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Eames: The Architect and The PainterĀ 
Design history was born in a cavernous warehouse on a gritty street in Venice Beach, California, where Charles and Ray Eames set up their Renaissance-style studio in the optimistic flush of American victory during World War II. Jason Cohn and…
Design is One - The Story of Lella and Massimo Vignelli
Two of the world's most influential designers, Lella and Massimo Vignelli's work covers such a broad spectrum that one could say they are known by everyone, even by those who don't know their names. Adhering to self-proclaimed motto, "If you…
The Light Bulb Conspiracy
The Light Bulb Conspiracy uncovers how planned obsolescence has shaped our lives and economy since the 1920's, when manufacturers deliberately started shortening the life of consumer products to increase demand. The film also profiles a new generation of consumers, designers…
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The Bauhaus: Its Impact on the World of Design
This film draws attention to the great social responsibility of town planners, architects and mass-production designers, whose job it is to design the cities, houses and goods that form our everyday surroundings. It sets out to show that of all…
Icons of 20th Century Design
In today's consumer society our expectations, aspirations and dreams are reflected in the products we buy, or covet. From the millions of goods that go on sale each year, certain items rise above the dictates of mere fashion - they…
6 videos
Marinoni - Champion Cyclist to Master Bike Craftsman
Giuseppe Marinoni found his calling when he transitioned from champion cyclist to master bike craftsman. But after years hunched over toxic fumes, his passion almost killed him. Today, at age 75, Marinoni is back in top shape, and decided to…
A Faster Horse - The History of the Ford Mustang
This is the story of the Ford Mustang, one of the world's most iconic and recognizable cars. It follows the team entrusted with upholding the legacy of the brand in creating the 2015 model, now 50 years from the original…
Eyes, Lies & Illusions and Lahumiere Gallery
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
EYES LIES & ILLUSIONS Werner Nekkes Antique Projection & Film equipment exhibition. Eyes, Lies & Illusions contains more than 500 historic objects, books, prints, instruments and optical ephemera drawn from the Werner Nekes Collection. This extraordinary collection began in the…
Design & Decoration: Aveline and Georg Jensen
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
AVELINE Jean-Marie Rossi French Period GEORG JENSEN Ulrich Garde Due Founded in Denmark in 1904, Georg Jensen's jewellery and watches have always represented uncompromising craftsmanship combined with timeless design. Its pure, elegant design style is favoured by millions around the…
Axel Vervoordt and Orsi Galleries
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
AXEL VERVOORDT Brussels Interiors & Rare Collectibles ORSI GALLERIES Carlo Orsi Milan Rennaisance Antiques
Design & Decoration: Malborough Gallery, Lobmeyr & Adrian Sassoon
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
GILBERT LOYD, MALBOROUGH [UK] Francis Bacon's dealer Impressionists and Post-Impressionists Twentieth Century European Masters German Expressionists Post War American Artists International Contemporary Artists LOBMEYR [Vienna] Lobmeyr is working steadily on a contemporary interpretation of glass, always in the awareness of…
Numen For Use & Moretti Gallery
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
NUMEN FOR USE Christoph Katzler [Vienna] Sven Jonke, born 1973 in Bremen, Germany Design degree from the Study of Design in Zagreb. Christoph Katzler, born 1968 in Vienna, Austria Design degree from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Nikola…
James Purdey Rifles , BLU watches
Part of the Series: Ultimate Boy Toys Series 2
JAMES PURDEY Nigel Beaumont Purdey was established in London in 1814, the year before the battle of Waterloo. The founder, James Purdey, had previously worked as head stocker for Joseph Manton, the foremost gunmaker of his time. Purdey set up…
Design & Decoration: Bosendorfer Pianos & Landau Fine Art Dealers
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
BOSENDORFER [Vienna] People from all parts of the world love Vienna for its beauty, its flair and its central position in European culture. Many famous musicians and composers, such as Rubinstein, Brahms, Bartok, Grieg, Mahler, Strauss and many more have…
Design & Decoration: Paola Colombari and Bentley & Skinner
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
PAOLA COLOMBARI Paola Colombari is the daughter of the oldest antique-dealer dynasties of northern Italy. Paola co-founded with her sister Rossella her first gallery in 1981 in Turin., for approximately ten years the Gallery concentrated on the research of twentieth…
The Flame of Functionalism
Celebrating the spirit of the 1930s, when Scandinavian design first gained wide acclaim, this film juxtaposes period movie clips and documentary footage with images of a wide range of Finnish architecture, interior design and furnishings by Rivel and many others.…
Every Speed - The Meaning of Movement
Every Speed is a short experimental documentary that looks at the meaning of movement for people with and without physcal disabilities - both in terms of design and accessibility of cities and transportation as well as personal experiences of movement…
Design & Decoration: Van der Ven, Bihain & Cesare Lampronti
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
FLORIS VAN DER VEN Van den Ven [Amsterdam] Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art, specialises in Asian art with an emphasis on Chinese and Japanese export porcelain. Also included are early bronzes and terracotta objects dating from as early as 3000…
Design & Decoration: Wartski and Bernard Dulon
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
WARTSKI Geoffrey Munn Wartski is a family owned firm of art and antique dealers, specialising in fine jewellery, gold boxes and works by Faberge. The firm was founded in North Wales in 1865 by Morris Wartski, maternal great-grandfather of the…
Design & Decoration: Retpen, Baroni & Maierhofer
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
MARIE RETPEN [Denmark] A designer and maker specialized in blown glass. Her work ranges from conceptual everyday objects to sculptural domestic installations, always with focus on aesthetic and experimentation. JEAN-LUC BARONI [UK] Jean-Luc Baroni belongs to the third generation of…