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40 years on, pop culture can’t stop referencing the Overlook Hotel carpet

Isolating with your family can take its toll and such was true for Jack, Wendy and Danny Torrance. How appropriate then, that half the...

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...

The 2019 round-up: Film and Furniture’s most read features

2019 has been another action-packed year at Film and Furniture HQ. This, the year that Blade Runner was set was also the year we were crowned Best Design Inspiration...

The Film and Furniture festive gift guide 2019

Do you have someone in your life who loves film, furniture and design? Please allow us to be of service! May we present our carefully curated gift guide with a twist - homeware, barware,...

Doctor Sleep review round-up (and how The Shining sequel honours our favourite carpet)

Doctor Sleep directed by Mike Flanagan hit the big screens last week. We sat in our plush Screen on The Green cinema seats on...

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...

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...

6 references to The Shining in the Doctor Sleep trailer

When Warner Bros released the trailer to Doctor Sleep we were eager to investigate if it featured the venerated Hicks Hexagon carpet made famous by Kubrick's The Shining. We...

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