The 2001 File: Harry Lange and the Design of the Landmark


The 2001 File: Harry Lange and the Design of the Landmark Science Fiction Film This stunning tome is a previously unseen look behind the scenes at the making of this most legendary of science fiction classics It is an in depth examination of the complete, largely unpublished archive of art director Harry Lange s designs, concepts, roughs and photographs Lange s strikingly realistic designs created an extraordinary vision of the future By releasing this unpublished archive and explaining its significance, the book takes the reader viewer on a journey deep into the visual thinking behindfor the first time everThe book is about the process, as well as the finished product It examines how Harry Lange s experience with NASA fed into the innovations of the film It includes rejected designs, concepts and roughs, as well as the finished works It also reveals how the design team was obsessed with things that actually might work, and reproduces several innovations that were science fiction in the s but have since become science fact, including a newspad designed by IBM that bears an uncanny resemblance to today s iPad The remarkable designs forcreated a credible vision of the future

  • Hardcover
  • The 2001 File: Harry Lange and the Design of the Landmark Science Fiction Film
  • Christopher Frayling
  • English
  • 10 September 2018
  • 0957261020

About the Author: Christopher Frayling

Christopher Frayling is an art historian, critic and award winning broadcaster He is a Professor Emeritus and a Fellow of Churchill College Cambridge and was awarded a knighthood in 2001 for Services to Art and Design Education He has published several books including, Ken Adam The Art of Production Design and Once Upon a Time in Italy His television and radio series include Nightmare The Birth of Horror, America the movie and Britannia the film



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