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Curbly's Wall Art Shopping Guide: 20 Design-y Prints for Film and TV Buffs

by Capree K

Curbly's Wall Art Shopping Guide: 20 Design-y Prints for Film and TV Buffs

As a lover of film and TV, this might be my favorite wall art shopping guide so far! It was also really, really, really hard to narrow it down to a mere 20 prints. My suggestion?? Hit up your favorite online marketplace (Etsy, Society6, Cargoh, Supermarket, etc.) and do a search for the shows you love the most. It'll blow your mind. Meanwhile, here are my picks for awesome movie- and TV-inspired prints!   

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How To: Custom Window Films.

by Chris Gardner

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My, my...how paint pens have grown. What used to put out splotchy, oily messes can apparently now produce thin, clean, consistent lines. A beautiful case-in-point: these custom window films from Kate at Design*Sponge. "In our home we needed some window films to provide privacy, but we also wanted them to let light through. using contact paper and a white paint pen, i’ve created some decorative window films that are easy to change, replace,...

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5 Things You Can Make Out of a Film Canister

by DIY Maven

5 Things You Can Make Out of a Film Canister

Film is so last century, which means the canister it comes in possesses a nostalgic quality. Embrace your love of the past--and of film--with these 5 clever projects from Photojojo. Each idea requires some basic equipment to disassemble the canisters to get you started, which includes:

  • empty 35mm film canisters
  • a bottle opener
  • work gloves (optional)
  • mallet (optional, but always fun to use)
  • scissors or tin snips
  • sandpaper

And now for...

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Box Office Decor: Taking Design Cues from the Cinema

by Chris Gardner

 

Box Office Decor: Taking Design Cues from the Cinema

 

The first time I saw A Clockwork Orange (at 13), I was way too young: too young for the content, too young to understand the themes, or even the intricacies of the plot, and too young to recognize it as fine piece of filmmaking (with a remarkable Moog soundtrack). In fact, the only thing I could really appreciate was the insane postmodern interiors of the set décor...From the Korova Milk Bar to the internal shots of the homes to the wildly...

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Check out: Mid-Century Mania!

by Chris Gardner

Scour your local library for a (VHS-only) copy of Mid-Century Mania, an entry from A&E’s series, House Beautiful. This 50-minute docu-showcase looks as if it was completed in the late 90’s (was that REALLY 8 years ago!?), and includes a bit of the basic cable non-fiction cheese and a generic blonde hostess, but the footage makes it more than bearable.

Highlights Include:

Profile of Case Study House #22, "Stahl House":

Check out: Mid-Century Mania!

  • Interview of original architect...

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