Category: Art Department

Parasite Production Design | 2020 ADG Awards
Parasite (2019) | Production Designer: Ha-jun Lee

The 2020 ADG Awards Nominees Announced by the Art Directors Guild

The Art Directors Guild announced the 2020 ADG Awards nominations today in Los Angeles. Nominees include Parasite, Ford v. Ferrari, Jojo Rabbit, Game of Thrones, and many more.

Stand! Production Design by Production Designer Marian Wihak
STAND! (2019) | Production Designer: Marian Wihak

First Person: How I Production Designed the World of STAND!

Production Designer Marian Wihak describes in her own words how she production designed the new film musical, STAND! which opens across Canada November 29, 2019.

Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking
Designing Graphic Props for Film, By Annie Atkins

Graphic Designer Annie Atkins Writes New Book: Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking

Annie Atkins’s new book, Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps: Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking is available for pre-order now.

Orange Is the New Black production design | OITNB production design | production designer Malchus Janocko
Orange Is the New Black | Production Designer: Malchus Janocko | Netflix

Orange Is the New Black Production Designer Malchus Janocko Breaks Down His Sets From an ICE Facility to a Maximum Security Prison

Orange Is the New Black Production Designer Malchus Janocko dissects his work on OITNB in our epic conversation about the maximum security prison, ICE detention facilities, and various flashback sequences.

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Design Talks: Watch the TIFF 2019 Production Design Panel at DGC Ontario’s Meet the Maker Celebration

Production designers Phillip Barker, Zosia Mackenzie, Craig Lathrop, and François Audouy share design stories at this TIFF production design panel.

Veep Set Decorator Kimberly Wannop

Veep Set Decorator Kimberly Wannop and Set Decorator David Smith Examine Their Work on the Beloved HBO Comedy

Veep set decorator Kimberly Wannop and set decorator David Smith talk about their starts in the business, the art of set dressing, and their work on Veep.

Perspective Drawing How To By Thomas Romain
Drawing by Thomas Romain

How to Draw in Perspective: 30+ Perspective Drawing Lessons By Illustrator Thomas Romain

If you’re looking to learn how to draw in perspective, you’ve come to the right place. Check out these 39 lessons on perspective drawing by Thomas Romain.

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Architect Breaks Down 5 TV Houses
Mad Men | AMC

Architect Breaks Down 5 TV Houses from Mad Men to Modern Family

Architect Michael Wyetzner breaks down the suburban design of Mad Men, The Brady Bunch, Weeds, That ’70s Show and Modern Family.

Celebrating Our Ten Year Anniversary: Why I Created Art Departmental

In 2009, Art Departmental was created to celebrate production design during a dark period of the film and television industry. In 2019, we look back.

Architectural Lettering | How to Write Like an Architect | architecture letters | block letters | slanted letters | Improve Your Handwriting

Architectural Lettering: How to Write Like an Architect

Architectural lettering is a great way to improve your handwriting. If you’re interested in learning how to write like an architect which is essential when you draft by hand as a designer, you’ve come to the right place.