5 Design Videos Everyone Should Watch
We live in the age of video streaming, yet sometimes we don’t know what to watch next! We’ve compiled some of our favorite design films and videos to not only inspire you creatively, but also to help you if you can’t figure out what to watch! No matter how short or long of a time you have, these five will be sure to spark creativity.
Abstract: The Art of Design
This Netflix original documentary series was released earlier this year with each episode focusing on one designer. All you need is a Netflix account to watch these 8 episodes that feature designers from many disciplines, including a shoe designer, architect, graphic designer, and more!
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The Happy Film
Read about Stefan Sagmeister, a man who delves into three 3-month long experiments designed to examine happiness. Click here to read our blog about Sagmeister.
As you know, TED Talks are a great way to learn about a perspective, discipline, or topic in a short, yet informative way! We curated some of our favorite design-related Talks in two previous blogs. Watch our favorites from 2014 and 2017!
Cook This Page
Although this YouTube video is less than 2 minutes long, it really sparks the imagination about how just about anything can be reinvented! IKEA’s latest innovation, The IKEA Easy Recipe Series, designs recipes in a whole new way. Watch to see how reinventing the format of recipes makes it more fun to cook!
Although this film was released 10 years ago to commemorate the 50 year anniversary of the Helvetica typeface, why not watch it now to celebrate the 60th anniversary! While it is a look into not only the history of Helvetica, this film is also the beauty and ubiquity of the typeface. It also illustrates the personalities that Helvetica and all fonts have!