The author of the extraordinary scenography of Spazio 1999 was Keith Wilson.

Keith George Wilson (19 September 1941 – 6 July 2011) was an award-winning production designer who began work at AP Films, working as art assistant on Fireball XL5 (1963) and many other Gerry Anderson productions to follow. As a production designer he created all the futuristic sets for Space: 1999 (1975–77) and Star Maidens (1976). He died on 6 July 2011.



  • The Sorella bedside lamp, designed by Guzzini.
  • The Pileo floor lamps, designed by Gae Aulenti for Artemide in 1972.
  • The Lucciola desk lamp, designed by Fabio Lenci for iGuzzini in 1971.
  • The Tizio desk lamp, designed by Richard Sapper for Artemide in 1972.
  • The Tatu lamp, designed by André Ricard for Metalarte in 1972.


  • Koenig sat in a Domani chair, made by the German company Odo Close in 1972.
  • The Gaudi chair. Other white resin chairs include the Selene and the Vicario. Many of these chairs were designed by Vico Magistretti for Artemide. The Toga, seen in Koenig’s office and Travel Tubes, was designed by Sergio Mazza for Artemide. There are also appearances by the famous Eames “Aluminium Group” chairs, and the small Efebo, designed by Stacy Dukes for Artemide.
  • The Elda Chair by Joe Columbo (1963) appears in Living Quarters, and the Croton ship in Dorzak
  • The Rodica Chair by Mario Brunu for Comfort (1968) appears in Living Quarters, andthe Croton ship in Dorzak
  • The Ribbon Chair by Pierre Paulin (1966) is another chair that appears in Living Quarters, and the Dorcon ship in The Dorcons.
  • The Swany sofa by Hugues Steiner (1969) appears in the Zoref’s Living Quarters, on Betha in The Last Enemy and in the Croton ship in Dorzak.
  • The Eagle pilot seats also appear on Alpha, usually as examining seats in Medical(they are dentist seats in reality). Sometimes they have a beige fabric cover.
  • The Ditzel bar stool, designed by Nanna Ditzel for Domis Danica, often appears in Living Quarters, and other examples appear in the Daria, Gwent and Ultima Thule.

Desks, tables and shelving

  • The Jarama desk, designed by Alberto Rosselli for Saporiti, appears next to the travel tube doors.
  • There are several designs of table that appear frequently, including this Mezzatessera, in the Command Office. Many were designed by Vico Magistretti for Artemide.
  • The Demetrio 45 stacking table, designed by Vico Magistretti for Artemide, is a low table that often appears stacked forming shelves.
  • The Bisterfeld + Weiss shelves appear mounted on walls.
  • The Z-27 Etagere by Renato Zevi.


  • The Boby storage cart, designed by Joe Colombo.
  • The Giano Vana Ruote telephone table, and Giano ash tray, designed by Emma
  • Gismondi Schweinberger for Artemide.
  • The contour bed/lounger appeared in living quarters.
  • The Ergastolo screen, designed by Walter Eichenberger for Artemide.
  • This Melpomene hat-stand appeared in living quarters.



  • This desk container was designed by Pio Manzu for Kartell.
  • The Visible Man and Woman were plastic model kits that Helena displayed on her desk or in her quarters.
  • The electric typewriter is a Triumph-Adler Gabriele 2000. It appears in living quarters in Force Of Life and Dragon’s Domain. A similar model appears in Koenig’s quarters in
  • The Exiles. Thanks to Marcus Lindroos.
  • This alarm clock seen in Zoref’s quarters is a Sanyo RM5430 from 1972.
  • The Decimo Timemachine calculator is seen in Command Center.
  • The Divisumma 18 calculator is used as a translator.
  • The orange stacked Hampa-Pak picnic trays are frequently seen.
  • Gustavberg salad bowls are oddly stored in the Eagle passenger module.
  • Mirror often in Medical, then traded by Taybor.
  • Cups of several styles.
  • The telescope (and thermal lance) is a Japanese Eikow STH4000 or STH5000 telescope.
  • The oscilloscopes are the British-made “Advance Instruments” OS250 oscilloscopes.
  • Helena’s transparent medical case (see in Matter of Life and Death and later), was a 1973 “Officio” attaché case, from the Dutch company Gunther Lambert.
  • Eero Aarnio’s 1967 fibreglass chair


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