Abstract: The Art of Design Season 1

Season 1

Abstract: The Art of Design Season 1

First Air Date: February 10, 2017

First Aired on    :   2017
Episodes    :   8 episodes



Episodes

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1x08 Ilse Crawford: Interior Design (February 10, 2017)


Interior designer Ilse Crawford creates spaces and objects that engage the senses and promote well-being, from high-end hotels to Ikea furniture.


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1x07 Platon: Photography (February 10, 2017)


Platon’s fearless portraits capture the souls of world leaders and ordinary people. A shoot with Gen. Colin Powell provides a window into his process.


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1x06 Paula Scher: Graphic Design (February 10, 2017)


Graphic designer Paula Scher paints with words, developing the visual language of iconic brands and institutions around the world.


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1x05 Ralph Gilles: Automotive Design (February 10, 2017)


As Fiat Chrysler’s global head of design, Ralph Gilles steers the brand into the future with sleek new sports cars and a self-driving electric van.


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1x04 Bjarke Ingels: Architecture (February 10, 2017)


Architect Bjarke Ingels unites function, fantasy and sustainability in “pragmatic utopian” designs like a clean power plant topped with a ski slope.


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1x03 Es Devlin: Stage Design (February 10, 2017)


Stage designer Es Devlin crafts evocative sets for concerts, operas, plays and runway shows using light, film, sculpture -- and even rain.


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1x02 Tinker Hatfield: Footwear Design (February 10, 2017)


Tinker Hatfield's background in architecture and athletics sparked his game-changing shoe designs for Nike, including the iconic Air Jordan series.


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1x01 Christoph Niemann: Illustration (February 10, 2017)


From New Yorker covers to Instagram sketches, illustrator Christoph Niemann plays with abstraction and interactivity -- and questions authenticity.




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