Idea Channel Hello Kitty, Minimalist Icon?
IDEA Channel examines the perfectly crafted minimalism of Hello Kitty. Details
Program: Idea Channel
Episode: Hello Kitty, Minimalist Icon?
With her cute pink bow and huge noggin, Hello Kitty is one of the most recognizable characters in the world. She sells billions of dollars worth of merchandise, but what is it about this simple cartoon cat that makes her such a beloved piece of pop culture? Ahead of her time when first created in 1974, we think that Hello Kitty used minimalism's bag of tricks to become the world's best salesgirl.• Visit the Hello Kitty, Minimalist Icon? webpage
Premiere Date: 05/08/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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