Category: Spotlight

JURASSIC PARK (1993): Architecture and Materials

Production designed by Rick Carter, the final part that ‘sells’ Jurassic Park as a working, functioning resort is the construction of the infrastructure. An abundance of raw concrete is employed, which works on levels both

JURASSIC PARK (1993): Internal Information, Advertising and ID Systems

Aside from the exterior Corporate Identity (see Part 1) of Jurassic Park, production designed by Rick Carter, there was a distinct and different internal bit of design behind the flash exterior of the park. Of

Jurassic Park Graphic Design

JURASSIC PARK (1993): Corporate Branding, Identity and Signage

The true brilliance of Jurassic Park’s graphic design is the cohesive branding of the theme park island that frames the film and makes it more believable. Production Designer, Rick Carter’s look for Jurassic Park – both the theme

An In-Depth Look at the Design of the ‘Prometheus’ Rovers

The production design for Prometheus surprised a lot of people when the first set stills leaked. Instead of the grungy, mechanical aesthetic of Alien, which it predates, Prometheus’ sets are clean, brightly lit, and very colourful. It’s texturing

TV SETS: Mad Men, Seasons 1-3

With the news that Mad Men was just picked up for two, possibly three more seasons, I thought it would be an excellent time to take a look back at the fantastic work that production

IN MEMORIAM: Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011)

ELIZABETH TAYLOR 1932-2011 I loved Liz Taylor. Not because she was beautiful, not because she was a “tabloid temptress”, but because she was a damn fine actress. Since the day that she passed people seem