FRONTLINE: digital nation – life on the virtual frontier | PBS

FRONTLINE: digital nation – life on the virtual frontier | PBS

HELVETICA | Independent Lens . PBS

HELVETICA | Independent Lens . PBS http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/helvetica/filmpage.swf Helvetica Helvetica. It’s everywhere: this typeface spells out tax forms, labels, street signs and company logos. More than half a century old, this ubiquitous font emcompasses the worlds of design, advertising, psychology and communication. HELVETICA explores the places, people and history of the font, revealing a new and […]

OBJECTIFIED | Independent Lens | PBS

OBJECTIFIED | Independent Lens | PBS http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/objectified/filmpage.swf Objectified. Nearly everything we buy, touch and use in our daily lives was at one time dreamed up by a designer. Filmaker Gary Hustwit (HELVETICA) examines the art and science of industrial design, and the stunning ubiquity of its impact. Read more about the film >> Objectified official […]

frontline: the persuaders | PBS

frontline: the persuaders | PBS The Persuaders What’s going on in the world of today’s marketers and advertisers? What are the new and surprising methods they’re using to decipher who we are and what we want? And, where is this taking us?