Films & TV
Breakfast at Tiffanys
Director: Blake Edwards
The design of Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) is a wonderful thing to behold. The overall styling and costumes have taken their rightful place in history as true classics, as has the furniture and decor of the sets.
Director: Lasse Hallström
The design of Vianne’s french chocolate shop and kitchen in Chocolat will leave you hungry to recreate some of the ambience in your own kitchen.
Despicable Me/Despicable Me 2
Directors: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
The Minions even have an official Pantone colour named after them: Minion Yellow
Disney Pixar Collection
Director: John Lasseter
A 25 disc set including Toy Story 1, 2 and 3, Bugs Life, Monsters, Inc., Monsters University, Finding Nemo, Incredibles, Cars 1 and 2, Ratatouille, Wall-E, Up, Brave, Pixar Short Films Collection 1 and 2.
Dr No (DVD, BluRay, stream now)
Designer: Ken Adam
Director: Terence Young
The Bond classic featuring stunning sets by Ken Adam
Dr Strangelove DVD
Designer: Ken Adam
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Arguably the greatest black comedy ever made, Stanley Kubrick’s cold war classic is the ultimate satire of the nuclear age. Hugely influential film sets too.
Eames: The Architect and The Painter
Designer: Charles and Ray Eames
Director: Jason Cohn
A must for any design fan, this documentary about husband-and-wife design duo Charles and Ray Eames – two of the 20th Century’s most important designers, investigates their furniture, photography, interiors, multimedia exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys and their personal lives.
Emma (DVD/BluRay/Watch now)
Designer: Kave Quinn
Director: Autumn de Wilde
The latest adaptation of the Jane Austen novel directed by music photographer Autumn de Wilde is a beautiful film with beguiling film sets. Emma follows the story of a girl whole meddles in other people’s love lives (mostly from the perfectly attired realm of her Georgian estate at Hartfield). But when it comes to finding love for Emma herself, she discovers that the love she’s been looking for has been right before her eyes all along.
ET, The Extra Terrestrial
Director: Steven Spielberg
Elliot’s bedroom is a shrine to 80s toys and decor.
Ex Machina (DVD/Blu-ray/On Demand)
Designer: Mark Digby
Director: Alex Garland
A computer programmer visits his tech billionaire boss’s stunning secluded house to determine if his beautiful robot Eva shows signs of AI. Stunning architecture, interiors and design.
Fifty Shades Darker
Director: James Foley
Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Darker, the second chapter based on the worldwide bestselling ‘Fifty Shades’ phenomenon.