The Greatest Design and Ad Clips on YouTube? Well, a few of them

Today’s Observer newspaper features a list of the 50 Greatest Arts Clips on YouTube. In the spirit of shamelessly ripping off a good idea, we present some of the best design and ad-related clips we could find. To kick things off, from 1984, a fresh-faced Peter Saville and New Order’s Bernard Sumner discuss the importance of style to Factory Records in a Manchester caff…

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Today’s Observer newspaper features a list of the 50 Greatest Arts Clips on YouTube. In the spirit of shamelessly ripping off a good idea, we present some of the best design and ad-related clips we could find. To kick things off, from 1984, a fresh-faced Peter Saville and New Order’s Bernard Sumner discuss the importance of style to Factory Records in a Manchester caff…

If anyone has any more information on the provenance of this clip (or can tell us why Saville appears to be wearing a 1950s West German football shirt), please let us know in the comments box below.

Here’s more of the film, from the Play At Home series (see comments below, thanks Digital Plamf) in three separate clips. To see the three final excerpts just search ‘play at home new order” on YouTube, as suggested below.

Next up, the first of a three part interview with Paul Rand from 1991

This is a long one, but worth it – a 1977 interview with David Ogilvy

An interview with Wim Crouwel at his show in Paris last year

Tony Kaye talks about Stanley Kubrick

Alan Fletcher on the Art of Looking Sideways

Another Saville-related clip – discussing the Hacienda with Miranda Sawyer, Ben Kelly and Peter Hook.
Sawyer: How many times did you actually go to the Hacienda Peter?
Saville: Twice… I got mugged
Hook: YOU got mugged? I got mugged for fucking millions…

And how to build an Eames Lounge Chair – no creative director should be without one…

Just a small selection, we know. Please let us know your favourites in the comment box below and we will add them to the post.

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