The costume designer Ruth Carter, Still from “Abstract: The Art of Design” © Netflix

The second season of the Netflix documentary Abstract: The Art of Design

Film documentaries exploring questions of design are currently a popular and well-received medium for presenting the diversity of design concepts to a wide audience. Netflix enjoyed great success with its own series which was aired in 2017. Now the second season of Abstract: The Art of Design, has hit the screen, and has already been nominated for an Emmy. Featuring Olafur Eliasson (artist and architect), Neri Oxman (bio-architect), Ruth Carter (costume designer), Cas Holman (toy designer), Ian Spalter (digital product designer) and Jonathan Hoefler (typographer), these six globally influential designers talk about the possibilities of design, its power and its significance for our future.

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