Tuesday, July 19, 2011

'True Blood' set design sees changes on the home front

Man, this is so cool !

As "True Blood" speeds along into Season 4, witches may have joined the cast of vampires, shape shifters, werewolves, fairies and cat people, but changes on the domestic front are what have really put design fans under a spell.
In painstaking detail, "True Blood" production designer Suzuki Ingerslev answered questions about the inspirations and resources used to create striking residences for the show's characters including Bill Compton (played by Stephen Moyer, above right), Vampire King of Louisiana, and Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgard, above left), now landlord with a swanky bachelor crypt in Sookie Stackhouse's family home. Chief among the topics in our email exchange with Ingerslev: the formerly mud-encrusted home of Sookie (Anna Paquin, right, with Eric).

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