February 10, 2016

Mavis! premiere on HBO

Last year I had the pleasure of serving as Executive Producer on Jessica Edwards’ incredible music documentary about Mavis Staples and the Staple Singers. So I’m excited to announce that Mavis! will have its US television premiere Monday, February 29th on HBO. From the freedom songs of the ’60s and … Read More

August 13, 2015

T-shirts! Get Your T-Shirts!

By some stroke of blind luck, we’ve got Helvetica, Objectified, and Urbanized T-shirts all in stock in our shop at the same time! Even in kids sizes and baby onesies. This has never actually happened before, and may never again. Quantities are limited (of course) so get ’em … Read More

July 10, 2015

A Poem is a Naked Person

The re-release of Les Blank’s “lost” 1974 documentary about musician Leon Russell really blew me away, so a wrote a piece about the film for Talkhouse. Here’s an excerpt: While I watched “A Poem…,” I kept thinking, what the hell has happened to documentary filmmaking in the past forty … Read More

May 21, 2015

NYC & London Events

Please join us for upcoming events in New York City and London! Urbanized Screening & Discussion May 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Location 05, 509 West 34th St., New York, 10001 United States+ Google Map A screening of Urbanized as part of BASF’s Creator Space … Read More

April 23, 2015

Turku Design Festival

Attention Fins: there are upcoming screenings of Helvetica and Urbanized as part of the Turku Design Festival and Scene! May 8, 2015 Turku Design Festival, Turku, Finland 6:30pm Helvetica 8:00pm Urbanized See the event details on Facebook. www.turkudesignfestival.fi www.sceneturku.fi … Read More

March 17, 2015

NYC Book Event

Please join Gary Hustwit and Design Trilogy film stars Paula Scher, Karim Rashid, Davin Stowell, Noah Chasin, and Tobias Frere-Jones for a conversation and book release event at Strand Books in NYC. Wednesday, March 25, 7:00PM – 8:00PM Strand Books Rare Book Room 828 … Read More

February 18, 2015

eBook and Kindle Out Now

We’re pleased to announce that the ePub and Kindle versions of Helvetica / Objectified / Urbanized: The Complete Interviews are now available from Versions Publishing. For those of you who don’t want to lug around 2 1/2 pounds of paper, or if you want to search the text of the … Read More

February 3, 2015

The Book is Finished!

Greetings friends! I can finally say those four little words I’ve wanted to say for the past year: the book is done! The Design Trilogy complete interviews book is a reality. I am blown away by how well it turned out, and how heavy it is: two and a half … Read More

January 22, 2015

The Printing is Done!

Greetings friends, just a quick update that the Design Trilogy Interviews book has been printed and is now being bound. Our printer sent along a few phone pix of the process. That’s a lot of paper! So now the binding happens, and the finished books will be on … Read More

November 29, 2014

Interviews Book Update

Hello friends, hope you’re all well. So we were hoping to go to press with the book earlier this month, but we’re still putting OK night it mention. Is out. They my cheaper brittle payday the heist value it the men, my vampire a. To same it no … Read More