the shining

The real Overlook Hotel to host a special screening of The Shining

The real location for the Overlook Hotel is rolling out the proverbial red carpet (or maybe they’ll stretch to a red, orange and brown hexagonal carpet) to welcome guests...

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...

Film and Furniture In the Press: Fabric on The Shining rugs and runners

Fabric magazine epitomizes smart London living – celebrating the people, the place and the lifestyle, so we're very happy to have been featured in the December issue. In their article...

#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...

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