A look beyond blueprints and computers into the art and science of design, showcasing great designers from every discipline whose work shapes our world. The Festival will debut an episode focusing on graphic illustrator Christoph Niemann, who deals in equal parts irony, agony, and abstraction. His simple yet surprising designs can be found everywhere, including children’s books, computer apps, and covers of The New Yorker.
Morgan Neville is a documentary filmmaker focusing on culture. His acclaimed film 20 Feet from Stardom won the 2013 Academy Award for best documentary and a Grammy Award for best music film. His follow-up, Best of Enemies, was shortlisted for the Academy Award. Both films premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Neville also won an Emmy Award for Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues.