With a multilayered plot that pits human against AI, Garland’s psychological drama unfolds through strong characters, subtle dialogue and machine code. Needing strong yet elegant screen graphics to help tell the story, the art department asked us to design a series of credible

‘near future’ interface designs. Working with Garland’s team, we rooted our concepts in current trends in OS design and programming to create an operating system that felt right for the story’s multibillionaire genius programmer who designed both the OS and the AI.