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Bond By Design - Book Preview

4th September 2015

MI6 previews a new hardback from Dorling Kindersley charting 50 years of production and costume design for the 007 films

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Bond By Design gives an exclusive tour through EON Productions' James Bond archives - a treasure trove of set, storyboard, vehicle, gadget and costume designs, many of which have never been published before.

Accessing EON Productions' vast archive of more than 50 years of art and design, featuring the work of legendary Bond film designers such as Ken Adam, Peter Lamont and Syd Cain. The book provides a unique, spectacular and fascinating insight into the longest-running film franchise of all time. Reveals the craft behind the creation of famous sets, such as Stromberg's Atlantis base in THE SPY WHO LOVED ME and Drax's shuttle launch site in MOONRAKER, as well as technical drawings of Bond's gadget-laden Aston Martin DB5. Includes two exclusive, full-colour prints of Bond film designs.

Bond By Design hardcover from DK

Written by Meg Simmonds, EON Productions' Archive Director, Bond By Design reveals each movie's design approach as well as the stories behind individual items. From DR. NO (1962) through to SPECTRE (2015), discover the craft behind some of the most iconic Bond sets, including Stromberg's Atlantis base in THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1977) and Blofeld's Volcano Lair in YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967).

Bond By Design hardcover from DK

The book includes set, storyboard, vehicle, gadget and costume designs by legendary designers including Sir Ken Adam, Syd Cain, Peter Murton, Peter Lamont, Allan Cameron and Dennis Gassner.

Publisher: DK Format: Hardback
Pages: 320pp
Price: £22.75
Release Date: 1st October 2015
ISBN: 978-0241185995

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