Spook Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Torrance

The Overlook Hotel will captivate us forever... and ever... and ever. Playwright, theatre director and former film critic Maurice Leslie shares his thoughts on the forthcoming 10-part Overlook TV series, based on the iconic...

Join the most stylish of bar crawls as we sample the best whiskey glasses in film

The design and style of glassware in the movies can transcend period, genre and galaxy. We invite you to join us on a bar...

The Thonet Chair: How the humblest of chair designs became the hardest-working furniture in film

Fiona Cole investigates how the humble Thonet chair caused a revolution in furniture design and became one of the...

The Boys in the boardroom

Guest author Matt Cole investigates how Superheroes have evolved from do-gooding comic book characters to egomaniacal corporations and how the design of the Vought Seven boardroom in The Boys by Production Designer Dave Blass...

MGM Studios vintage brochure reveals secrets from the past

Film and Furniture acquired a fascinating piece of film history recently – a vintage promotional brochure from MGM Studios (located in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, UK). Dating from the late 1950s,...

6 TV show filmsets reimagined with the interior design trends of 2019

Perception is a curious thing. Have you ever met a barely-recognisable friend after years apart, but felt at home the moment you hugged? There’s an emotional explanation, of course....

Creating an interior mise-en-scène: The relationship between interior design, production design and film

Who amongst us has not been seduced by the illusory world of film – the sets, the atmosphere, the...

How film and TV turned Herman Miller office chairs into domestic icons

From Frasier to Casino Royale and The Simpsons, guest author Oliver Pearson investigates why Herman Miller chairs are considered by film and television to be some of the greatest...

The semiotics of sitcom sofas (or How these iconic couches wormed their way into your memories)

The simplicity of a sitcom concept is part of what makes it successful. Every week (or several times a night once it’s all online)...

Must Watch! The Man in The High Castle chosen by Frances Anderton

Each week we ask a respected film or furniture expert to recommend a film or series that should be on all our 'To Watch' lists. This week our Must Watch is...

Here we go again! Exploring Mamma Mia 2 set decor

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again was a box office hit in the summer of 2018, achieving a UK opening of £9.74 million. A real feel-good musical, the film...

Must Watch! Once Upon A Time In The West chosen by Malcolm Garrett

Each week we ask a respected film or furniture expert to recommend a film to watch or a book to read. This week our Must Watch is chosen by Artistic Director of...

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