Design & Architecture Inspiration: Films, Podcasts, Online Tours & Activities

Since we and everyone we know have had our regular work/life rhythms disrupted in recent weeks, we find that we are looking for new daily inspirations, so we have decided to compile a running list of things we come across online that we find interesting.

Eames: The Architect and the Painter  The life and work of the industrial designer Charles and Ray Eames. Narrated by James Franco. Available on iTunes

RAMS Directed by Gary Hustwit, Rams is a full-length documentary into the life and work of Dieter Rams. Hustwit is streaming all of his films free during the COVID-19 crisis; see what is available HERE. RAMS is available from April 7-14.

CITIZEN JANE: Battle for the City Arguably no one did more to shape the understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs. Here, she fights against the ruthless redevelopment projects of urban planner Robert Moses. Available on iTunes.

BIG TIME A full-length documentary showing the rise of Danish architect Bjarke Ingels. Available on Netflix.

Hella Jongerius Podcast Listen on Dezeen.

Li Edelkoort Podcast Listen on Time Sensitive.

David Chipperfield Podcast Listen on Dezeen.

Halston Documentary The life and work of fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick, known simply as Halston, who dominated the fashion scene in the 1970s. Available on Mubi.

Gray Matters A film exploring the life of architect and designer Eileen Gray. Available on iTunes.

Debbie Millman Podcast Listen on Design Matters.

Monocle 24 Radio Listen on Monocle.

T Magazine Design & Interiors Read on the New York Times

Clever: A podcast about design Listen HERE.

Digital Design at the Design Museum Discover a new series of online content bringing the world of design into your home. Visit HERE.

Virtual Tours of Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings View buildings HERE.