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Film set graphic glories for sale; from Star Trek control panels to a Jurassic Park leaflet

Having a graphic design background, I often find my gaze lingering over graphic pieces in films like control panels and signage as well as...

Five out of the ordinary places to watch films in London this summer

Design My Night have a great listing of unusual and entertaining ways to watch film in and around London this summer.For example, The Motion Picture Supper club screen movies...

The scene would be nowt with the chair taken out: Saarinen’s Womb chair in Down With Love

Eero Saarinen's Womb Chair was designed in 1948 in response to Florence Knoll's request to create a chair "that is like a basket-full of...

Because it’s Saturday night – The mirror ball in Saturday Night Fever

The disco ball in Saturday Night Fever (1977) is an everlasting icon. I went to a very smart house party last Saturday and the...

Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange : Brutalism in exteriors, interiors and a quilt.

Guest Feature by Christian Anderson-Ramshall, Head of Digital Production for Virgin.com. (Details on where to find specific pieces from A Clockwork Orange are featured...

The scene would be nowt with the chair taken out: Flashdance

A bit of Friday fun for you and another example where this film scene from Flashdance would be less iconic without a chair (and some water!). Watch the clip...

We talk fantasy, 3D printing and Fifty Shades of Grey with one of Hollywood’s biggest set designers: C. Scott Baker

The creative 'tour de force' C. Scott Baker has designed sets for some of...

Elliot’s rainbow window blind in Spielberg’s ET, The Extra Terrestrial

Following a reader's request to find the rainbow blind in Elliot's bedroom in ET (1982), it's been a bit of a goose chase to...

The scene would be nowt with the chair taken out: Ox Chair in Austin Powers

With a distinctive head rest reminiscent of ox horns, the Ox Chair is an iconic modern classic by Danish designer Wegner, created in 1960....

Journey into the heart of Game of Thrones’ Winterfell, Dragonstone, Vaes Dothrak in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland, one of the key filming locations for HBO’s Game of Thrones series has really gone to town...

Film sets, furniture and props get a second lease of life thanks to salvage company Dresd

Working directly with major film, television and production companies, Dresd give film sets a new lease of life after the crew and stars have...

Minion Yellow: Pantone’s first colour to be influenced by a movie

The Pantone Color Institute have launched a new colour: Minion Yellow - the first hollywood-influenced official colour created in honour of the cheeky characters in Universal Pictures and Illumination...

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