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...

Inspiring home office tours: BattleBots founder Greg Munson

Everyone's talking about WFH (Working From Home) but when it comes to film fans and design lovers, we've discovered some truly inspiring homes and intriguing home offices: After BattleBots...

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

Update March 2020: Although the exhibition discussed below is closed due to the ongoing health concerns of Covid-19 the exhibition is now available to view online and the accompanying...

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...

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