the shining

Recreating the Overlook Hotel – a set decorator’s journey

The secluded Overlook Hotel in Kubrick's The Shining is the embodiment of fear and fascination, and has etched itself into the brain of many a film fan. Following our...

Inspiring office tours: Post Production studio Creative Outpost channel The Shining

If you're looking to make a memorable design statement in your office and firmly cement your company in the mind of any visitor, then...

40 years on, pop culture can’t stop referencing the Overlook Hotel carpet

Isolating with your family can take its toll and such was true for Jack, Wendy and Danny Torrance. How appropriate then, that half the...

Spook Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Torrance

The Overlook Hotel will captivate us forever... and ever... and ever. Playwright, theatre director and former film critic Maurice Leslie shares his thoughts on the forthcoming 10-part Overlook TV series, based on the iconic...

Join the most stylish of bar crawls as we sample the best whiskey glasses in film

The design and style of glassware in the movies can transcend period, genre and galaxy. We invite you to join us on a bar...

The 2019 round-up: Film and Furniture’s most read features

2019 has been another action-packed year at Film and Furniture HQ. This, the year that Blade Runner was set was also the year we were crowned Best Design Inspiration...

Doctor Sleep review round-up (and how The Shining sequel honours our favourite carpet)

Doctor Sleep directed by Mike Flanagan hit the big screens last week. We sat in our plush Screen on The Green cinema seats on...

The film world’s gone mad about The Shining* and Doctor Sleep (*with good reason)

Unless you've had your head stuck in a wood-splintered door or been frozen in a maze, you'll have noticed that the heat is on...

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...

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