Deadpool – Making of an Iconic Antihero Suit

Deadpool - Making of an Iconic Antihero Suit

Deadpool, one of the most crass, hard-hitting, and iconic comic book characters finally hit the big screen this month, after years of development. The film (and its incredible star Ryan Reynolds!) nails the character perfectly, and both old and new fans alike are singing its praise, propelling it to the biggest R-rated opening weekend in film history (as … Read more

Big Hero 6 Costume Design: High Fashion meets Animation

Big Hero 6 Costume Design

Danny Flynn is a fashion stylist who has worked extensively in music videos, commercials, and editorials. Flynn owns a high-end fashion shop, Replika Vintage, in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo that specializes in Japanese and avant-garde designer clothing from the 1960s to present. His stock is a go-to for costume designers and stylists looking for unique or unusual pieces. … Read more

Costuming Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Costuming Captain America The Winter Soldier

The superhero genre has evolved in the past decade, becoming a mainstay of the year-round film-going experience. Marvel changed the landscape, busting free from the summer season with movies that stand alone, yet string together characters from an ever-expanding Universe. While the stars of these films stick around through each new incarnation, often the designers and directors … Read more

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Costume Design

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Costume Design

Michael Kaplan is one of the top costume designers working in film today. He is an incredibly versatile designer, having designed such iconic sci-fi films as Blade Runner, for which he won a BAFTA, as well as Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, but also masters the historic and modern beautifully with such credits as Pearl Harbor, Clue, Fight Club, Mr. & … Read more

On The Upswing: Costume Design for Video Games

Costume Design for Video Games

The video game industry continues to grow every year, with 2012 worldwide revenues calculated at $67 billion (with a “b”). As the industry has grown, so has the quality of storylines, user interface, and graphics. Companies are beginning to realize the untapped potential of hiring costume designers to enhance production values. Until this point, character or concept designers have … Read more

Irreverence, Heart, and the Brightly Colored Costumes of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical!

SpongeBob SquarePantsThe Broadway Musical for Everyone

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical has made a huge splash on Broadway, winning over the hearts of fans and critics alike. So much of the wonderful charm of the production comes from the over-the-top, avant garde, and playful visuals of the sets and costumes that build a visual landscape elevated far beyond the world of a … Read more