Aside from being a go-to source for procrastination, Netflix is a bottomless pit of inspiration for designers and creatives. With their library being updated weekly, it’s hard to keep up with what’s worth the watch. Explore out our latest finds of design related shows on Netflix.
Abstract: The Art of Design
Created by WIRED’s Scott Dadlich, this Netflix original docu-series is a global illustration of creatives who animate everything from screens to clothes. Every episode is its own documentary film, spotlighting design visionaries like Instagram’s Ian Spalter and the intent behind the amazing objects around us and their narratives.
The Creative Brain
A neuroscientist and professor at Stanford University, David Eagleman looks into the minds of creators like prolific architect Bjarke Ingels and artistes Grimes to disclose their thought processes and explore how we can unleash our own creative breakthroughs.
Jeremy Scott: The People’s Designer
Hailed from rural Missouri, the Moschino’s creative director had dreams of becoming a fashion icon. Scott’s rags-to-riches story is documented with fascinating detours into the trivia of the fashion industry.
They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead
Orson Welles, a perfectionist and cinematic visionary, he was dubbed Hollywood’s golden boy after directing Citizen Kane. This show is a riveting snapshot of Welles’ creative genius and his attempts to create genre-bending film.
Print the Legend
The show looks at the scenes of four competitors as they race to elevate 3D printing from a fringe, tech-nerd niche into a mass-market consumer product that anyone can have on their desktop.
It showcases middle-class homeowners who decide to ditch their average-looking houses in pursuit of more ambitious designs. Hosted by Kevin McCloud, the show follows the homeowners’ journeys from concept to creation.
On this series, homeowners show off the eccentric, unique ways that they’ve fitted their home interiors to reflect their specific interests and lifestyles, ranging from a retiree with a full-size aquarium installed in his living room for scuba diving to an origami-inspired apartment with movable walls.
If you’ve ever wondered what it would take to turn your home into an inviting, profitable short-term rental, then Stay Here is the series to binge. Designer Genevieve Gorder and real estate expert Peter Lorimer team up to help homeowners up their rental game, reimagining everything from spaces to decor to marketing.
The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes
The show combines the aesthetic pleasure of beautiful architecture with the decadence of world travel, visiting unconventionally designed homes globally. In each episode, viewers will gush over the inventive spaces that make each house a unique home.