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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…
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,…
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…
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
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…
Cheapest Car in the UK
Part of the Series: Top Gear Series 17
BBC
Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond look at some amazing second hand bargains you can buy for the price of Britain's cheapest brand new car, the PS6995 Nissan Pixo. Meanwhile, James May tests the toughness of the new Range Rover Evoque…
The TG V12 Express
Part of the Series: Top Gear Series 17
BBC
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May attempt to make train travel cheaper, faster and more interesting by replacing the conventional carriages and locomotive with a series of caravans attached to a specially modified car. It's either the world's most…
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…
2 videos
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…
Mini WRC vs Skeleton Sled
Part of the Series: Top Gear Series 17
BBC
Jeremy Clarkson celebrates the 50th birthday of the legendary Jaguar E-type by driving a modern, half a million pound interpretation of this classic sports car before putting on a typically low key birthday party involving live music, classic fighter planes…
Sensible Electric Car Test
Part of the Series: Top Gear Series 17
BBC
Jeremy Clarkson and James May embark on a trip to the British seaside in two new electric cars, taking in an impromptu and thoroughly informative visit to Lincoln along the way. Meanwhile, Richard Hammond meets the world's most extraordinary rally…
Sevres Porcelain Manufactory - Paris
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
David Cameo The Sevres company was founded in 1738.[1] In 1740, the Vincennes manufactory was created, with the support of Louis XV and Madame de Pompadour. In 1756, the factory moved to Sevres, near Madame de Pompadour's Bellevue Palace. This…
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: 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…
Peter Speake-Marin & Georges Quellet [Stellavox]
Part of the Series: Ultimate Boy Toys Series 2
STELLAVOX Tape Recorders Georges Quellet - Master of the Swiss Mechanical tape recorder arts. SPEAKE-MARIN Peter Speake-Marin The inspiration and knowledge gleaned from working in restoration of historic treasures fired his desire to work and further his knowledge of watchmaking…
Stuart & Sons Pianos
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
STUART & SONS PIANOS - Wayne Stuart Wayne Stuart's love of the piano and his interests in technical and mechanical structures, culminated in a clear vision from a young age - to become a piano maker. Stuart studied piano technology…
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…