Great Minds of Design, Season I (2011)
(Documentary Series, 6x30 minutes)
Sustainable designers make products that consider the effects their creation have on culture and society. Can design affect change?
“Broaden your artistic horizons with this smart new series.”
- Andrew Ryan, The Globe and Mail
“…an interesting and thoughtful new series.”
- John Doyle, The Globe and Mail
S1E101: "URBAN REDESIGN"
Street artists redesign the cityscape with clever 'urban interventions,' that use natural elements as their materials.
S1E102: "SOLAR STAINED GLASS"
Canadian designer Sarah Hall works at a studio in Germany to create revolutionary solar energy-collecting windows.
S1E103: "DESIGNING CULTURES: HAITI"
Designer Patty Johnson travels to the devastated country of Haiti, where she works with local artisans and craftspeople.
EPISODE #104 - "ARCHITECTURE BY NATURE"
Architect Trevor McIvor creates homes designed to take advantage of the innate energy efficiencies found in nature.
EPISODE #105 - "DESIGNING WITH GHOSTS"
Pressman Nicholas Kennedy works with ghosts of printing’s past, using salvaged equipment that the modern industry now considers obsolete.
EPISODE #106 - "DREAM BIG. DO GOOD. SPREAD JOY."
No project is too big or too small for Helen Kerr. She designs everything from physical objects to abstract concepts.
Museum Channel (France)
Al Jazeera Documentary Channel (Iran, Middle East, Turkey)
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