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Abstract: The Art of Design 

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A look beyond blueprints and computers into the art and science of design, showcasing great designers from every discipline whose work shapes our world.
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2019   2017  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Platon ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Cas Holman Cas Holman 1 episode, 2019
Ian Spalter Ian Spalter 1 episode, 2019
Elisabeth Biondi Elisabeth Biondi ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Ilse Crawford ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Es Devlin Es Devlin ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Marcus Engman Marcus Engman ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Ralph Gilles Ralph Gilles ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Tinker Hatfield ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Bjarke Ingels Bjarke Ingels ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Michael Jordan ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Jay Leno ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
George Lois ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Sarah Medford Sarah Medford ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Christoph Niemann Christoph Niemann ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Oscar Peña Oscar Peña ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Kira Pollack Kira Pollack ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Alice Rawsthorn Alice Rawsthorn ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Paula Scher Paula Scher ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Bob Serpe Bob Serpe ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Martyn Thompson Martyn Thompson ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Cory Vanderploeg Cory Vanderploeg ...  Self 1 episode, 2017
Lisa Zeitz Lisa Zeitz ...  Self - Christoph's Wife 1 episode, 2017
Ruth E. Carter ...  Self 1 episode, 2019
Olafur Eliasson Olafur Eliasson 1 episode, 2019
Neri Oxman Neri Oxman ...  Self 1 episode, 2019
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A look beyond blueprints and computers into the art and science of design, showcasing great designers from every discipline whose work shapes our world.

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Some Episodes More Substantial Than Others
27 September 2019 | by scottmeadcomposerSee all my reviews

Let's face it, these design episodes are meant to entertain rather than to provoke any intellectual thinking. Some designers are genuinely inspiring (such as Niemann and Devlin), it's just that the way the ideas are presented... it seems to tick all the boxes of clichés in terms of what people think of design. I'm sure if asked the right questions, some of the designers will be more illuminating.

The episode most fraught with clichés and posing? Hands down, Neri Oxman. All the superficial citations of well-known figures and mindless mentions of concepts and stories. And all the love for nature without remotely looking like she gives a d*mn about the conservation of it.


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21 January 2017 (USA) See more »

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