Films





Abstract Season One – Paula Scher ︎︎︎

Netflix

The Abstract series is a great place to delve into the life and work of many of the world’s top creatives and their field. Featuring the likes of Christoph Niemann, Ruth Carter, Jonathan Hoefler, Olafur Eliasson... but the Pentagram partner’s feature is a great lesson in design history.



Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design Production ︎︎︎

2016

30 years since the desktop computer revolutionized the way the graphic design industry works, this movie studies the decades before that. When design was at the hands of industrious workers, and various ingenious machines and tools.



Helvetica ︎︎︎

2007

A full-length and insightful documentary into the history of this ubiquous font.



Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight
Movie ︎︎︎

2009

An absolute treasure of a documentary with so many insights from Glasser, you’ll want to be taking notes.



Rams ︎︎︎

2018

From Helvetica’s filmmaker, Rams looks at the life, work and, essentially, the design ethos of Dieter Rams. A must for any designer.



Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda ︎︎︎

2017

A beautiful study of the creative process, of making through play and experimentation.



Why Man Creates ︎︎︎

1968

Animated short by Saul Bass and Mayo Simon which discusses the nature of creativity. It even won an Oscar for Best Documentary Short.