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Design

The Rowling Magazine Issue #61 · January 2022

Designing Pottermore: Interview with the Creative Director for the Visual Design Work

Do you remember the beautiful illustrations that were made for the original Pottermore? Atomhawk was the design studio behind all the visual design of the content, and also the two videogames “Book of Spells” and “Book of Potions. We had the privilege of interviewing Ron Ashtiani, Head and Co-founder of Atomhawk and Creative Director for […]

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November 21st, 2021

Early designs posters for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban had a different aesthetic compared to the previous two films in the series. These posters were proposed as characters’ posters by the Art Department of the film, but they were never used. The idea was to present posteres with the idea that dark times are ahead, and that […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #52 · April 2021

Ruth Winick working on the Harry Potter films

The Original Prop Designer – Exclusive interview with Ruth Winick

Ruth Winick worked as a Graphic Artist in the first Harry Potter films and is the original creator of some of the most iconic designs from the Wizarding World. We had the chance to interview her about her work, her inspirations and more!

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