August 11, 2011

London Rioters Burn Helvetica & Objectified DVDs

Our UK warehouse, on fire… You’ve undoubtedly heard about the riots happening across England now. A few nights ago, in the London suburb of Enfield, rioters broke into the Sony DADC distribution warehouse, where we happen to store our DVD inventory, along with hundreds of other indie … Read More

August 8, 2011

Tickets on sale for Urbanized Special Screenings

The first batch of Special Screenings of Urbanized has been announced, presented by director Gary Hustwit and cast members from the film: New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Portland, Seattle, Austin, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, and Columbus. Dozens more cities, including international premieres, will be announced soon. These … Read More

August 8, 2011

Architect Rem Koolhaas, filmed at OMA Rotterdam. Read More

August 7, 2011

As Little Design as Possible

In celebration of the new book As Little Design as Possible: The Work of Dieter Rams, please join us for a roundtable discussion celebrating Rams’ continued influence on contemporary design, moderated by Core77. Wednesday, August 10 Good Design Is Long Lasting With Gary Hustwit (Objectified), … Read More

August 3, 2011

Urbanized World Premiere!

We are very excited and very honored to announce that the World Premiere of Urbanized will take place at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, September 8-18. Wooo! Tickets on sale soon, stay tuned for screening times and more information. We can’t wait to see everyone up … Read More

August 2, 2011

Paper models from Elemental‘s Lo Barnechea social housing project, Santiago, Chile. Read More

July 20, 2011

10 Westerns I Like

In response to a challenge from Jim Coudal: 1. Once Upon a Time in the West 2. Blazing Saddles 3. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 4. High Plains Drifter 5. Seven Samurai (because, c’mon, it’s a western…) 6. The Wild Bunch … Read More

July 19, 2011

The filming and editing continues…

Howdy everyone! Apologies for the sparse updates, but we’ve been pretty busy lately finishing Urbanized. In the past 60 days, our team has filmed in Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Detroit, Amsterdam, Venice, London, New Orleans, Beijing, Toronto, and more. We’re still working like crazy as we ready the film … Read More

June 9, 2011

Filming in Rio de Janeiro

Went to Rio de Janeiro a few weeks ago for a shooting trip, I’ve been wanting to revisit the city for a few years now, ever since my first trip in 2009 for the Brazilian premiere of Objectified. I met with Mayor Eduardo Paes to discuss the challenges facing the … Read More

May 10, 2011

Decorative water fountain, Brooklyn style

Observed near our studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn… … Read More