Design and 007
For 50 years James Bond had shaken and stirred the decorative arts. There’s his fashion: Savile Row to Prada, Armani and Ford, not to mention the various bathing costumes over the decades. There’s also the incredible gadgetry—weapons in watches, car submarines, not to mention the makeshift from found materials. Then there’s the incredible architecture and interior design, much of it modern, and most of it eye-popping for their periods, such as Atlantis, the underground lair of a baddie in “The Spy Who Loved Me,” the tenth Bond film from 1977.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the franchise, Barbican Centre in London has staged an exhibition celebrating the franchise’s design milestones. Read more here.
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