With three three decades of experience in design for music and popular culture, Paula’s FilmandFurniture.com is now the definitive place to discover, source and learn fascinating facts about furniture and décor you spot in film and TV. She will tell just some of the stories behind mid-century furniture on film and TV – and where to buy your own.
Founder and Editor, Film and Furniture
Paula Benson is the Founder and Editor of Film and Furniture. Created for design geeks, film nerds and furniture fans, it has now grown to become the definitive place to discover, source and learn fascinating facts about furniture and décor you spot in film and TV.
With the world’s film studios and the industry’s most respected production designers clambering for Paula to give their films the Film and Furniture treatment, her elaborate blog was crowned “Best Design Inspiration Blog” in the Amara Interior Awards.
From Mexico to Japan, and from UK to USA, Paula has given talks around the world about design, culture, film and furniture, meeting luminaries including Nelson Mandela and King Charles along the way, and has worked with a myriad of colourful rock stars and visionary thinkers.
The design of Kubrick films is her specialist subject. She was responsible for putting the Hicks Hexagon “The Shining” Overlook Hotel carpet firmly back on the map, and after years of painstaking research is now the sole supplier of the officially licensed version of this iconic carpet to the public. She dreams in hexagons.