The Art Directors Guild Award Nominations were announced this week, and we'd like to congratulate all of the nominees! This is a wonderful chance to take an in-depth look at some of the great design work that was done this year by our colleagues:
Hacksaw Ridge Production Designer Barry Robison discusses transforming areas in Australia into the battlefields of Okinawa, Japan and the homefront in Virginia in this Architectural Digest article.
Passengers Production Designer Guy Hendrix Dyas walks us through the art deco spaceship he built and his design influences in this Deadline article.
Jackie Production Designer Jean Rabasse discussed the challenge of recreating well-known American settings in Paris, and researching a pivotal moment in American history in this Deadline interview.
La La Land Production Designer David Wasco talks about the LA filming locations that inspired his sets, and how they were designed to fit the world of the musical in this Architectural Digest article.
Manchester by the Sea Production Designer Ruth De Jong tells behind-the-scenes stories about the production, and about her career trajectory leading her to this job and others in an interview on shootonline.com.
Game of Thrones Production Designer Deborah Riley gives a detailed interview about her sets and design process, and reflects on the show's complex design and shooting logistics in thechromologist.com.