Movies you must see if you love design: a source of inspiration for life

We all love 'trendy' movies, but this time why not skip the latest comedy or action flick and indulge in the world of design full of imagination? Even if you don't love design, you should see these movies because they can be your source of inspiration for life.

In recent decades, there have been quite a few films about design, but they have not received as much attention in the media, as the belief still holds that the field of design extremely special stream, which is written on the skin of only a small number of people. Believe it or not, this kind of thinking is a bit misguided, because these movies they are not just eulogies about people's success, in which they did not believe, but you can they also teach a lot about life.

Design is not just a matter of this particular profession, it can be we also transfer to the spiritual side of life - internal struggles, psyche, well-being... - just as a certain piece of clothing, a piece of furniture, a car... is shaped, each one of us shapes your own life. We hope that these movies they change your world of inspiration!

Documentary film

Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

Rating on IMDb: 8,0
Metascore: 85
Rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 95 %

This unique documentary follows the eccentric attempts of a French dealer to find and contact Banksy, the world-renowned mysterious and infamous artist/graffiti artist.


Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present (Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present, 2012)

Rating on IMDb: 7,9
Rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 96 %

Marina Abramovic, a renowned performance artist, continues to shock and push boundaries with her extremely challenging work - in the film you will get to know the portrait of a woman who uses her body as a tool to create radical performance experiences and redefines the concept of art.

Documentary film

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

Rating on IMDb: 7,6
Metascore: 81
Rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 87 %

Ai Weiwei is China's most influential artist. In the documentary, he presents his artistic process of preparing for major museum exhibitions. In addition to his work, you will also learn the story of an activist who, due to the escalation of his public disputes with the Chinese government, chooses art as a form of rebellion and a path to change.


A Single Man (2009)

Rating on IMDb: 7,6
Metascore: 77
Rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 81 %

The story in the film does not deal with design as such, but you will love it because of the charming scenery, which is full of beautiful patterns and colors typical of the interior of the 1960s. Otherwise, in the film you will meet an English professor who lost his long-time friend in a car accident boys.

Documentary film

Urbanized (2011)

Rating on IMDb: 7,4
Rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 85 %

The documentary film takes you into the world of the creation of global cities (what strategies are behind urban design) and reveals to you the wonderful minds of the greatest designers, architects, builders and thinkers.


Columbus (2017)

Rating on IMDb: 7,2
Metascore: 89
Rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 97 %

A Korean finds himself in Columbus, Indiana, where his father, an architect, is in a coma. At the same time, the man meets a young woman, an architecture enthusiast, with whom they explore the city's many famous modernist buildings (and confront their feelings).


Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011)

Rating on IMDb: 7,2
Metascore: 63
Rating on Rotten Tomatoes: 88 %

The documentary film or biography presents the most famous male-female duo in the design industry - Charles and Ray Eames were the most influential American industrial designers who were admired by everyone for their creations as well as for their personalities.

Other must-see movies if you love design:

Documentary film Future by Design (2006)
Documentary film The Successor of Kakiemon (2012)
Documentary film Print the Legend (2014)

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