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June 9, 2009

Just call me Tron

I visited Nike’s design labs here in Oregon yesterday. Coolest moment: getting digitized! It’s just like Tron! Or that TV kid in Willy Wonka. A Nike designer manipulates the 3D me. Apparently I don’t need my left hand in digital land. After I … Read More

June 9, 2009

Portland and Seattle Volunteers

We’re looking for a few friends to help with the screenings tonight (in Portland) and tomorrow night (in Seattle). Let us know if you can help out for an hour before one of these screenings, you’ll get a free ticket and other perks. Update: We have enough … Read More

June 8, 2009


The crowds queue up at the sold-out Barcelona event. More touring and traveling last week, starting with a few nights at London’s Barbican Centre. I had drinks at a friend’s apartment in the complex, I actually hadn’t been inside a Barbican flat before. Say what you will about its … Read More

June 4, 2009

Barcelona Screening Tonight

Join director Gary Hustwit and Smart Design’s Richard Whitehall for the Spanish Premiere of Objectified and a post-film discussion. The film will be presented in its original language with English subtitles. Free beer courtesy of Moritz! Cines Alexandra Rambla Catalunya 90 20:00 Tickets are €10 and will be … Read More

June 2, 2009

Barcelona volunteers

We’re looking for a few friends in Barcelona to help with the screening this Thursday night. Let us know if you can help out for an hour before the screening, you’ll get a free ticket and other perks. Email info[at]objectifiedfilm[dot]com Okay thanks, we’ve got enough volunteers now! … Read More

May 28, 2009

Olá! Brasil!

Following the first official screening tour of Helvetica in Brazil, Objectified arrives for its Brazilian Premiere. Sim! For info on these events, email billybacon[at]wedo[dot]com[dot]br June 18 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Cinemateca do MAM Brazilian Premiere presented by Boldº 7:30pm, post-film Q&A with director Gary Hustwit … Read More

May 26, 2009

New York IFC run extended… again!

Good news, New York-based procrastinators: Objectified has been held over another week at the IFC Center, which means you’ve got until Thursday, June 4th to catch it on the big screen. That’s it. Really. Get tickets now. Read More

May 26, 2009

Dispatch from Zurich

Designer Franco Clivio shows me his new book, “Hidden Forms” Greetings from Zurich, where it was 80 degrees and sunny yesterday, and it actually hailed today! Despite the wild weather fluctuations, we had a wonderful screening last night at the Museum für Gestaltung, which is part of … Read More

May 20, 2009

New York IFC Center run extended

Due to popular demand (!) Objectified’s New York theater run at the IFC Center Theaters has been extended another week, through Tuesday, May 26th. New Yorkers, don’t miss the chance to see the film on the big screen on IFC Center’s gorgeous high-definition projection system. Get tickets! … Read More

May 15, 2009

Final weekend at IFC Center in NYC!

This is the last weekend you can catch Objectified in New York on the big screen at the IFC Center. And we’ve got several special guests from the film appearing at tonight’s screenings: 6:35pm – From Smart Design: Agnete Enga, Anton Ljunggren and Jonathan Cedar 8:25pm – IDEO’s … Read More