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Bond By Design: The Art Of The Bond Films by Meg Simmonds

By: Anders Frejdh
Bond By Design The Art of the James Bond Films
Publication of Bond By Design: The Art of the James Bond Films, a behind the scenes look on the sets for the James Bond film series from EON Productions courtsey of Archive Director Meg Simmonds interviewed here.

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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, it features 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, revealing 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 (1979), as well as technical drawings of Bond's gadget-laden Aston Martin DB5. It also includes two exclusive, full-colour prints of Bond film designs.

Bond By Design also brings the James Bond story right up to date with behind-the-scenes artwork from the newest film, SPECTRE.

Book details:
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: DK
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0241185998
ISBN-13: 978-0241185995
Dimensions: 34 x 25.2 x 3.2 cm

Other James Bond books from DK featured on From Sweden with Love:
>James Bond Ultimate Sticker Collection (November 2015)
>Blood, Sweat and Bond: Behind the Scenes of SPECTRE (October 2015)
>James Bond Encyclopedia - John Cork and Collin Stutz (October 2014)
>Bond on Set: Filming Skyfall - Greg Williams (October 2012)
>James Bond 50 Years of Movie Posters (September 2012)
>The Secret World of 007 - Alastair Dougall (June 2011)
>Bond Villains - Alastair Dougall (September 2010)
>Bond Girls - Alastair Dougall (September 2010)
>The Book of Bond - Alastair Dougall (May 2010)
>Bond Cars and Vehicles - Alastair Dougall (May 2010)
>James Bond Encyclopedia - John Cork and Collin Stutz (October 2009)
>Bond on Set: Filming Quantum of Solace - Greg Williams (October 2008)
>James Bond Encyclopedia - John Cork and Collin Stutz (September 2007)
>The Secret World of 007 - Alastair Dougall (October 2006)
>Bond on Set: Casino Royale - Greg Williams (October 2006)
>The Secret World of 007 - Alastair Dougall (May 2000)

Editor's note:
For more film books featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.

For news on SPECTRE featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.

Visit the official James Bond website for more information.

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Hardback cover for Bond By Design: The Art of the James Bond Films. © 2015 DK. All rights reserved.

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