UTS Library

Online Educational Resources for Design : Videos

In this guide:

Gestalten TV

Interviews with design practitioners and related design topics about culture and trends

Access: Sharable but not creative commons.


VTV is an artist run Internet TV project focusing on art, design and architecture. Some of the content is also in YouTube.

TED-Ed videos on Design

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less).

Access: Free on the web. Creative commons license

Creative Commons logo with terms BY-NC-SA.

TWIT Photo

Learn tips from acclaimed pros, as they impart their knowledge of making arresting images through personal anecdotes, real world experience, and a discussion of their favorite toys. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives. Worth taking the time to pick out the best interviews. And yes, Leo Laporte, can be a bit trying.

Access: Creative commons license

Creative Commons logo with terms BY-NC-SA.

Academic Video Online

UTS Library subscription. Contains some useful Design content, including the BBC's Design Classics series.

Access: Sunbscription. Educational reuse licence. Sharable, clippable.


Contains a variety of series on Visual Art and Design including The Genius of Photography

Access: Subscription. Educational reuse licence. Clippable and sharable.

Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM)

This is the Smithsonian's Youtube channel. You can search within the channel or browse the playlists to find content including craft how-tos, recorded lectures, exhibitions and videos about art conservation.