Furniture in Films: The New Avengers (sleeper) 1978

Director: Graeme Clifford Set designer: Simon Wakefield First published on my previous blog on 17th August 2010 I’ve meant to do this for a long time because I love movie sets as much as props, wigs and falballas ­čÖé Despite I’m more an Avengers aficionada┬á(Think Emma Peel here, how fascinating she is in ‘A touch […]

Furniture in films: The Quadrifoglio/4 leaf clover (1974) and Pipistrello/bat (1965) lamps (Gae Aulenti)

Designer: Gae Aulenti (for Harvey Guzzini) I can’t think of an object that captures the spirit of the 70’s better than the Quadrifoglio lamp. Recently, I kept catching sight of it in various places. I may have seen it when I was a child while visiting relatives in Italy but one thing is certain, the […]

Manon 70 (1968) Part IV

Manon has met another sugar daddy who knows nothing about the existence of her boyfriend and sends her to La C├┤te d’Azur for a vacation. But hey Manon takes her boyfriend with her and lazies around on a speedboat. Reminds me of that trend called ‘Boyfriend’, Manon has borrowed one of those big thick wooly […]