I took a lot of time to think about the trolls, how intelligent they were, what sort of materials they would use, and how their houses would vary depending on the materials at hand.
|Early sketches and reference|
|Front and back views of different house types, a sample interior|
I chose a blade shape for the roof because simple shapes tend to better reflect the atmosphere of their surroundings. In the forest it feels serene, in the city it feels more imposing.
Here are some early sketches: