1927-present: Wikipedia

Recognizes excellence in overall design of the movie, including art direction and physical aspects such as the set. In 2010, “Art Directors” became “Production Designers.”

Best Art Direction / Set Decoration
YearMovieArt Directors / Production DesignersSet Decorators
2019Once Upon a Time in HollywoodBarbara LingNancy Haigh
2018Black PantherHannah BeachlerJay Hart
2017The Shape of WaterPaul D. AusterberryShane Vieau and Jeff Melvin
2016La La LandDavid Wasco, Austin GorgSandy Reynolds-Wasco
2015Mad Max: Fury RoadColin GibsonLisa Thompson
2014The Grand Budapest HotelAdam StockhausenAnna Pinnock
2013The Great GatsbyCatherine MartinBeverley Dunn
2012LincolnRick CarterJim Erickson
2011HugoDante FerrettiFrancesca Lo Schiavo
2010Alice in WonderlandRobert StrombergKaren O’Hara
2009AvatarRick Carter and Robert StrombergKim Sinclair
2008The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonDonald Graham BurtVictor J. Zolfo
2007Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet StreetDante FerrettiFrancesca Lo Schiavo
2006Pan’s LabyrinthEugenio CaballeroPilar Revuelta
2005Memoirs of a GeishaJohn MyhreGretchen Rau
2004The AviatorDante FerrettiFrancesca Lo Schiavo
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingGrant MajorDan Hennah and Alan Lee
2002ChicagoJohn MyhreGordon Sim
2001Moulin Rouge!Catherine MartinBrigitte Broch
2000Crouching Tiger, Hidden DragonTim Yip
1999Sleepy HollowRick HeinrichsPeter Young
1998Shakespeare in LoveMartin ChildsJill Quertier
1997TitanicPeter LamontMichael D. Ford
1996The English PatientStuart CraigStephenie McMillan
1995RestorationEugenio Zanetti
1994The Madness of King GeorgeKen AdamCarolyn Scott
1993Schindler’s ListAllan StarskiEwa Braun
1992Howards EndLuciana ArrighiIan Whittaker
1991BugsyDennis GassnerNancy Haigh
1990Dick TracyRichard SylbertRick Simpson
1989BatmanAnton FurstPeter Young
1988Dangerous LiaisonsStuart CraigGérard James
1987The Last EmperorFerdinando ScarfiottiBruno Cesari and Osvaldo Desideri
1986A Room with a ViewGianni Quaranta and Brian Ackland-SnowBrian Savegar and Elio Altamura
1985Out of AfricaStephen GrimesJosie Macavin
1984AmadeusPatrizia von BrandensteinKarel Černý
1983Fanny and AlexanderAnna AspSusanne Lingheim
1982GandhiStuart Craig and Robert W. LaingMichael Seirton
1981Raiders of the Lost ArkNorman Reynolds and Leslie DilleyMichael D. Ford
1980TessPierre Guffroy and Jack Stephens
1979All That JazzPhilip Rosenberg and Tony WaltonEdward Stewart and Gary Brink
1978Heaven Can WaitPaul Sylbert and Edwin O’DonovanGeorge Gaines
1977Star WarsJohn Barry, Norman Reynolds, and Leslie DilleyRoger Christian
1976All the President’s MenGeorge JenkinsGeorge Gaines
1975Barry LyndonKen Adam and Roy WalkerVernon DIxon
1974The Godfather Part IIDean Tavoularis and Angelo GrahamGeorge R. Nelson
1973The StingHenry BumsteadJames W. Payne
1972CabaretRolf Zehetbauer and Jurgen KiebachHerbert Strabel
1971Nicholas and AlexandraJohn Box, Ernest Archer, Jack Maxsted, and Gil ParrondoVernon Dixon
1970PattonUrie McCleary and Gil ParrondoAntonio Mateos and Pierre-Louis Thevenet
1969Hello, Dolly!John Decuir, Jack Martin Smith, and Herman BlumenthalWalter M. Scott, George Hopkins, and Raphael Bretton
1968Oliver!John Box and Terence MarshVernon Dixon and Ken Muggleston
1967CamelotJohn Truscott and Edward CarrereJohn W. Brown
1966 ColorFantastic VoyageJack Martin Smith and Dale HennesyWalter M. Scott and Stuart A. Reiss
1966 B&WWho’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Richard SylbertGeorge James Hopkins
1965 ColorDoctor ZhivagoJohn Box and Terence MarshDario SImoni
1965 B&WShip of FoolsRobert ClatworthyJoseph Kish
1964 ColorMy Fair LadyGene Allen and Cecil BeatonGeorge James Hopkins
1964 B&WZorba the GreekVassilis Fotopoulos
1963 ColorCleopatraJohn DeCuir, Jack Martin Smith, Hilyard Brown, Herman Blumenthal, Elven Webb, Maurice Pelling, and Boris JuragaWatler M. Scott, Paul S. Fox, and Ray Moyer
1963 B&WAmerica AmericaGene Callahan
1962 ColorLawrence of ArabiaJohn Box and John StollDario Simoni
1962 B&WTo Kill a MockingbirdAlexander Golitzen and Henry BumsteadOliver Emert
1961 ColorWest Side StoryBoris LevenVictor A. Gangelin
1961 B&WThe HustlerAlexander TraunerGene Callahan
1960 ColorSpartacusHarry HornerRussell A. Gausman and Julia Heron
1960 B&WThe ApartmentAlexander TraunerEdward G. Boyle
1959 ColorBen-HurWilliam A. Horning and Edward CarfagnoHugh Hunt
1959 B&WThe Diary of Anne FrankLyle R. Wheeler and George DavisWalter M. Scott and Stuart A. Reiss
1958GigiWilliam A. Horning and E. Preston AmesHenry Grace and F. Keogh Gleason
1957SayonaraTed HaworthRobert Priestley
1956 ColorThe King and ILyle R. Wheeler and John DeCuirWalter M. Scott and Paul S. Fox
1956 B&WSomebody Up There Likes MeCedric Gibbons and Malcolm F. BrownEdwin B. Willis and F. Keogh Gleason
1955 ColorPicnicWilliam FlanneryJo Mielziner and Robert Priestley
1955 B&WThe Rose TattooHal Pereira and Tambi LarsenSamuel M. Comer and Arthur Krams
1954 Color20,000 Leagues Under the SeaJohn MeehanEmile Kuri
1954 B&WOn the WaterfrontRichard Day
1953 ColorThe RobeGeorge Davis and Lyle WheelerPaul S. Fox and Walter M. Scott
1953 B&WJulius CaesarEdward Carfagno and Cedric GibbonsHugh Hunt and Edwin B. Willis
1952 ColorMoulin RougeMarcel VertesPaul Sheriff
1952 B&WThe Bad and the BeautifulEdward Carfagno and Cedric GibbonsKeogh Gleason and Edwin B. Willis
1951 ColorAn American in ParisE. Preston Ames and Cedric GibbonsEdwin B. Willis and Keogh Gleason
1951 B&WA Streetcar Named DesireRichard DayGeorge James Hopkins
1950 ColorSamson and DelilahHans Dreier and Walter TylerSamuel M. Comer and Ray Moyer
1950 B&WSunset BoulevardHans Dreier and John MeehanSamuel M. Comer and Ray Moyer
1949 ColorLittle WomenCedric Gibbons and Paul GroesseEdwin B. Willis and Jack D. Moore
1949 B&WThe HeiressHarry Horner and John MeehanEmile Kuri
1948 ColorThe Red ShoesArthur LawsonHein Heckroth
1948 B&WHamletCarmen DillonRoger K. Furse
1947 ColorBlack NarcissusAlfred Junge
1947 B&WGreat ExpectationsWilfred ShingletonJohn Bryan
Best Interior Decoration
YearMovieInterior Decorators
1946 ColorThe YearlingCedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse, and Edwin B. Willis
1946 B&WAnna and the King of SiamWilliam S. Darling, Lyle WHeeler, Thomas Little, and Frank E. Hughes
1945 ColorFrenchman’s CreekHans Dreier, Ernst Fegte, and Samuel M. Comer
1945 B&WBlood on the SunWiard Ihnen and A. Roland Fields
1944 ColorWilsonWiard Ihnen and Thomas Little
1944 B&WGaslightCedric Gibbons, William Ferrari, Paul Huldschinsky, and Edwin B. Willis
1943 ColorPhantom of the OperaAlexander Golitzen, John B. Goodman, Russell A. Gausman, and Ira S. Webb
1943 B&WThe Song of BernadetteJames Basevi, William S. Darling, and Thomas Little
1942 ColorMy Gal SalRichard Day, Joseph Wright, and Thomas LIttle
1942 B&WThis Above AllRichard Day, Joseph Wright, and Thomas Little
1941 ColorBlossoms in the DustCedric Gibbons, Urie McCleary, and Edwin B. Willis
1941 B&WHow Green Was My ValleyCedirc Gibbons, Nathan H. Juran, and Thomas Little
1940 ColorThe Thief of BagdadVincent Korda
1940 B&WPride and PrejudiceRichard Day and Paul Groesse
1939Gone with the WindLyle Wheeler
1938The Adventures of Robin HoodCarl J. Weyl
1937Lost HorizonStephen Goosson
1936DodsworthRichard Day
1935The Dark AngelRichard Day
1934The Merry WidowCedric Gibbons and Fredric Hope
1932/33CavalcadeWilliam S. Darling
1931/32TransatlanticGordon Wiles
1930/31CimarronMax Ree
1929/30King of JazzHerman Rosse
1928/29The Bridge of San Luis ReyCedric Gibbons
1927/28The DoveWilliam Cameron Menzies
1927/28
TempestWilliam Cameron Menzies
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