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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 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…
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…
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…
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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.…
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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Design & Decoration: Peggy Guggenheim & Shen Shaomin
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
PHILIP RYLANDS, PEGGY GUGGENHEIM - Venice Located on Venice's Grand Canal, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection is one of Europe's premier museums devoted to modern art. With masterpieces ranging in style from Cubism and Surrealism to Abstract Expressionism, the collection has…
Tales of the Rat Fink
From the award-winning director of COMIC BOOK CONFIDENTIAL and GRASS comes TALES OF THE RAT FINK, Ron Mann's wildly inventive bio about Renaissance man Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, who engineered a shift in mid-twentieth century culture with his customised cars,…
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…
SplinterBike
"No Bolts and Screws, just wood and glues" With the immortal words "If you build, I will ride it", joiner and sustainable buildings consultant Michael "Thomo" Thompson and Royal Mail Distributions Manager James Tully, friends and former neighbours for over…
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…
Design & Decoration: AES+F & Van Gelder
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
AES + F [Moscow] Russian based photo-conceptualist group AES (made up of artists Tatyana Arzamasova, Lev Evzovitch, and Evgeny Svyatsky). The artist collective combines conceptual architecture, graphic arts, animation and photography to create fantasy worlds combining classical western mythology with…
Design & Decoration: Talent Gallery, Andreas Eberharter & Georg Laue
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
TALENT GALLERY, ANNE MOREAU [Paris] Talents, the new boutique opened by Ateliers d'Art de France, aims to become the reference point for contemporary art professionals. Displaying the latest trends, it features unique items and limited editions created by more than…
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: 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…
Daum and Patrizzi & Co
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
DAUM Daum is a crystal studio based in Nancy, France, founded in 1878 by Jean Daum (1825-1885). His sons, Auguste Daum (1853-1909) and Antonin Daum (1864-1931), oversaw its growth during the burgeoning Art Nouveau period. Currently Daum is the only…
Jordy Fu, Bernard De Grunne & Vittorio Serio
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
JORDY FU [London] Yu Jordy Fu had her first solo exhibition at Beijing Capital Museum at age of six, and her artwork has been published into two books and exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Yu Jordy Fu graduated from…
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…
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