early history of nausicaa: miyazaki was fascinated with beauty and the beast. this shifted to a princes in a castle with a crazy father, connected with the concept of the windrider, and eventually became nausicaa.
So I heard you like backgrounds. From up on Poppy Hill. Directed by Gorō Miyazaki, scripted by Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa, and produced by Studio Ghibli. From Up on Poppy Hill (Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack)
OMIGOD MY TWO FAVORITE THINGS GHIBLI AND NOUVEAU! Pixiv user marlboro creates richly detailed portraits of the characters from Hayao Miyazaki's films. Each art nouveau-flavored illustration is packed with images and symbols from each movie.