Space Age Interiors – an inspiration Pt 1
What does the interior of a spaceship look like? Does a futuristic factory look like this? How can I envision the world I want to create for MEET ME AT THE JUMPGATE?
I can’t time travel, I don’t have the ‘jigawatts’ (I don’t have a DeLorean either, it’s a Space Wagon). So, I have to look around and take inspiration. I looked around here; at The Sainsbury Centre and this is what I saw
This building was designed by Architect Norman Foster in 1974-76 to house the Sainsbury collection of art and a whole lot more. It’s quite old but maintains a futuristic spirit due to its materials and interior attention to detail.
I realised afterwards I had seen something similar before. It was re-watching Star Trek TNG: Best of Both Worlds Pt 1. What brought it into sharp focus – the Borg ship.
Leaving the photographs dark evokes the mystery I felt and further conjures up images from the Borg vessel in Star Trek.
The next time I visit these space age interiors, I’ll be looking over my shoulder. Looking for grim humanoids in black with bits of cabling and implants plastered all over their bodies.
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