Netflix documentary Abstract: The Art of Design is now free to stream

If you haven't yet seen Netflix's best creative documentary then now's your chance, as the entire first series of Abstract is free to watch on YouTube worldwide.

All eight episodes have been made available by the streaming giant in response to teachers’ requests for access to documentaries, along with other educational shows on the platform.

Teacher or not, you can now be inspired by fascinating features on the likes of Es Devlin and Paula Scher without any need for a subscription. On top of that, Netflix is offering free classroom resources related to the show free, as available here in PDF.

The videos haven't been sorted in a playlist yet, so we've sorted out links for you as follows. Episodes of Abstract: The Art of Design of most interest to DA readers will probably be those on Christoph Niemann and Paula, but they're all worth a stream.

Christoph Niemann: Illustration

Tinker Hatfield: Footwear Design

Es Devlin: Stage Design

Bjarke Ingels: Architecture

Ralph Gilles: Automotive Design

Paula Scher: Graphic Design

Platon: Photography 

Ilse Crawford: Interior Design

The full list of other Netflix docs free to watch on YouTube can be found here.

If you love the first season and want to enjoy the second series of Abstract: The Art of Design, then head on over to Netflix as that's the only platform you can find it on for now.

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