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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...

Furniture or art? Seminal furniture pieces from Jacques Tati’s ‘Mon Oncle’ now available

Jacques Tati’s furniture from Mon Oncle was honoured at this year's Design Miami and select pieces are now available...

Downton Abbey: A royal visit calls for a mini makeover

Downton Abbey graces the big screen as from Friday (13th September) with firm favourites Dame Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary...

2001: A Space Odyssey exhibition to open at The Museum of Moving Image, New York

Last month we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and last year we celebrated the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space...

6 TV show filmsets reimagined with the interior design trends of 2019

Perception is a curious thing. Have you ever met a barely-recognisable friend after years apart, but felt at home the moment you hugged? There’s an emotional explanation, of course....

Dapper design and decor in Almodovar’s Pain and Glory

Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz star in Pedro Almódovar's Pain and Glory (Spanish: Dolor y Gloria) and although Almódvar says it's not autobiographical, it partly is! The film even features...

6 references to The Shining in the Doctor Sleep trailer

When Warner Bros released the trailer to Doctor Sleep we were eager to investigate if it featured the venerated Hicks Hexagon carpet made famous by Kubrick's The Shining. We...

Creating an interior mise-en-scène: The relationship between interior design, production design and film

Who amongst us has not been seduced by the illusory world of film – the sets, the atmosphere, the...

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