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The Designs Of Star Wars 10 reasons why they are awesome ♣ essenmitsosse Star Wars didn’t just became famous for its story or special-effects. The role of its groundbreaking designs shouldn’t be underestimated. Here are 10 reasons why the concept arts are masterpieces and what they can teach you about good concept-art.