Midcentury East furniture show / Seating the stars (part 1)

Midcentury East was a delight yesterday! The newer East London version of the much-loved Modern Shows takes place twice a year at the Goldfinger designed Haggerston School in London...

Red Alert! 2001: A Space Odyssey Djinn chair for sale

We make no apology for mentioning 2001: A Space Odyssey so many times on this site, and today is no exception one of our mid-century furniture contacts has a...

Easy Rider – the link between Dennis Hopper’s art and acting careers.

Dennis Hopper carved out his place in Hollywood history with roles in classic films like Apocalypse Now, Blue Velvet, and True Romance - but...

The Hunger Games featuring DS 600, the longest sofa in the world!

I popped into the Mayfair Design Studio, London recently - the three floor luxury furniture, decoration and accessory showroom, and bumped into a rather stunning DS 600 'Non Stop'...

God is in the details – ‘Barcelona chair’ in Tron: Legacy.

Sexy as hell, an icon of the modern movement and one of my personal favourite pieces - the Knoll Barcelona chair designed by Mies...

Sweet dreams: Sleep in Jack and Wendy’s bed from The Shining or the sleep pod from Prometheus

You can bid for the actual bed slept in by Jack and Wendy (Jack Nicholson & Shelley Duvall) in...

Memorable film sets in miniature! The ‘Archiset’ film-set art series by Federico Babina

Updated 30.5.18 Italian born, Barcelona based Federico Babina is as obsessed with production design, interiors and furniture as we are...

How Blade Runner combines a multi-cultural past with a retro-fitted present (plus details on those iconic whiskey glasses)

Blade Runner Guest Feature By Matt Cole, Creative Director at Branded Content agency Drum,...

The Incredibles – Mid Century Modernism exemplified

The Incredibles (2004) an action-packed story of a family of superheroes living an incognito suburban existence, may be animation but the attention to detail in the sets and production...

KnollStudio Platner chairs & tables take an unusual star turn in Bond, Quantum of Solace.

Guest Feature: Justin Pratt, Manager KnollStudio UK and InternationalAs Mies once said “it is almost easier to build a skyscraper  than a chair”. There...

All the fun of the fair

Many great movies have captured the allure of funfairs: Disney's Pinocchio (1940), Brighton Rock (1947), The Third Man (1949), Saturday Night Sunday Morning (1960), Big (1988), Despicable Me (2010), Take This Waltz (2011) and not forgetting Grease (1978). As an article...

Wassily lounge chair

The Wassily lounge chair designed by Marcel Breuer (currently produced by Knoll) crops up in Nine 1/2 Weeks and X-Men: First Class. While an apprentice at the Bauhaus, Marcel Breuer conceived this first tubular chair, which he based on the...

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