PixelHub Ep 38: Designing fantasy user interfaces
The Flash and Arrow are two popular television series. Each requires high quality, specialized VFX work to make the superhero stories believable. Graphic designer Robyn Haddow specializes in fantasy user interfaces (FUI’s) for both shows, creating realistic technology.
FUI’s are a growing trend in movies and films, and professionals like Robyn must have a strong background in graphic design and an imagination to match. Much like ads, FUI’s usually are only seen for short moments, but they must communicate the right messages. We talked to the Scarab Digital artist about what it takes to build these important visual elements.