Paula Benson

5 Ready to Go sofas to hole-up with (and 5 films to match)

We’re all spending more time than ever on our sofas in these unusual times, so we'd better make sure it’s a sofa we love. When you settle down to...

From Eames office to Hollywood filmsets: Jeannine Oppewall is a Mid-century maven

From her first job working with design power duo Charles and Ray Eames to designing outstanding ‘period’ film sets, art director and production designer...

How three contrasting houses in 2020’s Oscar-winning movies would be described by an estate agent.

Bong Joon Ho's Parasite has made history by being the first foreign language film to win Best Picture in...

The film world’s gone mad about The Shining* and Doctor Sleep (*with good reason)

Unless you've had your head stuck in a wood-splintered door or been frozen in a maze, you'll have noticed that the heat is on...

Downton Abbey: A royal visit calls for a mini makeover

Downton Abbey graces the big screen as from Friday (13th September) with firm favourites Dame Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary...

‘Rams’ – a documentary film portrait of one of the most influential designers alive

We don't often discuss documentary films here at Film and Furniture. Rams however is a documentary portrait of Dieter...

The real Overlook Hotel to host a special screening of The Shining

The real location for the Overlook Hotel is rolling out the proverbial red carpet (or maybe they’ll stretch to a red, orange and brown hexagonal carpet) to welcome guests...

Rocketman: An exclusive tour of the film sets and furniture of the Elton John fantasy musical

The larger than life Rocketman follows singer, songwriter, pianist and rock legend Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years - from his early childhood to his early...

Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition has docked at The Design Museum

The eagerly awaited Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition has docked at London’s The Design Museum. It has already been hailed as one of the must-see cultural events of 2019 according...

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