Happened across an article on the Los Angeles Times blog site that shares some great photos of fabricated acrylic furniture and flooring effects used in the movie, Tron: Legacy.
Plas-Tech has done quite a bit of movie and TV work, as well. It’s quite a thrill to work with set designers right from the inception phase where you’re sitting around the able tossing around ideas, exploring how to turn the impossible into the possible; and then all of the talk turns into a drawing and then a set of design specs.
You can see this room in the trailer, below, at about 1:21
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Acrylic is a GREAT material to use for movie sets and props – it comes in various edge finishes that can glow like neon. It’s lighter than glass and won’t shatter. And, it can be machined into just about any shape or form. It comes in sheet, rod and tube profiles making structures and fixtures that appear to be of one solid body.