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Primitive Culture: A Star Trek History and Culture Podcast

Dec 4, 2019

Rick Sternbach on designing Star Trek’s future.

As senior illustrator on The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager, Rick Sternbach shaped the look of Star Trek’s 24th century. He contributed to the design of the titular Cardassian space station, was responsible for the USS Voyager’s smooth cetacean...

Sep 12, 2017

Star Trek’s Design Influences.

Matt Jefferies, designer of the original Starship Enterprise, was less than complimentary when he saw its 24th-century incarnation in Star Trek: The Next Generation: “Gene asked me how I liked the show, and I said that he had taken the bridge of my ship and turned it into the lobby of...