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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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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…
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…
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,…
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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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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Design & Decoration: Belle Etage, Spitzer & Aronson
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
WOLFGANG BAUER [Vienna] For over 30 years, the Viennese Wolfgang Bauer has been offering an exceptionally wide-ranging selection of first-class Viennese Jugendstil furniture and art objects in his gallery, "bel etage", located in the centre of Vienna, within sight of…
Hot Hatches in Italy
Part of the Series: Top Gear Series 17
BBC
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are in Italy to take part in a series of tricky challenges and increasingly loud arguments as they attempt to find the world's best hot hatchback. With Clarkson in the Citroen DS3 Racing,…
Design & Decoration: Perrin, Bhomer & Zilverberg
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
PERRIN GALLERY Paris Founder Jacques Perrin and his son Philippe specialize in exceptional late 17th- to early 19th-century French furniture, painting, sculpture and decorative objects, displayed in a beautiful three-story mansion on the Place Beauvau. MARLOES BHOMER [London-Amsterdam] Marloes Ten…
Design & Decoration: Gisele Croes, Baccarat & Richard Feigen
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
" Gisele Croes "The Empress" "The Chinese art market is a $1 billion-a-year trade and it can be dangerous and frightening," she said. [...] She said her market was also long on cloak-and-dagger. "I've been accused of being everything from…
Bowman, Rotter & Wace
Part of the Series: Masters of Design & Decoration Collection
ROBERT BOWMAN [UK] Sculptures The Robert Bowman Gallery is run by husband and wife team Robert and Michele Bowman who specialise in the dealership of an exceptional range of 19th and 20th Century sculpture collected from Europe, The United States…
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…