Gary Hustwit
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Reviews // 4 Articles
//Features

Give 'Em Helvetica
23 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM

The famed font aspires to eerie emptiness of meaning. Now, has it persuaded us to do the same?

//Columns

Designing Consent
21 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

Industrial design aspires to the commanding heights of consumer society, building its policy prescriptions and dogmatic assumptions about what makes us happy directly into the objects available to us.

//Reviews

Surveying the Design of Everyday Objects in 'Objectified'
6 Jan 2013 // 4:05 PM

Gary Hustwit's films are linked by a concern with the role of design in what people do everyday, largely as part of the little-thought-about background to daily life, particularly in cities and in the postindustrial consumer societies of North America, Europe, and East Asia.

'Urbanized': Hopeful Developments and Sobering Statistics
4 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

This is total immersion filmmaking, a crash course in all the elements of city life that concern planners, architects, politicians and activists: housing, transportation, growth, crime and sanitation.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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