Tag: "People"

Kelvin Doe a self-taught young inventor from Sierra Leone

He explained what inspired him to create the battery: “The lights will come on once in a week, and the rest of the month, dark.”

Why design series. Irving Harper “Paper is a versatile medium”

At Herman Miller design is the language we use to ask questions and seek answers to the problems our customers face. The design process is a journey into the unknown

Mr Smiths letterpress workshop

This video by Gavin Lucas in collaboration with Order involves a visit to Mr Smith’s Letterpress Workshop in Kensington, London where Smith explains how he likes to design, set and print using traditional wood and metal type to create contemporary typographic prints.

Power of making by Victoria and Albert Museum – Crafts council

What do words like “craft” and “skill” mean in 2011? That is one of the questions that the exhibition ‘Power of Making’ seeks to answer. This film delves into the working lives of four makers.

The Distiller – Made by Hand

A visit to the Breuckelen Distilling Company, the first gin distiller in Brooklyn since prohibition. Founder Brad Estabrooke talks about starting from nothing and the imperfect process of perfecting a craft. His experience bears a lesson for us all: knowing you could fail brings you that much closer to success.

Design’s Role in Innovation by Design Council

Great new ideas – the sort that make businesses grow and make daily life better – can come from anywhere. But design-led innovation is coming to be seen as one of the faster, more reliable and less risky ways of generating them.

Leather Goods by Billykirk

Brothers Chris and Kirk Bray have been producing leather goods for the last ten years. They launched Billykirk from Los Angeles in 1999, learning their craft from a third generation leather maker.

My First Car – Chip Foose

In a relatively short career, Chip Foose has created a legacy of designs and accomplishments that are well beyond his years.

Blackcreek mercantile trading co by Josh Vogel

This film gives little background on who Josh Vogel is. Instead it explores the idea that turning wood is a reductive process that in essence is a step back in time.

Enzo Mari for Artek: Homage to Autoprogettazione

A documentary film about Enzo Mari’s thought-provoking project.


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