The art of cinema often lends a huge influence on home design and furnishings. Whether it's classic scenes from the golden age of cinema recalling the best ways to design and lay out an interior, or the popular imagery of movie stars themselves, the relationship between cinema and home-styling is distinct.
Thinking about the influence of art and film on the home is a fascinating subject to explore. Many of us draw inspiration and creative ideas from all sorts of artistic platforms. Cinema and the world of the movies is one of the most rewarding. Here are a few areas from the movies to consider.
Lights, camera, action! Lighting is a key area in the movies, and the same is true for home decor. Planning out the best look for your own ongoing moving story - or life as we may choose to call it! - is an essential requirement.
Progressive and highly stylized ceiling lighting is a great way to go for that wide-angled cinematic look. Pendant lighting such as the Asteria Pendant Light by Umage is dignified and elegant, and brings a sophisticated effect recalling the bespoke interiors of the smartest of movie characters. Ideal for highlighting a charming offering of dinner on a well-made table.
Iconic classic movie stars don't get much bigger than the screen siren herself Marilyn Monroe. Introduce your home to the star's look with the Marilyn Monroe Cushion.
The brand Malini have featured the star's face over a superbly made cushion. Bringing the star quality of the screen legend into the home, the fantastic cushion has the iconic image woven into the fabric itself. Luxuriously comfortable, the cushion is filled with a great quality fibre pad. Bringing the star's instantly recognisable visage into the home, the cushion looks brilliant on sofa, bed or chairs.
Getting in Frame
The camera is at the heart of the cinema. The image is above everything else, and it is the camera that records that image. Celebrate the power of the picture in the home with the above Acrylic Magnetic Clear Photo Frames. Produced beautifully by XL Boom, the frames are perfect whether you're thinking of housing photographic prints or movie stills.
The two sides of the frames are made with attached magnets. Simply draw one side away from the other and place your photo print inside. This classic version of real time cropping will produce the perfect framing system. The minimalistic and ultimately super stylish frames are great for displaying imagery in the home. Available in a range of sizes, the frames are another way to instill the power of the image into the home.