the shining

#FFFind: The picture of woman with afro in The Shining

We've had several requests to investigate the story behind the pictures of captivating black women with afros in Kubrick's The Shining. These pictures hang in Dick Hallorann's (Scatman Corothers)...

Make your home shine… Presenting The Shining officially licensed luxury rugs and runners

In Kubrick’s seminal horror film The Shining (starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall as Jack and Wendy Torrance) the psychic hotel cook Dick Hallorann...

Valentines gift ideas with a difference: 10 red objects in movies to fall in love with

Nothing gets our hearts beating faster than spotting a gorgeous piece of furniture, lighting or homeware in a movie. While often considered secondary to...

Film and Furniture Top 10 features – the 2017 round-up

It's been an action packed year at Film and Furniture HQ. As 2017 comes to a close we take a look back at our Top 10 most popular features...

Checkmate! The story behind Kubrick’s carpet in The Shining revealed

Updated 30.5.18 Film and Furniture regulars will know one of the original inspirations for this very website was the hexagonal patterned carpet in The Shining's...

Film and Furniture competition: Win this 10-disc Kubrick box set on Blu-Ray!

This competition is now closed (as of midnight 13 August 2016).You all clearly love your Kubrick movies as much as we do, as we...

Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick: Immersive, intense, inspirational

What a brilliant idea Mo’Wax and UNKLE founder, artist and musician James Lavelle had in conceiving the unique exhibition Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick. Currently at London's Somerset House, a...

Which films do designers find the most inspiring?

Design Week asked Film and Furniture founder Paula Benson "Which films do designers find the most inspiring?". Here's her response:Kubrick’s 2001 A Space Odyssey is at the core of...

The Power of Pattern: The carpet in The Shining / a chat with Patternity

I'm fascinated by pattern. As a matter of fact, the inspiration behind Film and Furniture was the famous patterned carpet in the corridor of...

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