Posts Tagged ‘set design’

Mobiles on the set of a Seekers concert, 1968

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Beautiful. Why are things so overdone now? This was a great set. 1968, BBC, London.

[Sorry about the ads; being allergic to advertising I have ad blocker and never see ads, but I’m told there’s advertising on this one.]

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Midcentury modern hospital: House MD

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

My sister, an emergency pediatric doctor, can’t watch House M.D. because she says the medicine is either wrong or stupidly farfetched, and I feel the same way about the decor. What is all that pricey midcentury modern design doing in a hospital? Wouldn’t those little Eileen Gray side tables in the corridor be stolen in about five minutes?

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Used future: Serenity

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

The term “used future” was coined by George Lucas to describe the unkempt reality of life in outer space, specifically Han Solo’s dingy Millennium Falcon. Serenity, the film by Joss Whedon that concludes his cancelled sci-fi TV series Firefly, shares this worn-spaceship realism.

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