The Resource Helvetica., with Gary Hustwit

Helvetica., with Gary Hustwit

Label
Helvetica.
Title
Helvetica.
Statement of responsibility
with Gary Hustwit
Creator
Contributor
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An acclaimed documentary exploring typography, graphic design, and global visual culture through the history of a single typeface?now with an hour of online-exclusive bonus features
  • Helvetica is about typography, graphic design, and global visual culture. It looks at a single typeface?one that, for better or worse, has dominated the graphic arts world since its creation in 1957?in a conversation about the way type affects our lives. lynda.com is proud to host this film in our library?along with an additional hour of online-exclusive bonus content. The documentary explores urban spaces in major cities and the type that inhabits them, and offers a fluid discussion with renowned designers about their work, the creative process, and the choices and aesthetics behind their use of type. Helvetica encompasses the worlds of design, advertising, psychology, and communication, and invites us to take a second look at the thousands of words we see every day. Interviewees in Helvetica include some of the most illustrious and innovative names in the design world, including Erik Spiekermann, Matthew Carter, Massimo Vignelli, Wim Crouwel, Hermann Zapf, Neville Brody, Stefan Sagmeister, Michael Bierut, David Carson, Paula Scher, Jonathan Hoefler, Tobias Frere-Jones, Experimental Jetset, Michael C. Place, Norm, Alfred Hoffmann, Mike Parker, Bruno Steinert, Otmar Hoefer, Leslie Savan, Rick Poynor, Lars M?ller, and many more. Make sure to watch the bonus features included in the Extras chapter for more insights from these designers
Cataloging source
lynda.com
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hustwit, Gary
LC call number
LDC168234
PerformerNote
Presenter: Gary Hustwit. Gary Hustwit is an independent filmmaker based in New York and London. He has produced eight feature documentaries, including the award-winning I Am Trying To Break Your Heart about the band Wilco; Moog, the documentary about electronic music pioneer Robert Moog; and an experimental feature film with the band Animal Collective. Hustwit worked with punk label SST Records in the late 1980s, ran the independent book publishing house Incommunicado Press during the 1990s, was vice president of the media website Salon.com in 2000, and started the indie DVD label Plexifilm in 2001. In 2007 he made his directorial debut with Helvetica, a documentary about graphic design and typography. The film marked the beginning of a design film trilogy, with Objectified, about industrial design and product design following in 2009. Urbanized, about the design of cities, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2011. The films have been broadcast on PBS, BBC1, and other television outlets, and have been screened in over 300 cities worldwide. Hustwit was nominated for a 2008 Independent Spirit Award for Helvetica
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lynda.com (Firm)
Runtime
174
Technique
live action
Label
Helvetica., with Gary Hustwit
Link
http://www.wccls.org/lynda
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
07/11/2014
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(LDC)LDC168234
System details
Latest version of the following browsers: Chrome, Safari,Firefox, or Internet Explorer. Adobe Flash Player Plugin. JavaScriptand cookies must be enabled. A broadband Internet connection
Label
Helvetica., with Gary Hustwit
Link
http://www.wccls.org/lynda
Publication
Copyright
Note
07/11/2014
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(LDC)LDC168234
System details
Latest version of the following browsers: Chrome, Safari,Firefox, or Internet Explorer. Adobe Flash Player Plugin. JavaScriptand cookies must be enabled. A broadband Internet connection
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