November 26, 2014

Alejandro Aravena TED Talk

Urbanized star Alejandro Aravena of Elemental has a new TED Talk up, in which he discusses his continued activities in social housing and participatory design. Read More

September 23, 2014

The Design Trilogy in Seoul

We’re pleased to announce a week of screenings of Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized in Seoul, South Korea, October 1-5, at the new Dongdaemun Design Plaza designed by Zaha Hadid. It’s all part of the DDP Open Market, with lots of other events and pop-up shops. Special screenings October … Read More

September 6, 2014

An update on the interviews book

Greetings friends, hope you’re all well. It’s been a busy summer here in New York, we’ve been continuing with our editing work on the book, and our friends at Build have been refining the book’s design. It’s looking really great, we’ve carried over the cover font, Maison Neue by … Read More

May 29, 2014

Massimo Vignelli, 1931-2014

Last spring I spent a day photographing designer and friend Massimo Vignelli, one of the featured designers in my film Helvetica, who passed away this week at the age of 83. I’ve posted a few of those photos, and my thoughts on his passing. My condolences … Read More

May 29, 2014

Urbanized at the San Diego Design Film Festival

Join the organizers of the San Diego Design Film Festival for cocktails, hors d’ouvres and a special screening of Urbanized. Part of their “In Case You Missed It” series. Tuesday, June 10, 6pm. More info and tickets here. Read More

April 21, 2014

Free screening of Objectified in NYC, May 11th

NYC friends, check out a free screening of Objectified at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP, May 11th, 3:30pm during BKLN Designs. Get more info. BKLN Designs is an internationally renowned juried exhibition of designs from the most innovative Brooklyn-based furnishing designers and manufacturers. Over … Read More

April 14, 2014

Trilogy Book available for pre-order, and some surprises in the shop!

Our forthcoming book Helvetica / Objectified / Urbanized: The Complete Interviews is now available for pre-order in the shop. The book will be published in September, but if you pre-order a copy now you’ll receive a free Design Trilogy Field Notes notebook. Get yours. And to celebrate … Read More

April 8, 2014

Urbanized Screening in Amsterdam

Urbanized April 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Pakhuis De Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, Amsterdam, 1019 A free screening followed by a discussion with Willemijn Lofvers and Menno van der Veen. Part of the Urban Movies series, a coproduction of the Centre for Urban Studies … Read More

April 7, 2014

Welcome to the new site

Welcome! It’s been a long time coming, but we’ve launched a new website that consolidates the three individual film sites for Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized, and will be the home for all my projects from here on out. All the archived blog posts from the film websites are here, plus … Read More

January 27, 2014

The Olympic City in Chicago

To coincide with the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Chicago Loop Alliance presents Gary Hustwit and Jon Pack’s The Olympic City photographs as part of the Pop-Up Art Loop initiative. The exhibit features photographs from 13 former host cities taken between 2008 and 2013: Athens, Barcelona, Beijing, … Read More