True luxury living means lounging like an A-lister. Does your space have the Hollywood look? If you’ve got a millionaire’s taste, but not the flashy budget, there are still ways to decorate your home like a celebrity. Whether you love black-and-white minimalism like Cameron Diaz or prefer the upscale artsiness of John Mayer, you can create your dream room with gorgeous designer replicas. Need some inspiration? Spark your imagination with these furniture pieces imitated from our favourite Hollywood movies.
Michael Newman (Adam Sandler) fast forwarding through life on an Eames Chair
Eames Lounge Chair by Ray & Charles Eames (1956) in Click (2006)
What’s more delightful than Adam Sandler in “Click”? Finding the Eames lounge chair used in the set of his living room! The chair is upholstered from rich brown leather and is classically designed, offering a seamless addition to your office or den. It exudes traditional craftsmanship, while suggesting a relaxing vibe, so you can fully savour the indulgence of high-end furniture.
Barbara Novak (Renée Zellweger) in her cheerful New York apartment in 1962
Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen (1946) Down With Love (2003)
We all loved Renee as a sassy feminist in the film, “Down with Love”. Now you can emulate her confident style with some womb chairs, a chic 60’s-inspired design, from her character’s lavish New York apartment. Today’s home decor trends are fiercely embracing vintage accents within crisp, open spaces.
Why so serious? Bruce Wayne/Batman (Christian Bale) with his butler and confidant Alfred Pennyworth (Michael Caine)
AJ Floor Lamp by Arne Jacobsen (1960) in Batman The Dark Knight (2008)
Channel your inner Bruce Wayne with his billionaire bachelor taste. These sophisticated floor lamps by Arne Jacobsen (used in Bruce’s mansion) offer a contemporary architectural feel, lending some masculine energy to the room. Floor lamps are currently a major decor trend-- and inadvertently, a clever way of decorating your home with some Hollywood flair.
Tom Hansen (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) the hopeless romantic finally finding his other half?
Barcelona Pavilion Chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1929) in 500 Days Of Summer (2009)
Everyone has a soft spot for Joseph Gorgon-Levitt as a love-sick charmer. You can embrace the theme of Hollywood love by arranging your furniture around this distinguished pavilion chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Romance will certainly be in the air!
No Platner Armchairs were harmed in this movie (well at least that’s what we hope!)
Platner Armchair by Warren Platner (1966) in James Bond Quantum of Solace (2008)
You don’t need to be a 007 agent to enjoy the high life. This Platner armchair by Warren Platner used for the set in “Quantum of Solace” sets the standard for elite living. It features a central transparent panel along the back and trendy cylindrical base for a modern touch. At the heart of its design, you get all the flash and pizzazz of Bond-style upholstery, minus the bang of its price tag, of course.
Amanda Woods (Cameron Diaz) visiting a home swap website for her “holiday” getaway
EA Office Chair by Ray & Charles Eames (1958) in The Holiday (2006)
Feeling chic? If you adore clean, sophisticated designs, you’ll swoon over the EA office chair featured in Cameron Diaz’s romantic comedy flick, “The Holiday”. It’s beautifully showcased in the scene when her character, Amanda Woods scopes out destinations on a home swap website. And unlike her character, you’ll never want to swap homes when you’ve got furniture of this caliber.