A Nicklaus Design golf course is done by the guys in my company that I work with, that have been trained in my vision, and they do what they think I might do. They might come in the office and ask me questions and I’d certainly answer their questions, but I’m not involved in the site visits or anything else.
The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all.
A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.
So much of it is the design of the shot or the motion of the character it’s the work you do so that it has the same things that are in the movie. In just a few frames it’s got to communicate something clearly and dramatically.
Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.