Paula Benson

Exclusive! An original ‘2001’ Djinn chair from Kubrick’s film set has emerged and settles a debate

A rare, original Djinn chair from the actual film set of Kubrick's masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) has just...

#FFFind: The picture of woman with afro in The Shining

We've had several requests to investigate the story behind the pictures of captivating black women with afros in Kubrick's The Shining. These pictures hang in Dick Hallorann's (Scatman Corothers)...

To all the teals I’ve loved before

The Netflix original film To All The Boys I've Loved Before (based on the New York Times best-selling book by Jenny Han) launches globally on Friday August 17. The director of this teen romance, Susan Johnson...

Life imitates art: 6 key artefacts in Blade Runner 2049 and the hidden stories they tell.

Contains spoilers! I was delighted to give a talk at a recent screening of Blade Runner 2049 hosted at the stunning The Conran Shop showroom in...

#FFFind: Trish’s kitchen pendant lights in Jessica Jones

In Netflix Marvel's Jessica Jones Season 2, we couldn't help but notice Trish Walker has a trio of distinctive lights which hang with poise and grace in her kitchen...

#FFFind: Trish’s bedroom wallpaper in Jessica Jones

Our latest #FFFind (Film and Furniture find) is for a reader who asked us if we could track down the eye-catching, elegant wallpaper in Trish Walker's apartment in Marvel's...

From Batman to Big Little Lies: Interior inspiration from film sets and how to get the look from the high street

We took a well overdue look around the dwell furniture store in London’s Tottenham Court Road this week and...

The Newcastle Film Festival – and your chance to own a piece of Newcastle cinema history

Film festivals pop up all over the world but when a new film festival in the British city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne was announced, I sat up...

Seeing red or tickled pink? The colour of the Djinn chairs in 2001: A Space Odyssey

The Djinn chairs in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) are one of the most iconic chair designs to ever grace the big screen. To...

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