Get the Entire Story Behind Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized

Have you seen Helvetica, the documentary about typography? Or maybe Objectified, the doc that tackled design? And what about Urbanized, which dug into the design of cities? You probably have. If you haven't, few documentary series capture things Gizmodo cares about more than Gary Hustwit's Design Trilogy. Watch them. » 9/26/13 11:08pm 9/26/13 11:08pm

The Director of Helvetica and Objectified Wants Your Help For His…

You might've heard that Gary Hustwit, director of two of our favorite documentaries Helvetica and Objectified, is making a third doc called Urbanized. It's the third part of his "design trilogy" and supposed to focus on the design of cities: the issues and strategies behind urban design and the solutions architects and… » 2/23/11 2:00pm 2/23/11 2:00pm

Gifts for Design Lovers and Jon Ive Wannabees

I go through the world marveling at the objects around us—from lamp posts to toothbrushes to buildings to sailboats—looking for details, craftsmanship, function, beauty, and purpose. If you know someone nutters like that, here are some gift ideas: » 11/26/09 10:00pm 11/26/09 10:00pm