Designed for Drama
- Next1 of 6Weinstein Company/Photofest
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Behind the Scenes1 of 6
By Leah Konen for ELLE Decor
In Designs on Film, journalist and interior designer Cathy Whitlock highlights the art directors, production designers, and set decorators who turn the words of a screenplay into brilliant reality—and the fabulous spaces they create.
Remains of the Day2 of 6
The gorgeous Powderham Castle from The Remains of the Day (1993) was filmed on location at the expansive Darlington Hall in England. Production design by Luciana Arrighi.
Sleeping with the Enemy3 of 6
Production designer Doug Kraner built an ultramodern beach house from the ground up for Sleeping with the Enemy (1991).
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Our Dancing Daughters4 of 6
Art director Cedric Gibbons used strong, geometric accents to achieve the Art Deco look of Our Dancing Daughters (1928).
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The Devil Wears Prada5 of 6
For 2006’s The Devil Wears Prada, production designer Jess Gonchor created a minimal-chic office space with just a touch of feminine style—the perfect lair for powerhouse editrix Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep).
The Nanny Diaries6 of 6
A luxe 12-room Upper East Side apartment by production designer Mark Ricker is the pristine setting for The Nanny Diaries (2007).