Behind the ‘Piers Morgan Tonight’ design

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Fast Company’s Co.Design blog went behind the set design of CNN’s latest show, “Piers Morgan Tonight.”

“Everybody wanted it to be iconic, but not King-like,” said Jim Fenhagen of Jack Morton.

Fenhagen started to play with that, adding dimension to the matrix of lines and colors, mixing white squares with a blue background. Along the way, he discovered if he put glass in front of an LED light, it turned the light into a Mondrian-like square. It was genius! He started building layers from that, placing color where he wanted it, integrating it with graphic animation.

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