007 Exhibition: Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

What: Rare costumes, atmospheric sets, gadgets, props, storyboards and original photographs are on show in the exhibition Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style at the Kunsthal Rotterdam. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond franchise, the exhibition presents the craft behind the icon, focusing on the distinctly British luxuriance of the world’s most famous movie brand.

Visited by 007 Travelers: 16 January 2015

007 Travelers highly recommends Designing 007 Exhibition. We introduce over 100 pictures of Rotterdam exhibition, but there is so much more to see, so you should experience it on the spot! This exhibition will move to Madrid, Spain soon. 

Designing 007 next city
Madrid, Spain (6 May – 31 August 2015)       
Where: Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa,
Plaza Colón , 4, Tourist Area: Paseo del Arte, Madrid, Spain 

Designing 007 past cities:
Moscow, Russia (11 June – 7 Sep 2014)
Melbourne, Australia (1 Nov 2013 – 23 Feb 2014)
Shanghai, China (28 Mar – 30 Jun 2013)
Toronto, Canada (26 Oct 2012 – 20 Jan 2013)
London, UK (6 Jul – 5 Sep 2012)

Designing 007 current city:
Rotterdam, The Netherlands (12 Oct 2014– 8 Feb 2015)
Where: Museumpark, Westzeedijk 341
3015 AA Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Situated in the cultural hub of Rotterdam with an average of 180.000 visitors annually, the Kunsthal is one of the leading art institutions of The Netherlands. The Kunsthal was designed in 1992 by the renowned Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas and boasts seven different exhibition spaces covering a total of 4300m2.






When: 12 October 2014 – 8 February 2015
From Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 – 17.00
Sundays and bank holidays 11.00 – 17.00

Admission:
Adults 12€
Groups min. 15 persons 9€
Students under 27 years 9€
Youth 6 to 18 years 2€
Children under 6 years free



007 Travelers had this Designing 007 Hotel package in Mainport by Inntel Hotels.
Make a reservation for this package for only €79 per person via reservations@mainporthotel.com / +31 10 217 5707
* Overnight stay in a king-size City XL room with whirlpool, walk-in shower and mirror-tv
* Live cooking ‘Champagne’ breakfast buffet
* A sophisticated cocktail at cocktail bar ‘on The Rocks’
* Visit to Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style at de Kunsthal
* Designing 007 goodies upon arrival
* Free use of Spa Heaven on the 8th floor including Finnish panoramic sauna, Turkish steam bath, swimming pool and Life Fitness Gym
* ‘The Explorer’ city map with 60 hotspots

Stay tuned for our hotel introduction. See also our interview of Lous van Prooijen, who is the Marketing & Communications Executive in Mainport by Inntel Hotels.

Photos by 007 Travelers

THE BEACH

James Bond’s (Sean Connery) shorts in “Thunderball” (1965)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
James Bond’s (Daniel Craig) swim trunks in “Casino Royale” (2006)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Honey Ryder’s (Ursula Andress) bikini in 
Dr. No” (1962)  
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Bikini made for Jinx (Halle Berry) in “Die Another Day” (2002)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

James Bond’s (Timothy Dalton) goggles in “Licence to Kill” (1989)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

SEAN CONNERY AND ASTON MARTIN DB5 FROM “GOLDFINGER” (1964)

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

TAKE A SELFIE

Mika
Pirita

THE TITLE SEQUENCES

GoldenEye” (1995)

OTHER

A tunnel to GOLD department

GOLD

“Golden Girl” Jill Masterson from “Goldfinger” (1964)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
The gold bullions

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Odd Job’s (Harold Sakata) hat from “Goldfinger” (1964)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Pussy Galore’s (Honor Blackman) golden vest from 
Goldfinger” (1964)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Auric Goldfinger‘s (Gert Fröbe) suit

“No Mr. Bond. I expect you to die”
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Irving G Thalberg Memorial Award for Albert R. Broccoli
Francisco Scaramanga‘s (Christopher Lee) golden gun from 
The Man with the Golden Gun” (1974)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Mr. Bullion’s (Goldie) golden chain in “The World Is Not Enough” (1999)

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

IAN FLEMING

Ian Fleming‘s typewriter
Ian Fleming’s books

M´S OFFICE

M‘s (Bernard Lee) portrait in”The World Is Not Enough” (1999)

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
James Bond’s personal effects

Q BRANCH

Q‘s (Desmond Llewelyn) bag of tricks in 
Licence to Kill” (1989)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Bond (Timothy Dalton) uses Hasselblad camera signature gun in “Licence to Kill” (1989)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Q (Desmond Llewelyn) gives this attache case to Bond (Sean Connery) in 
From Russia with Love” (1963)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Samsonite suitcase full of diamonds and C4 explosives from “Die Another Day” (2002)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Bond’s (Daniel Craig) suitcase and Camille’s (Olga Kurylenko) photo from 
Quantum of Solace” (2008)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Bond special effects supplement from “Casino Royale” (2006)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Q’s (Desmond Llewelyn) plaster cast from “GoldenEye” (1995)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Q’s (Desmond Llewelyn) hot air balloon miniature model 
from “Octopussy” (1983)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Q Boat minature model from “The World Is Not Enough” (1999)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Snooper dog from “A View to a Kill” (1985)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Q’s (Ben Whishaw) equipment and Raoul Silva‘s (Javier Bardem) laptop from
Skyfall” (2012)

CASINO

Tracy di Vicenzo’s (Diana Rigg) and 
James Bond’s (George Lazenby) costumes from 
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” (1969)


FOREIGN TERRITORIES

SAN MONIQUE



Solitaire (Jane Seymour) in “Live and Let Die” (1973)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

CAIRO & KARNAK

Anya Amasova’s (Barbara Bach) and 
James Bond’s (Roger Moore) costumes from 
The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC


CITY IN SPACE

Miniature space suits from “Moonraker” (1979)
Miniatures from “Moonraker” (1979)
Space suit

UDAIPUR JUNGLE

007 (Roger Moore) wears this jacket in Indian jungle in “Octopussy” (1983)

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

SAN FRANCISCO

Miniature of Max Zorin‘s (Christopher Walken) airship from 
A View to a Kill” (1985)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Zorin Industries logos from “A View to a Kill” (1985)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

AFGHANISTAN

Bond (Timothy Dalton) and Kara Milovy (Maryam d´Abo) in jeep minature model,
 “The Living Daylights” (1987)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Bond (Timothy Dalton) and Necros (Andreas Wisniewski) miniature model from 
The Living Daylights” (1987)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

VIETNAM

Bond (Pierce Brosnan) and Wai Lin (Michelle Yeoh) handcuffed together while driving BMW R1200C motorcycle in “Tomorrow Never Dies” (1997)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

RUSSIA, ST PETERSBURG

Russian miniature tank model from “GoldenEye” (1995)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Miniature statue from “GoldenEye” (1995)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

VENICE

Miniature model of sinking palazzo from “Casino Royale” (2006)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

VILLAINS

Raoul Silva’s (Javier Bardem) and 
Severine’s (Bérénice Marlohe) costumes and 
Silva’s computer case in Dead City, “Skyfall” (2012)
Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem) in “Skyfall” (2012)
Raoul Silva’s (Javier Bardem) police hat from “Skyfall” (2012)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Rosa Klebb‘s (Lotte Lenya) costumes from “From Russia with Love” (1963)
Rosa Klebb’s (Lotte Lenya) flick knife shoes, “From Russia with Love” (1963)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Jaws (Richard Kiel) had these teeth in “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977) and in “Moonraker” (1979)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Xenia Onatopp’s (Famke Janssen) costume design from 
GoldenEye” (1995)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

May Day’s (Grace Jones) costume design from 
A View to a Kill” (1985)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Elektra King’s (Sophie Marceau) torture chair and 
costume design from “The World is Not Enough” (1999)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Mollaka’s (Sebastien Foucan) costume design from 
Casino Royale” (2006)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Nick Nack’s (Hervé Villechaize) mask from 
The Man with the Golden Gun” (1974)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Armored suit of Gustav Graves (Toby Stephens
in “Die Another Day” (2002)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Boris Grishenko’s (Alan Cumming) costume design in 
GoldenEye” (1995)
“I’m invincible!”
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Costumes from “Dr No” (1962) and “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977)


ENIGMAS

James Bond (Daniel Craig) and Camille (Olga Kurylenko) in 
Quantum of Solace” (2008)
Camille’s (Olga Kurylenko) costume design from “Quantum of Solace” (2008)

Jinx (Halle Berry) and Verity (Madonna) from “Die Another Day” (2002)
Jinx’s (Halle Berry) costume design from “Die Another Day” (2002)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Jinx’s (Halle Berry) costume design from 
Die Another Day” (2002)

Verity’s (Madonna) costume design from 
Die Another Day” (2002)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Miniature cable car and Holly Goodhead’s (Lois Chiles) from “Moonraker” (1979)
Holly Goodhead’s (Lois Chiles) diary with dart and 
other accessories from “Moonraker” (1979)
Holly Goodhead’s (Lois Chiles) radio handbag and other accessories from 
Moonraker” (1979)

Octopussy’s (Maud Adams) costume in “Octopussy” (1983)

Octopussy’s (Maud Adams) costume in “Octopussy” (1983)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
SKYFALL
Skyfall sign in “Skyfall” (2012)

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Deer statue from “Skyfall” (2012)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

James Bond (Daniel Craig) in “Skyfall” (2012)

Miniature model of Aston Martin DB5 from “Skyfall” (2012)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Burned miniature model of Aston Martin DB5 from “Skyfall” (2012)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Miniature model of AgustaWestland helicopter from “Skyfall” (2012)

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

ICE PALACE

Ice Palace model from “Die Another Day” (2002)

Ice Palace model from “Die Another Day” (2002)

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
James Bond’s (Roger Moore) skiing costumes from
For Your Eyes Only” (1981) and “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC













POP-UP STORE

The Pop-up Store, which accompanies the exhibition, offers a wide range of must have items for the enthusiastic Bond fan. The richly illustrated exhibition catalogue can be purchased exclusively at the Store, which also sells DVDs, posters, fragrances and a range of gadgets for young and old.

Scaramanga’s (Christopher Lee) flying car miniature from 
The Man with the Golden Gun” (1974)

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Miniature airplane from “Goldfinger” (1964)

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Miniature helicopter of Universal Exports from “For Your Eyes Only” (1981)
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
“Golden gun”

 

Visit also NATIONALE-NEDERLANDEN DOUWE EGBERTS CAFÉ, Rotterdam, which is decorated with Bond style.

Citröen 2CV from “For Your Eyes Only” (1981)

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Thank you Rotterdam, welcome Madrid!

See more 007 EXHIBITIONS visited by 007 Travelers here

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