By Anchal Tibrewal
The author examined the significance of the significance of the American dream in the architecture of film. It is an analysis Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 rendition of The Great Gatsby. Analysis of The Great Gatsby reflected an Art Deco style, the period of 1920s, and the representation of characters in the film. Without the intricate and well-planned design, the themes of the F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel would not have resonated with the film’s audience. This paper shows how architecture design effectively transported the audience to a different time period and understand how it reflects the desires of the …show more content…
The staircase was overwhelming which took over the space completely. A massive golden orchestra staged in the foyer surrounded by masterpieces of art. Most of the rooms were of a double floor height with long French windows like the library, foyer, and Jay Gatsby’s bedroom.
The Great Gatsby is an exquisite example of how production design, specifically Art Deco design, which exemplifies the 1920s, and the representation of character, are essential to making a period film come to life. Production designer, Catherine Martin, successfully created a believable and desirable world that respectfully depicts a cherished American novel.
Catherine martin emphasis on the art deco style throughout the design. Art Deco, is an influential visual arts design style that first appeared in France after World War I and began flourishing internationally in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. It is an eclectic style that combines traditional craft motifs with Machine Age imagery and materials. The style is often characterized by rich colours, bold geometric shapes and lavish ornamentation. Art Deco in its glory days represented luxury, glamour, exuberance and faith in social and technological progress thus symbolical to the meaning of the American