Logo Breakdown: Star Wars Logo

Star-Wars-Suzy-Rice

History A very iconic logo known by many generations of pop culture. The Star Wars logo is steeped in many predecessors. It was only until the finalized version  was created by artist Suzy Rice that Star Wars became etched into halls of pop culture. After being given direction from George Lucas to create a logo that leans more to the  “Facist” … Read More

Ralph McQuarrie: Star Wars Visual Origins

Ralph McQuarrie - Battle Concept

  Who is Ralph McQuarrie? Ralph Angus McQuarrie was an American conceptual designer and illustrator. His career included work on the original Star Wars trilogy, the original Battlestar Galactica TV series, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. McQuarrie designed many of the film’s characters, including Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO and drew many concepts for the film’s sets. It was McQuarrie who suggested that Vader wear … Read More