Cover A movie still from The French Dispatch, a new film directed by Wes Anderson Timothée Chalamet and Lyna Khoudri in the film The French Dispatch (Photo: Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures, 2021 20th Century Studios)

Go from reel to real—recreate elements of Wes Anderson’s richly imagined cineverse in your home by taking decor cues from the retro palette of The French Dispatch movie

This article was first published on June 18, 2020, and was recently updated on December 8, 2021. 

Additional reporting by Cheryl Lai-Lim. 


Film director Wes Anderson's technicolour cine-verse is beautiful to behold—and offers ample decor inspiration for design enthusiasts. His newest film, The French Dispatch, is no exception—having premiered during the Cannes Film Festival, the long-awaited film chronicles the production of the final issue of an American magazine, set in a fictional French city awash in technicolour hues and featuring various iconic mid-century furniture pieces.

In anticipation of the movie's release in Singapore, we pick out colourful furnishings and decorative pieces that embody a tinge of the American film director's inimitable aesthetic.

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1. Molteni&C Round D.154.5 chair by Gio Ponti, from P5

2. Walter Knoll Bao C armchair by EOOS, from Royal Interiors

3. Dhala table lamp by Luca Nichetto, from Stellar Works

4. Doric side tables by Bina Baitel, from Roche Bobois

Available from Roche Bobois

5. Fendi Casa Conrad armchair, from Da Vinci Lifestyle

Available from Da Vinci Lifestyle

6. Louis Poulsen Toldbod pendant light, from Grafunkt

Available at Grafunkt

7. JH97 lounge chair by Jaime Hayon, from Fritz Hansen

8. Saba Italia Rendez-Vous sofa by Sergio Bicego

Available at P5 Studio

9. B&B Italia Spool small tables by Piero Lissoni, from Space Furniture

Available at Space Furniture

10. Morro coffee table by Kelly Wearstler

Available at kellywearstler.com

11. Cassina Bowy outdoor low tables by Patricia Urquiola, from Space Furniture

Available at Space Furniture

12. Delaunay rug by Greg Natale

Available at gregnatale.com

13. Polar vase by Greg Natale

14. E15 Shiraz sofa by Philipp Mainzer and Farah Ebrahimi, from P5 Studio

15. Arflex Leafo chair by Jaime Hayon, from Space Furniture

Available at Space Furniture

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