Emmys 2020: Inside the Best Sets on TV This Year

The Hollywood awards season will quickly be in full speed, beginning with the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20 at 8/7c on ABC. Gone is the stargazing on the couture-laden red carpet at the Microsoft Theater, as this year, tvs greatest night goes into new area with a virtual broadcast hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.Design fanatics, nevertheless, ought to tune in prior to that, to see if their preferred program makes the cut at the Creative Arts Emmys, where confident production designers, art directors, and set decorators have their turn in the spotlight. Honoring impressive production design and artistic accomplishments, the virtual ceremonies stream on Emmy.com on Monday, September 14th through Thursday, September 17th at 8/7c and Saturday, September 19th at 8/7c on FXX.Herewith, ADVERTISEMENT takes an appearance at a few of the more memorable moments in set design this year.HollywoodMatthew Flood Ferguson, Production DesignerMark Robert Taylor, Art DirectorMelissa Licht, Set DecoratorThe movie studio commissary in Hollywood features reconditioned chairs from the real Warner Brothers studios.
Courtesy of NetflixDesigning Tinsel Town for the Netflix series Hollywood was a job custom-made for production designer Matthew Flood Ferguson, a movie enthusiast and style enthusiast of Hollywoods Golden Age.The creation of Ryan Murphy, the show tells the tale of both fictional and genuine ambitious actors, screenwriters, studio bosses, and manufacturers throughout the industrys prime time in the 1940s. Ferguson and set decorator Melissa Licht created Los Angeles bungalows, a mid-century gasoline station, the studio commissary, and even iconic landmarks such as the pink and green palm-leaf patterned suites of the Beverly Hills Hotel and the well-known lunch counters at Schwabs Pharmacy.” I desired [to] catch the architectural motions establishing in Southern California in the early part of the 20th century. For much of our interiors, I wished to pay tribute to the terrific styles of Billy Haines and as a fun little nod, pull referrals from old films from the 1930s and 1940s,” states Ferguson, who wanted to classic black and white star stills from Getty Images (that grace the walls of the commissary) for inspiration. For the Hollywood apartment or condo of leading-man-hopeful Jack Costello (played by David Corenswet), he referenced the 1947 film Kiss of Death, the wallpaper from Joan Bennetts house in Fritz Langs Scarlet Street, and the architectural information and plaster walls of the character Joe Gilliss studio in Sunset Boulevard.SuccessionStephen H. Carter, Production DesignerCarmen Cardenas, Art DirectorGeorge DeTitta, Set Decorator