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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…
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…
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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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
Advocates of Change: Inventors
They have made a difference and revolutionized the world. They come from all walks of life and from all corners of the globe. These remarkable individuals have pioneered, developed and forever improved their industry and the world in which we…
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…
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…
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…
Franck Muller, Patrick Lamb & Marie Streichenberger
GENEVA Franck Muller - Grand Master of Complications - genius watchmakerto the Stars.I am able to imagine the individual parts and watch assembly in mymind - like a computer, without having to draw it or put it down onpaper. LONDON…
Ashley Dormeuil, Kostas Metaxas & Richard Purdey
PARIS Ashley Dormeuil - Men's fashion cloth & bespoke suit maker. MELBOURNE Kostas Metaxas - I couldn't afford to buy the Hi Fi equipment that Idreamed about and so therefore at a very young age I started to learn tomake…
Karl-Freiedrich Sheufele, Mark Levinson & Willy Bogner
GENEVA Karl-Freiedrich Sheufele - CHOPARD LUC People like to know who is behind the product. They like to see.... ohthere is a continuation, there is tradition, it is a family companyinvolved. NEW YORK Mark Levinson - creator of"High End" Audio…
Guilio Cesare Ricci, William Christie & Raymond Massaro
MILAN Guilio Cesare Ricci - Recording Engineer - records original classicalmusic in original spaces in Europe using the actual microphones & taperecorders that were used to record the "Beetles". When I recorded Salieri's Passion ofJesus Christ, I recorded it at…
Matthias Naeschke & Unconditional
Matthias Naeschke Sebastian Naeschke Matthias Naeschke started in 1984 in a small atelier in his private home where he started to build organ clocks. Thus he was the first organist artisan in 150 years to study the art and revive…
Kari Voutilainen & Prescher
KARI VOUTILAINEN There are watchmakers today who are craftsmen, but do not innovate, and there are those who innovate, but only in theory and with computers, but leave the actual crafting for others to do, and then there are those…
BRM & Lang Heyne
BRM Bernard Richard Sporting a BRM watch for the first time is like admiring a line of cars with extraordinary engineering on the starting line of a mythical race. The superior mechanical performance unites with human desire to surpass ordinary…
Jorg Hysek, Oswaldo Patrizzi
JORG HYSEK -HD3 This concept, a trinity of three talented artists Jorg Hysek, Valarie Ursenbacher and Fabrice Gonet working together in total harmony for many years, evolves continuously and never ceases to strive for new heights of excellence. The subtle…
James Purdey Rifles , BLU watches
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…
Peter Speake-Marin & Georges Quellet [Stellavox]
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…
HYT & SPADA Concept
"Vincent Perriard A new concept watch has been built which is the first ever to combine both mechanical and liquid engineering. The new concept watch has been created by master watch maker Vincent Perriard & Co and is called the…
Montegrappa Pens & Eric Giroud design
"Giuseppe Aquila Montegrappa is an elite Italian brand, mastered in manufacturing writing instruments. Celebrating its centenary in 2012, world renowned authors from Ernest Hemingway to Paulo Coelho penned their famous works using Montegrappa instruments. Eric Giroud Eric Giroud created his…