Lh Design Lovers Guide to Movies with the Best Interior Design


If you have a passion for art and design you will love the movies on this list as much as we do! Selected for their fabulous art direction and set design each of these movies features fabulous interior design and decoration. So settle in your sofa, wrap yourself in your favorite throw and let the inspiration begin!

10 Movies with Inspiring Interior Design and Decor from the 2000s

Fifty Shades of Grey, 2015

This film contains one of the most elegant and refined sets. A magnificent design by the talented Set Decorator Sandy Reynolds-Wasco and Production Designer David Wasco. According to the 50 Shades of Grey’s director, Sam Taylor-Johnson, the intention of this kind of empowering pieces on Mr. Grey’s apartment is to show how different Anastasia and Christian are and how difficult it is for her to get into his world.

Christian Grey's Apartment featuring the Desire Sofa and Chair by KOKET
Christian Grey’s Apartment featuring the Desire Sofa and Chair by KOKET

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The Great Gatsby, 2013

This film is a charm for all those who love art-deco. Set in New York every location offers up sweet pastel colors and glamour. The whole film is quite fun filled with colorful scenery. And oh that wonderful scene at the magnificent Plaza Hotel.

Art deco sitting room design in the Great Gatsby. (Photo Warner Bros. Pictures)
Art deco sitting room design in the Great Gatsby. (Photo Warner Bros. Pictures)

The Aviator, 2005

This is one of those magnificent and charming films as it takes us directly to the glamor of Hollywood. A movie for true design lovers, in every corner you will find luxurious interiors, beautiful furniture, and rich fabrics.

Marie Antoinette, 2006

In this film, we find ourselves in the 90s and captured by the essence of the French queen’s reputation in every way. Historic, extreme, and heavenly chic. A completely extravagant and luxurious film!

Marie Antoinette, 2006 set design interior movies
Marie Antoinette, 2006. (Photo Sony Pictures)

Coco Before Chanel, 2009

Let’s be honest this film is for all design lovers but also for those curious about the fashion world. A film that portrays the life of one of the greatest designers of all time, in which we have a portrait of her Parisian apartment. It shows the old world of France and is extremely rich in realistic details and we can still find many ideas suitable for a luxurious library or a studio.

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A Single Man, 2009

Those who love the 90s will be inspired by the irresistible retro charm of George Falconer’s glasshouse. Tom Ford’s cinematic film takes place in a modern California residence and the lesson of the film is really the simple simplicity that is felt.

American Hustle, 2013

This film is a must for all lovers of the 70s and for all those who love velvet, was it not for their inspiration in the brown corduroy bucket. Here we find beds of internal shrubs, velvet bedspreads, and the cutest pile of fluff.

The Grand Budapest Hotel, 2014

I only have one question, who wouldn’t like to stay at this wonderful and stunning hotel? During the film, a fantastic perception of the changes that the space is undergoing is felt in detail. It should be noted that the attention to detail that Wes Anderson’s films bring to the design of their locations is always incredible to see.

The Danish Girl, 2015

This is a film for all those who seek inspiration for decorating their loft or studio. Here we find the soft tones present in the Nordic Art Nouveau movement that conveys calm, serenity, and elegance.

The danish Girl Interior design movies
The Oscar nominated set of The Danish Girl

Call Me By Your Name, 2017

This film takes us to the most beautiful and sunny landscapes in rural northern Italy. The epitome of faded Italian buona famiglia charm envelopes viewers. As if that were not enough we still have in mind the summer romance inspired by the 80’s aesthetics.

Words by Inês Vidal

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