Designing 007: 50 years of Bond style
Exhibition Review / December 30, 2014

Today I decided, together with my husband, to pay a visit to the exhibition “Designing 007: 50 years of Bond style” More than 500 items including costumes, gadgets, props, storyboards and original photographs are on show. Celebrating 50 years of the James Bond franchise, the exhibition focuses on Bond’s influence on art, music, lifestyle, automotive design, travel, technology and fashion over the course of the past five decades. We visited the exhibition at “De Kunsthal”  in Rotterdam, but it has been traveling worldwide so it can be seen in many places around the world. I have been a Bond fan for quite some time, so this show is one I definitely wanted to see. But was it worth the time and money? To be short, no it was not. The show was very small, it took us about 1 hour to get through the whole thing without rushing. There a lot of items on show and of course you can look at them one by one, but face it, I don’t have to see 10 drawings of the same set design to know what they look like. Also there were monitors with clips from movies showing. I noticed a lot…