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TALES of the DETAILS

The Harry Potter films often fully realized the books on screen in part due to MinaLima, the design duo behind the intricate looks of the props—from letters to maps to books to memories.

London-based designer Miraphora Mina worked on the Potter film franchise from the very beginning: Her first task was making Harry’s Hogwarts acceptance letter for 2001’s Sorcerer’s Stone. She began working with graphic artist Eduardo Lima to craft the many design elements of Harry Potter starting with 2002’s Chamber of Secrets. The duo

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