by Anmol Ahuja Apr 07, 2022
True to the Guillermo del Toro signature, the Oscar-nominated production designer talks about converting surreal dreams to nightmares in the eponymous classic tale of desire.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 29, 2022
From desert worlds to rustic barns to carnival funhouses and abstract edifices, STIR brings you enticing conversations with four of this year’s Oscar nominated production designers.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 28, 2022
Featuring 90,000 Swarovski Crystals, the set at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles offered a message of inclusivity and community from a utopian future of 'elegance and electricity'.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 26, 2022
The Oscar nominated production designer walks STIR through the monochromatic, square framed no-place in Joel Coen’s adaptation of the profound Shakespearean tragedy.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 21, 2022
In conversation with STIR, the Oscar nominated production designer delves into the Netflix film’s production design and recreating a 1925 Montana ranch in rural New Zealand.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 22, 2022
While the Italian artist-designer-filmmaker-animator barely begins to scratch the surface of his repertoire, Virgilio Villoresi coalesces his dreamy inspirations in a conversation with STIR.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 29, 2021
From period dramas to fantasies to sci-fi epics, STIR rounds up the best of architecture and design in this year’s mainstream cinema offerings.
by Jincy Iype Dec 16, 2021
Sight, sound and scent coalesce in the theatrical installation Five Echoes by Es Devlin, on show at Art Basel 2021, celebrating 100 years of the iconic Chanel N°5 fragrance.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 15, 2021
In an exclusive interview with STIR, the Tony Award-winning set designer David Rockwell discusses his ideas about designing from an audience-centric, empathy-driven point of view.
by Jerry Elengical, Anmol Ahuja Oct 29, 2021
Studying the varying inspirations behind the spaces of the hit Netflix series, STIR delves into the evocative architectural aspects of what makes Squid Game immensely bingeable.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 27, 2021
Designed as a “love letter to journalism”, the world of Wes Anderson’s latest film is an enunciation of the director’s penchant for all things symmetric, pastel, and picture-perfect.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 26, 2021
A leading name in the field of stage design, London-based Es Devlin speaks of production designs that leave an indelible mark on the memory of audience and performer.
by Pallavi Mehra Nov 19, 2020
Portugal-based artist and designer Beau McClellan discusses with STIR his relationship with light and how designers need passion to make their dreams a reality.