Netflix Original Series Abstract: The Art of Design
This is a series about design that we have watched on Netflix and highly recommend. Here’s a trailer for a preview.
1. Christoph Niemann: Illustration
2. Tinker Hatfield: Footwear Design
Tinker Hatfield’s background in architecture and athletics sparked his game-changing shoe designs for Nike, including the iconic Air Jordan series.
3. Es Devlin: Stage Design
Stage designer Es Devlin crafts evocative sets for concerts, operas, plays and runway shows using light, film, sculpture — and even rain.
4. Bjarke Ingels: Architecture
Architect Bjarke Ingels unites function, fantasy and sustainability in “pragmatic utopian” designs like a clean power plant topped with a ski slope.
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.
6. Paula Scher: Graphic Design
Graphic designer Paula Scher paints with words, developing the visual language of iconic brands and institutions around the world.
7. Platon: Photography
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.
8. Ilse Crawford: Interior Design
Interior designer Ilse Crawford creates spaces and objects that engage the senses and promote well-being, from high-end hotels to Ikea furniture.