Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style

Exhibitions - Major Exhibition

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Since 1962, the James Bond films have made an indelible impact on the worlds of art, music, fashion, technology, travel, automotive design, and culture at large. Featuring original costumes, props, models, gadgets, concept artwork, storyboards and other fascinating artifacts, Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style is an unprecedented exploration of the distinctive design, craftsmanship and style of the world's most famous secret agent.

From the moment that Sean Connery uttered that famous name at the beginning of Dr. No in 1962, James Bond captured the world's imagination. In the five decades since he made his first appearance on the big screen, the suave secret agent has not only headlined the most successful franchise in film history, but has made an indelible impact on the worlds of art, music, fashion, technology, travel, automotive design, and culture at large.

Making its North American premiere after its unveiling at the Barbican Centre, London, Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to the Bond franchise, featuring original costumes, props, models, gadgets, concept artwork, storyboards and other fascinating artifacts from the series. Complemented by three accompanying film programmes, special guests and educational workshops, Designing 007 is an unprecedented exploration of the distinctive design, craftsmanship and style of the world's most famous secret agent.