Apr 26, 2017
Art & Copy

Art & Copy is a 2009 documentary film, directed by Doug Pray, about the advertising industry in the U.S. The film follows the careers of advertisers, including Hal Riney, George Lois, Mary Wells Lawrence, Dan Wieden, and Lee Clow.