Creating the Initial DrawingsFinding the Look and the MoodResearching the PeriodBuiling Models of the Set
Stretching the BudgetMaking the Sets Feel Lived-In
Capturing the PeriodFinding the PropsAvoiding AnachronismsMaking the Sets Look OldMaking the Apartment Set Feel RealWorking With the DPWorking With High-Def Video
Bringing Experience to the ProjectKeeping Up With the SchedulePulling from Debbie & Phylicia's Memories
Managing the ProcessWorking With the Art DirectorWorking With the Set Decorator
"Production designers create dreams and fantastical places. We've created this fantasy of a 1943 Harlem apartment, and it's all just wood and plastic. We have a very convincing illusion going."