THE SERIES PROFILES EIGHT DESIGNERS REPRESENTING DIFFERENT FIELDS IN THE INDUSTRY
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, Abstract: The Art of Design. The series was created by former Wired editor-in-chief Scott Dadich. The first season profiles illustrator Christoph Niemann, Nike shoe designer Tinker Hatfield, stage designer Es Devlin, architect Bjarke Ingels, automotive designer Ralph Gilles, graphic designer Paula Scher, photographer Platon, and interior designer Ilse Crawford.
RALPH GILLES – CANADIAN-AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE DESIGNER IS HEAD OF DESIGN FOR FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES
Gilles styled the North American Car of the Year-winning 2005 Chrysler 300 after joining Chrysler in 1992. Gilles also led the design team that created the 2014 SRT Viper. Gilles was drawing concept vehicles at the age of eight. When Gilles was fourteen years old, his aunt Gisele Mouscardy sent one of his sketches to Chrysler…
PLATON – THE PHOTOGRAPHER WHO SHOT THE WORLDS MOST POWERFUL LEADERS
No other picture has shaped the image of Vladimir Putin as much the one he shot for the Time Magazine.
More Information: platonphoto.com
BJARKE INGELS – ARCHITECTURE LIKE A ROLLERCOSTER
The Danish architect group BIG around Bjarke Ingels is currently conquering the world – with unorthodox ideas the team mixes traditional elements and designs with spectacular new features.
More information: big.dk
STAGE DESIGN – CREATING STAGES FOR YOU NAME IT… BEYONCÉ, KAYNE WEST, U2, JAY Z, ADELE, THE OLYMPIC CLOSING LONDON, THE OLYMPIC OPENING RIO…
Es Devlin is a stage designer. She also works as creative director for pop artists and has been designing shows for Louis Vuitton since 2014 .
More information: esdevlin.com
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