film set design

Behind the scenes of 2001: A Space Odyssey like you’ve never seen before

Not many people were allowed on to the 1960s live film set of 2001: A Space Odyssey, possibly one of the most influential films...

Celebrating Spring with pastel colours in film sets

To celebrate the joys of Spring we take a look at the very specific pastel colour palette that has become synonymous with this time of year - symbolizing positivity...

A room with a view: Creating the film set exterior views for Marvel’s Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones

Making a film set believable requires the successful collaboration of numerous artists and craftsmen but what we see outside...

How the Art Deco set design of The Great Gatsby embodies the essence of the 1920s (and win the movie!)

Art Deco furniture is experiencing a revival right now. In this guest feature, Hannah Russell - co-founder of online...

Testimonial: “I’m literally in love with your website”

Lovely email arrived out of the blue at F&F towers this week. Glad to be of service! "Hi, I'm literally in love with your website....

Eames furniture in film and the ‘must see’ exhibition at the Barbican

Charles and Ray Eames furniture feature in multiple movies. When film set decorators need to convey a character's good taste and style or when...

A fitting new home for the factory work bench in Les Miserables

Anne Hathaway as the luckless seamstresses Fantine in Les Miserables (2012) confronts her fellow factory workers in a scene in Les Miserables which triggers her ultimate downfall.The scene...

Back To The Future – Lyon Estates Gates

Universal Studios has officially sanctioned “We’re Going Back’s” creation of two pairs of completely accurate, full 1:1 scale “LYON ESTATES” gates as seen in Back to The Future. The gates were meticulously researched and...

Set for Adventure: Guest feature on spy film set design by SpyVibe

Set For Adventure looks at conventions and styles in film set design of the Mystery/Adventure film genre and is one of SpyVibe's most popular features. SpyVibe founder Jason Whiton...

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