Iconic Set Design

The Shining’s Overlook Hotel The Shining’s Overlook Hotel remains one of the most disturbing locations in horror. Let’s looks over its history, and how it tells Kubrick’s story… Cinema is full of set designs so beautiful, you almost wish you they were real. Fritz Lang had vast chunks of city built forMetropolis. Joseph Mankiewicz nearly brought […]

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Creepy Nightclubs

Weird but Awesome Those that are drawn to the more creepy side of life will be thrilled to find out that 1920s Paris was obsessed with all things macabre. And that goes for nightclubs, too. During the 20th century, a number of different cabarets opened across the city, complete with gargoyle ceilings, bone chandeliers and […]

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Art Nouveau II

Art Nouveau Is a Philosphy, a Way of Life Art Nouveau is an international philosophy and style of art, architecture and applied art – especially the decorative arts – that was most popular during 1890 — 1910. It was inspired by natural forms and structures, not only in flowers and plants, but also in curved lines. Architects tried […]

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