A story of the skilled brain surgeon, Todo, whose talent and ambition are put to test through a series of high risk surgical procedures.
Tom designs a better mousetrap that would have made Rube Goldberg jealous. While he sleeps, the mouse that Tom drew wakes Jerry and they get chased by the cat Tom drew. As Tom awakes, they make a strategic alteration to the design.
Børge Mogensen, the celebrated and internationally renowned Danish furniture designer, died in 1972 from a brain tumor. He was only 58. His furniture designs are no longer made in Denmark, but their production has been revived in China. Thomas Mogensen, one of Børge’s two sons, vividly describes the world of the famous architect and the strain that his professional life put on him: “He wanted to make the chair to end all chairs. And he wanted to design the perfect closet…which he did. He spent an enormous amount of time designing these closets – a process that gave him the peace of mind he couldn’t provide for himself.” Join us on a journey back in time, to learn how one man managed to produce an vast amount of internationally recognized designs before his premature death.
Documentary about an eclectic group of students from all corners of the planet at one of the world's top industrial design schools in Sweden's faraway north just below the Arctic Circle. The film explores everyday life and dynamic design processes at Umeå Institute of Design during the school's 25th anniversary when traditionally generous and export-driven Sweden has decided to impose steep tuition fees for non-Europeans, the very students instrumental in making the school what it is today.
Grand Designs is a British television series produced by Talkback Thames and broadcast on Channel 4 which features unusual and often elaborate architectural homebuilding projects. The programme has been presented by Kevin McCloud since it first aired in April 1999, and 141 episodes have been broadcast in twelve series.
Follows intrepid individuals as they try to design and construct the home of their dreams.
Kevin McCloud presents Grand Designs Abroad. The stakes are higher, the risks are multiplied, and the ambition - to build your dream home in the perfect European location - is greater than ever.
The stories of creative and enterprising Kiwis who are taking on the challenge of building their own unique and inspirational homes. No design is too ambitious, and no obstacle too large in their quest for the perfect house.
Every year the Royal Institute of British Architects looks for the best new home in Britain, and this time Grand Designs is along for the ride