Dissecting the Interiors of Wes Anderson

For Apartamento’s latest issue we’re granted a rare behind-the-scenes look at the meticulously-designed sets from an array of Director Wes Anderson’s films. Known for his distinct visual and narrative style, the American filmmaker uses interior design as a character trope or an added descriptive element to his storytelling, most recently seen in The Grand Budapest Hotel. “I always say that a picture of someone’s home tells you a lot more about that person than any portrait possibly can,” says Nacho Alegre – director and co-founder of Apartamento. “I imagine in a movie the time you have to describe a character is limited, so using the interiors to do so probably becomes something of a necessity.” For more on Wes Anderson and his approach to set design, pick up the newest copy of Apartamento.

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