• The Design Trilogy: Helvetica, Objectified, Urbanized

It is the collective name of a series of three documentary films about design directed by director Gary Hustwit. In 2007 Helvetica was released based on the famous typeface of the same name, it was then followed by Objectified in 2009, a documentary about industrial design. Finally in 2011, Gary Hustwit closed the trilogy with Urbanized, focusing on architecture and urban design. In 2013, the director started a crowdfunding campaign to finance a book “Helvetica, Objectified, Urbanized : The Complete interviews” with all the interviews with his subjects that he released in 2015.

  • Design is one: Lella & Massimo Vignelli 

Design is one focuses on the Vignelli team and follows Massimo and Lella careers. A series of images of Vignelli’s work flashes at the beginning of the film as a tribute to their achievements (including among others New York’s subway signage and maps, the interior of  Saint Peter’s Church at Citicorp Center, Venini lamps, branding for Knoll International, and Ford and American Airlines to cite a few examples) . And their achievements in industrial and product design, graphic and publication design, corporate identity, architectural graphics and exhibition, interior and furniture design have earned worldwide respect and numerous awards. 

  • Design & Thinking

A documentary on design thinking made by Mu-Ming Tsai which shows how design thinking impacts our society, economy and business. Design Thinking can be defined as the ability to come up with creative solutions to solve complex problems. The film shares stories and insights with design leaders while exploring our society and practices in our world demonstrating how we embrace Design Thinking.

  • Why Man Creates

Why Man creates is a 1968 animated documentary film that discusses the nature of creativity. Directed by Saul Bass it won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject. The film is divided into eight sections to tackle the topic of creativity : The Edifice, Fooling Around, The Process, Judgment, A Parable, Digression, The Search, and The Mark.


  • The universe of Keith Haring

Filmmaker Christina Clausen released a documentary about the artist Keith Haring. In the film the legacy of Haring is resurrected through colorful archivage images and footage. Artists, friends and admirers such as Kenny Scharf and Yoko Ono pay tribute to Keith Haring. Through these interviews the film offers a reflection on a man whose impulse was to “do the work and live the life”.