• Urbanized Updates

January 13, 2011

Welcome!

Hello friends, and welcome to the Urbanized blog. Over the next several months, I’ll be posting more about the film’s progress here (like the Mumbai post below), along with special guest posts, stills from the film, and random musings about design, architecture, music, documentary filmmaking, and whatever else I’m currently … Read More

January 13, 2011

A walk in the Mumbai sky

I just returned yesterday from a week-long trip to Mumbai, India. I’d never been there before, and whatever I’d imagined this city would be like wasn’t even close to the reality. I never thought I’d describe New York City as quiet, but hell, NYC is like a mountain retreat compared … Read More

January 12, 2011

Limited-edition prints by Build!

Ladies and gents, our friends at Build have designed four limited-edition screenprints for Urbanized! The four prints each represent facets of urban design like public space, housing, mobility, and infrastructure. Numbered edition of 100. Get more details and order one in the shop now, or order … Read More

January 10, 2011

Bogota

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December 15, 2010

An Update on “Urbanized”, and How You Can Help

Luke Geissbühler and Gary Hustwit atop a heliport in Santiago, Chile. Hello friends, just wanted to give you a quick update on Urbanized. We’ve been crazy busy the past six months, traveling and filming all over the world, meeting some amazing people, and getting what I think … Read More

December 15, 2010

An update on Urbanized

Luke Geissbühler and Gary Hustwit atop a heliport in Santiago, Chile. pass4suresale Hello friends, just wanted to give you a quick update on Urbanized. We’ve been crazy busy the past six months, traveling and filming all over the world, meeting some amazing people, and getting … Read More

October 9, 2010

And you thought fonts were geeky…

Helvetica/Objectified/Urbanized cinematographer Luke Geissbühler is really a science geek at heart. He and his 5-year-old son Max, along with a few friends, made a homemade spacecraft out of a Thai food takeout container, outfitted it with an HD video camera and an iPhone, and a few weeks ago used a … Read More

August 17, 2010

Helvetica “Mad Men” limited-edition print

Swiss Dots has produced a new limited-edition screenprint inspired by a 1960’s promotional poster for Helvetica, a version of which keeps popping up on Mad Men this season. Hand screenprinted on archival 300gsm paper, A2 size (16 1/2″ x 23 1/2″) in a numbered edition of 100 copies, each … Read More

August 17, 2010

Objectified on Netflix “Watch Instantly”

Attention Netflix subscribers, Objectified is now available to stream through Netflix’s “Watch Instantly” program. Helvetica too. Read More

July 29, 2010

The next film: Urbanized

Five years ago I began work on my first documentary, Helvetica, which looked at the worlds of typography and graphic design, and their impact on our visual environment. After Helvetica was released in 2007, I had the idea for a second film, Objectified, which focused on industrial … Read More