Sunday, August 8, 2010

At Long Last -- A Labor of Love

I thought I would share with you a sneak peek at my new book Designs on Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction (Harper Collins) which will be in bookstores just in time for the holidays on December 7th. I have literally given my heart and soul  to this massive project (not to mention countless hours in the Oscar library and film studio archives as well as dozens of interviews) for the past several years and looking forward to its publication. For a film and design buff like me, the research was phenomenal and many thanks to my cohorts at the Art Directors Guild for their help.

Designs on Film will feature more than 400 photographs of films from every era and genre from the great silents of the twenties to films of the past decade. There is literally something for everyone whether you are an avid moviegoer or design aficionado (and particularly if you read Cinema Style).

For more on the book, see my new book website here. I will report on upcoming book events and lectures this fall so stay tuned!

Photo Credit: MGM, Harper Collins