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...

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...

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...

Behind-the-scenes of Bond: Photographs by Terry O’Neill on show

Behind-the-scenes and on-set photography from the James Bond franchise are about to be on show in a new London exhibition. The late Terry O'Neill captured more 007's than any other...

Frey, Frank and furniture: Highlights from Modernism Week, February 2020

Modernism Week’s signature February festival in Palm Springs, California has now wrapped and what a plethora of architectural and design riches it presented! We...

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...

2020 winners! British Film Designers Guild Awards and Art Directors Guild Awards

Two almost simultaneous gatherings of talented production designers, set decorators and other art department team members happened in London and LA over the weekend...

How a British cathedral and virtual reality informed the design of luxury spaceship Avenue 5

Armando Iannucci’s space sitcom Avenue 5 stars Hugh Laurie as the captain of a luxury spaceship. Set 40 years in the future, the solar...

Competition! Win tickets to MoMI’s 2001: A Space Odyssey exhibition

The fraught relationship between humanity and technology has never been so creatively explored than in Kubrick's masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey - and that...

Spotlight on the 2020 BFDG and ADG Awards: Production design and set decoration nominations

The film awards season is upon us! We shine a spotlight on the production design, art direction and set decoration of the movies which...

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...

Film and Furniture partner with MoMI NY for Kubrick Space Odyssey exhibition

If you ask a film guru (including Christopher Nolan and Martin Scorsese) to cite their favourite film, Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey will...

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