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Lair: Radical Homes and Hideouts of Movie Villains

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Winner of the AIGA'S International Competition for Notable Graphic Design.

“It’s both an architecture and movie fan’s dream.” - Los Angeles Times

"Strikingly designed." - Publishers Weekly

“Explores the cinematic tradition of antiheroes with architecturally significant private spaces." - Architectural Digest

“A fascinating gift for that highbrow nerd in your life.” - S
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Hardcover, 290 pages
Published November 5th 2019 by Tra Publishing
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fascinating look at so many aspects of production design, not just architecture.
don't make the mistake of glancing through the pages to look at the photos, because there is a gold mine of information for any film buff, as well as readers interested in mid-century modern architecture and culture.
lots of first-hand accounts from designers that shed light on the production of these masterpieces, with particular gems for Bond lovers (and so much more - there's really nothing extraneous in this
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The architectural plans created by Carlos Fueyo are simply amazing. They showcase not only the how of each Lair but also his imaginative ability, given that many of these locations were film sets or effects driven. This collection of villain hideouts brings the cinematic fantasy into painstaking detail.

Supporting the visual representations are the architectural round tables and interviews that breakdown the villains and their role in each film. You can sense the careful deliberation and analysis
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