Production designers have one of the most fascinating — and challenging — roles in the entertainment industry. Being able to tie together the symbolism at play in the story with the visual interest of the scenes at large in a way that feels organic (and looks cool, to boot) is no easy task. But at Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, production designer Lisa Soper has taken her work to the next level, doing tarot card readings for each of the main characters to gain deeper insight into their journeys.
When we spoke with Soper, herself a practicing pagan, it was clear that considering the visual allegories of the story was just as important to her, and the series’ creators, as the story on the page itself. “We have this amazing ability to grab people’s attention for 60, 90, 120 minutes