Interiors in movies play a significant role: they serve to reveal the character's emotional truth and immerse in an authentic sense of time. From The Art Deco of the 1920s of Great Gatsby to modern classics of Sex and the City and The Devil Wears Prada, in the selection of the Vremena Goda Galleries you’ll find a few interesting design tricks from different eras.
The Great Gatsby (2013)
This movie can serve as a tutorial on Art Deco style. The space design embodies the optimism as well as the romantic mood of the protagonist. The living room turned out light and airy; it is decorated with a luxurious chandelier, exquisite candlesticks and table lamps. The interior has moldings, a lot of wood, golden elements and textiles - bright carpets, decorative pillows and light curtains.
Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky (2009)
The film tells about the love affair of Gabrielle Chanel and the composer Igor Stravinsky. In the story, Coco invites the musician to stay at her country house. In the movie, the designer is asked: "Don’t you like the color, Mademoiselle Chanel?" She replies: "Only when he is not black." The house is made in a single monochrome color scheme, but it does not look boring thanks to geometric prints, contrasting and laconic decor like black moldings on a white wall.
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
The interior of the office of Miranda Priestley, Chief Editor of the Podium magazine, is decorated stylishly and laconically: light walls, a glass desk, light chairs with thin legs. The decor involves a small accent mirror, vases, and photo frames which all walls are lined with.
A Single Man (2009)
The film was directed by designer Tom Ford, it was his debut work in cinema. The strict and masculine interior reflects heart-ache of George, the protagonist, who has lost a loved one. The interior is full of wood, glass and greenery. It makes a modern interpretation of the famous House Above the Falls by architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
Sex and the City (2008, 2010)
“I am cheating on fashion with furniture,” says Carrie Bradshaw in the second part of Sex and the City. In the feature-length films, we can see Carrie in the apartment where she lives with Mr. Big. According to the plot, Carrie herself designed the space, so the design perfectly reflects her character. The interior came out in the style of modern classics, with Art Deco elements. The clear lines of the furniture are in harmony with bright textiles and catchy details such as unusual vases and lamps.