Interiors – A Single Man

A Single Man starts and ends inside George’s house, and much of the film is set within the interior spaces. The house is a John Lautner home, the Schaffer Residence, which was designed in 1949 for the parents of an assistant. The Schaffer Residence is a small two-bedroom, two-bathroom home on a quarter-acre (1,698 square feet) site. The house features an open floor plan and is constructed entirely out of steel, glass, redwood and concrete…

Excerpted from Interiors Volume 21. Find out more about the journal at their site here.

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Inside the Movies

The online journal Interiors combines film theory and architectural design precision to explore one film a month. Click through to see fan favorites from Beauty and the Beast to Raging Bull diagrammed.

Interiors – The Shining

The audience is immediately presented with this space is detached from civilization; there are only a handful of scenes that take place outside of the walls over the hotel. It’s within this controlled space that Kubrick sets his film....