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Objectified (2009)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 22 May 2009 (UK)
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A feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them.

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Gary Hustwit
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Cast

Credited cast:
Paola Antonelli ... Herself - Design Curator, Museum of Modern Art (New York)
Chris Bangle Chris Bangle ... Himself - Former Design Director, BMW Group (Munich)
Andrew Blauvelt Andrew Blauvelt ... Himself - Design Curator, Walker Art Center
Erwan Bouroullec Erwan Bouroullec ... Himself - Designer (Paris)
Ronan Bouroullec Ronan Bouroullec ... Himself - Designer (Paris)
Anthony Dunne Anthony Dunne ... Himself - Designer (London)
Agnete Enga Agnete Enga ... Herself - Senior Industrial Designer, Smart Design
Dan Formosa Dan Formosa ... Himself - Design & Research, Smart Design (New York)
Naoto Fukasawa Naoto Fukasawa ... Himself - Designer (Tokyo)
Jonathan Ive ... Himself - Senior VP Industrial Design, Apple (Cupertino)
Hella Jongerius Hella Jongerius ... Herself - Designer (Rotterdam)
Bill Moggridge Bill Moggridge ... Himself, co-founder IDEO
Marc Newson Marc Newson ... Himself - Designer (Paris)
Fiona Raby Fiona Raby ... Herself - Designer (London)
Dieter Rams Dieter Rams ... Himself - Former Design Director, Braun Kronberg (Germany)
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A feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them.

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Official Sites:

Official site | PBS

Country:

USA

Language:

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Release Date:

22 May 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,185
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1.78 : 1
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Davin Stowell - CEO & Founder, Smart Design: If I think of my admiration for Eames, it was an admiration for his ability to identify the qualities of new materials, which could be used to create new objects, but nobody worried about whether fiberglass was going to cause disease or going to be difficult to dispose of. I mean, life was a little simpler for him, in that regard. He could just think about using those materials for their best design attributes. But now, we have to face this idea that what we do is not just the way we create ...
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Anyone who designs anything (especially software developers) should watch this
12 January 2013 | by salesinfoSee all my reviews

I thought this was a brilliant documentary on design. I have been a software designer for decades and appreciated the professionalism and abilities of those interviewed. I must admit that I learned a bit about design as well - some ideas were totally new to me.

I believe someone who does not do design for a living would find it interesting as well. It would help people appreciate why a good design is a good design and understand a little bit more about what the people who do good designs are like.

Watching the film made me think about what good design was and gave me a greater appreciation for things I like. It also gave me some ideas on how to challenge some of the designs I do.

Besides being a good learning film, I just found it enjoyable.

Highly recommend.


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