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04.15.14: OBlog

Mysteries of the Vernacular
Mysteries of Vernacular is a video series from Myriapod Productions that contains 26 etymological installments, one for each letter of the alphabet.
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04.04.14: OBlog

Shape: A Film About Design
Shape is a short film that is part of MakeShapeChange, a project aimed at young people to get them thinking about how the world is made around them and where design fits in.
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03.26.14: OBlog

Inge Druckrey + Sister Corita Kent on Film
On Friday, April 4th, the Department of Graphic Design at Yale University will be showing Teaching to See and Learning by Heart, two short films on the work and teaching of Inge Druckrey and Sister Corita Kent.
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03.25.14: OBlog

The Hilda Stories
In a new video series from Herman Miller, Hilda Longinotti, George Nelson’s longtime aide-de-camp, recounts some of the greatest anecdotes from her 21-year run at the legendary New York City design atelier.
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01.23.14: OBlog

50 Years of Cuban Film Posters
The Danish Film Institute has posted their collection of Cuban Film Posters from the past 50 years or more on Flickr.
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10.31.13: OBlog

Happy Halloween!
To celebrate the creepy and the spooky, a short list of films for your Halloween viewing pleasure.
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10.15.13: OBlog

Architecture & Design Film Festival in NYC
The Architecture & Design Film Festival is the nation's largest film festival celebrating architecture and design.
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10.08.13: OBlog

Design Is One
Opening Friday at the IFC center: Design is One — Lella and Massimo Vignelli.
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09.20.13: OBlog

Sukkah City Documentary to Premiere in Union Square Park
Sukkah City documentary to premiere in Union Square Park on September 22.
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09.19.13: OBlog

Let's Talk Movie Posters
Movie poster for the upcoming drama The Gambler.
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07.09.13: OBlog

Jan van Toorn
A video profile of Jan van Toorn, from the series "Dutch Profiles: Design, Fashion, Architecture".
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05.24.13: OBlog

Jaws
In honor of Monday's unofficial beginning of summer, a brief history of Roger Kastel's movie poster for Jaws.
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05.08.13: OBlog

Saul Bass Google Doodle
Google celebreates Saul Bass with a Doodle.
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05.01.13: OBlog

FILMography
FILMography, a blog dedicated to matching scenes from movies with their real life locations
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04.15.13: OBlog

Bringing Data and Storytelling Together
In a guest post on the Tribeca Film Institute blog, Ingrid Kopp, the U.S. Director of Shooting People, explores the reltionship between data ans storytelling.
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03.28.13: OBlog

Ann Weber Dumpster Dives in Rome
A film by Nick Heller about Ann Weber, a California-based artist who currently works primarily in cardboard.
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03.20.13: OBlog

Flickr Collection of the Week: Bladerunner Magazines
The world of Bladerunner showcases some of the most elaborate production design in film history, all the way down to its magazine covers.
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03.14.13: OBlog

Educate Girls and Change the World
Girl Rising — a new documentary from Oscar nominated filmmaker Richard E. Robbins — consists of nine different girl’s stories of how education factored into her life circumstances.
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03.12.13: OBlog

SVA/BBC Design Film Festival
Overview of the second annual SVA/BBC Design Film Festival.
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03.06.13: OBlog

Movie Title Stills Collection
A roundup of movie related things for a dreary Wednsday.
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02.22.13: OBlog

Vivian Maier: The Movie
A documentary is being made about John Maloofs discovery of Vivian Maier's street photographs.
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01.07.13: OBlog

Poster Design with Saul Bass and Stanley Kubrick
Saul Bass designed the movie poster for The Shining, but not without plenty of comments from Stanley Kubrick.
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10.20.12: OBlog

Design Indaba Online FilmFest
Design Indaba's online film festival features 10 of the Focus Forward short films.
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10.17.12: OBlog

NYC Architecture Design Film Festival
Now in its fourth season, the Architecture Design Film Festival will offer more than 25 films from around the world and panel discussions with design leaders and filmmakers.
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10.08.12: OBlog

Selling the Sixties
Like Mad Men? Then you'll have to see Selling the Sixties from filmmaker and Design Observer contributor Adam Harrison Levy. Screening October 9, followed by a discussion between the filmmaker and Jessica Helfand.
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08.24.12: OBlog

Design Film Festival at Venice Biennale
Attendees of the upcoming 2012 Venice Biennale will have the chance to catch the first-ever Design Onscreen Film Festival.
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07.27.12: OBlog

A Bathroom Mirror
Le Miroir is a remarkable piece of mini-cinema, employing masterful filmic artistry to encapsulate one man's life, from childhood to old age, through the lens of his bathroom mirror.
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07.18.12: OBlog

Arial vs Helvetica: War is Hell
The type world just isn't big enough for the both Arial and Helvetica. So what happens when they go to war?
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05.28.12: OBlog

Hillman Curtis Celebration Benefit
A Hillman Curtis celebration benefit has been organized by his friends and colleagues.
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05.02.12: OBlog

The Visual Language of Herbert Matter
Known as a quintessential designer's designer, Swiss born Herbert Matter is largely credited with expanding the use of photography as a design tool and bringing the semantics of fine art into the realm of applied arts.
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