Set Design: Bringing Stories to Life
Episode 035 • 46 min
How does design create better stories?
In this episode, Sam is joined by Jessica Kender, the production designer of Little Fires Everywhere and Future Man, to learn how research, characters, money and space inform her work. Jessica shares her journey from theater to TV and her favorite tool to use. Later on in the show, Sam and Jessica interview Lisa Clark, a set decorator. Together, they discuss how they collaborated on Little Fires Everywhere and Future Man, what brings them joy in set design and how they combine research and innovation in storytelling.
Weekly Dose of Good Design
- Sam: Crinkle Cutter
- Jessica: Face Shields with Glasses Frames
- Series: Little Fires Everywhere
- Series: Future Man
- Book: Teaching Design by Meredith Davis
Design Museum Everywhere