GUEST BLOG: The Lineage of Ships That Bear The Name Enterprise

The Starship Enterprise NCC-1701 was the first fictional spacecraft to carry on the name of many vessels in English and U.S. history. There were actually two ships in the English Navy called the HMS Enterprize (and th...

December 12, 2013

Designing For Into Darkness

It's January of 2011 and the 12th Star Trek film is just starting to crew up. My friend Scott Chambliss, who designed the previous incarnation of Trek with J.J. Abrams, calls and asks me about working on the newest ve...

July 25, 2013

John Eaves Pays Tribute To Mentor Herman Zimmerman

February is the month when Hollywood celebrates the best of the best with one award show after another. It is also the month that the Art Directors Guild awards those behind the scenes with astonishing achievements in...

February 21, 2013

Guest Blog: John Eaves Remembers Star Trek II

The summer of 1982 will always stand as one of the greatest seasons for movie releases. The visual effects world was at its best with incredible work coming from Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Apogee and Boss Fil...

June 04, 2012

Guest Blog: John Eaves, January 2012

Movies and vintage television have always been subjects of fascination to viewers and fans from around the world. We are a breed of curiosity seekers who want to know more about how and where our favorite films and sh...

January 10, 2012

Guest Blog: John Eaves - September, 2011

Way back in September of 1966, a new television show called  Star Trek aired, and the world was introduced to what is now an international icon. We were introduced to the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise and her fiv...

September 29, 2011

Guest Blogger: John Eaves, June 2011

It all started with the NCC-1701. This September will mark the 45th anniversary of the original series Star Trek. Due to the five series and 11 -- soon to be 12 -- films carrying on the name Star Trek, this enduring ...

June 16, 2011

Guest Blogger: John Eaves - March 2011

Ron Cobb designed the planet Vulcan; well, at least in inspiration. Ron is an artist who started off doing animated features, comics and album covers in the late 50’s, the 60's and 70's. His talent caught the e...

March 17, 2011

Guest Blogger: John Eaves Recalls DS9

It is hard to believe that Deep Space Nine is 18 years old. It seems like only yesterday that we were all working on the third television series with a Star Trek theme. StarTrek.com asked if I’d like to share so...

January 07, 2011

Imagining First Flight

Mach 1, Warp 2, the story of a historically based future. It has been said countless times that many of our present-day technologies have been realized and inspired by the gadgets and gizmos seen on Star Trek and cre...

November 19, 2010

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