Memorable film sets in miniature! The ‘Archiset’ film-set art series by Federico Babina

Updated 30.5.18 Italian born, Barcelona based Federico Babina is as obsessed with production design, interiors and furniture as we are...

How Blade Runner combines a multi-cultural past with a retro-fitted present (plus details on those iconic whiskey glasses)

Blade Runner Guest Feature By Matt Cole, Creative Director at Branded Content agency Drum,...

Sci-Fi weekend at the British Museum: 28-30 August

The BFI's blockbuster Sci-Fi season: Days of Fear and Wonder kicks off next weekend with outdoor screenings at the British Museum which include The Day the Earth Caught Fire...

UKs largest open air cinema

The Luna Cinema hosts open air cinema in some rather splendid settings - from London parks to country manor houses and castles, via swimming pools, theatres and ruined abbeys. They promise state of the art...

The Incredibles – Mid Century Modernism exemplified

The Incredibles (2004) an action-packed story of a family of superheroes living an incognito suburban existence, may be animation but the attention to detail in the sets and production...

KnollStudio Platner chairs & tables take an unusual star turn in Bond, Quantum of Solace.

Guest Feature: Justin Pratt, Manager KnollStudio UK and InternationalAs Mies once said “it is almost easier to build a skyscraper  than a chair”. There...

All the fun of the fair

Many great movies have captured the allure of funfairs: Disney's Pinocchio (1940), Brighton Rock (1947), The Third Man (1949), Saturday Night Sunday Morning (1960), Big (1988), Despicable Me (2010), Take This Waltz (2011) and not forgetting Grease (1978). As an article...

Wassily lounge chair

The Wassily lounge chair designed by Marcel Breuer (currently produced by Knoll) crops up in Nine 1/2 Weeks and X-Men: First Class. While an apprentice at the Bauhaus, Marcel Breuer conceived this first tubular chair, which he based on the...

The prop store helping Hollywood films turn back time

Here's a short report on the BBC News website on the 'History for Hire' warehouse in LA which has rented out vintage props to movie-makers for films as diverse...

Book launch – The Making of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Fifty years after its conception, Taschen have launched a limited edition book devoted to 2001: A Space Odyssey.Limited to 1,500 copies, this landmark edition has been made in...

Colour themes in movie sets

An interesting resource for analysing colour themes in movie sets and production design: Movies In Color. Use them in your interior mood boards!

Back to the Future with Secret Cinema

Tickets went on sale today (5.6.14) for Secret Cinema's Back to the Future with the organisers promising us a recreation of the fictional town of Hill Valley - the setting for the 1985 movie. Secret...

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