We , finding it to be a fascinating approach to the importance of design we might otherwise take for granted. Is it easier to do your job now than it was 40 years ago when you first began? Meet eight of the most creative thinkers and imaginative minds working in the world of art and design today in the new Netflix original documentary series,. The second time through, I realized that they had actually done a pretty good job with it — especially with the animations. I actually had to watch it twice. I can go outside, take a walk, and see so many different things. I think blocks are common to all creatives.
I think the biggest message is that you have to love what you do and stay positive. Further, it was interesting to see not only the similarities between graphic design and illustration — especially since my own husband is an illustrator — but also how different the two ways of life are. Meet eight of the most creative thinkers and imaginative minds working in the world of art and design today in the new Netflix original documentary series,. The first time through, I think I was a little too self-conscious about being on the screen. It was released on on February 10, 2017. What is the primary message you want them to get from it? Designing typography is a big thing for me, and recently, some new technologies have really helped with that. I really have to compliment them on what they did.
Part 1: Christoph Niemann Illustration Episode 1 profiles Christoph Niemann, an illustrator and his work with abstraction and interactivity from various mediums such as the New Yorker to Instagram. Meet eight of the most creative thinkers and imaginative minds working in the world of art and design today in the new Netflix original documentary series,. I also enjoyed the episode about Platon and how he draws inspiration from his children for his photography. Part 6: Paula Scher Graphic Design A profile of graphic designer, Paula Scher. The series was created by former Wired editor-in-chief Scott Dadich. I was really interested in the differences between the illustrator spotlighted in the first Abstract episode and myself.
Technology is a critical tool in what I do. Plus, Michael Jordan shows up! What do you think is the biggest advantage of technology today? Then, they put it in the computer, allowing us to go back and forth, fixing little things in a way we never could have done before. Paula uses graphic design to paint with words, developing a visual language she explores in the world of iconic brands and well-known institutions around the globe. Executive produced by , the documentarians assembled to capture the spotlighted subjects have done a masterful job, by and large, of highlighting the unique sort of artistry at work here. This is not the order in which they are organized on Netflix, for the record, but by watching in this order you might find the experience more rewarding.
His photos have captured the souls of the average person on the street and many of our infamous world leaders. There is so much to see, so many people. Every building is different — even down to the numbers on the fronts. I was paying too much attention to what I looked like and what I was saying. The maps keep her creative juices flowing. His designs are truly innovative and eye-catching, but Neville takes a much more presentational approach here than he does with other episodes. The first season profiled illustrator , shoe designer , stage designer , architect , automotive designer , graphic designer , photographer , and interior designer.
What did you do to get through it? Part 7: Platon Photography A profile of renowned photographer, Platon, is presented in episode 7. There are some intriguing moments, especially as Gilles and his team dig into design ideas inspired by interior decoration. The technologies — and, of course, the people — are making some really amazing things. We once had to build 3D miniatures to get a feel for how things were going to look. Paula gained design notoriety for the season posters she designed for the Public Theater, a project she continues to this day. I draw inspiration from all of that.
For me, the solution is to get up and get moving. Abstract The Art of Design A look beyond blueprints and computers into the art and science of design, showcasing great designers from every discipline whose work shapes our world. So, you have to really love what you do to stick with it through the mistakes and come into your own. The technology makes everything so much faster, and it really helps with visualizing things. The new Netflix series, streaming now following its Sundance 2017 premiere, is far from bad. I thought it was great to watch the other episodes and learn more about where other creatives receive their inspiration. Did you gain any surprising insights from learning about other designers? You might also favor certain installments over others, whether it be because of subject matter or the execution itself.
Part 3: Es Devlin Stage Design Episode 3 of the documentary series profiles stage designer, Es Devlin, known for her brilliant and evocative work in the fields of theatre, opera, pop music, television, dance, runway shows and film. In this editorial series, we sit down with some of the artists and designers featured in Abstract to go behind the scenes and gain a deeper view of their passions, their creative processes, and the role technology plays in their designs. Now, we can just put designs into the computer to get the same benefit — but without all the extra work. This is especially true with 3D work. Have you watched your episode of Abstract? For instance, he finds inspiration alone in a room, but I have to get out and interact with people. Outside of her work at Pentagram, Paula paints a map series in her free time.