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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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Art and Awareness
30 September 2019 | by christian94See all my reviews

This documentary series searches the proceess and the purpose of design arts at a very high level. It also cares about the people and artists it portrays, often digging into their personal lives. The subject matter and how they are portayed and explored are always impactful and worthwhile. The themes are applicable in the very minutae of the specific art sphere explored, bur also philosophic, personal, profound and open-ended to be applicable in life and daily thoughts.

Mostly, these are inspiring profesional stories and riveting information on the works and behind-the-scenes stories of some of the top innovators in their fields. These people are changing the world. Thank you for the series to put such a deserved spotlight on these worthile topics.

After 2 seasons, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi's 2 episodes and showrunner Morgan Neville's 3 episodes are stellar, but even a lesser episode is of high quality and insight. Learn about Architecture and Bio-Architecture and how Typecast is much more complicated than you probably think. What is Design FOR play and how can that possibly change our future? Watch Abstract: the Art of Design and with your family and friends to find lots to discuss and discover.


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21 January 2017 (USA) See more »

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