Nintendo 64s and Vintage PlayStations as Home Décor
eye-catching home décor. Jeff Farber of Oshkosh, Wis., sells pop-art-style desk and floor lamps fashioned from vintage PlayStations and Nintendo 64s and the like on his Etsy shop Woody6Switch, which are intended to celebrate an era when gadgets ...
June 13, 2015
The Time of Their Lives
The first time I toured Mad Men's set, before the third season, I noticed that many of the knick-knacks and furniture in Don and Betty's suburban Ossining, New York, home looked like they could have been from decades earlier. And that's how Mad Men ...
The Quitters Club: “Let's Give Up on Our Dreams . . . Together!”
At the center of the table — and the event — was a stylish, young-looking man in a tilted fedora and a vintage leather jacket. Justin Cannon has quit all sorts of things — filmmaking, music, their offices as a child and see digital clocks on co ...
March 26, 2015
'Wet' Origami Artist Turns Damp Paper Into Gorgeous Sculptures
Hoang Tien Quyet has been folding paper since he was a little kid. The 27-year-old origami artist from Vietnam uses a lesser-known technique called wet folding to create sculptural animals, mythical creatures and flowers. Pioneered by the late origami ...
May 18, 2015
Kinder Modern Creates Children's Furniture With Fun In Mind
Furniture designers can do some of their most innovative work for their most imaginative consumers: children. Charles and Ray Eames created a cartoonish plywood elephant in 1945 that was (only much later) realized by Vitra in colorful plastic. George ...
May 29, 2015
Eat, drink, bowl in Trumansburg again
But that's the only modern thing about the scoring desk: Bowlers will keep their own scores with pencil and paper score sheets, in keeping with the retro theme of Atlas' bowling experience. The Brunswick Restaurant/bar: Menu features an eclectic ...
March 25, 2015
An Old-Time Grace in Travel Clocks
“There are aficionados for design objects of different eras, especially the '20s and the '70s. They can be very light and without much decoration,” he said. “We're also noticing that the travel clock is not as big in China as a desk clock is. But ...
March 18, 2015
Weekly Roundup of eBay Vintage Home Finds
Want to add some fab, eco-friendly style to ... fab eBay vintage and antique home auctions ending soon. Don't miss the 1950s Rispal floor lamp table, the Tiffany sterling coffee set, the 1960s Knoll desk, the 1920s French sculpture clock, the mid-century ...
July 13, 2015
Vintage videogames for walls
Jeff Farber of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, sells pop-art-style desk and floor lamps fashioned from vintage PlayStations and Nintendo 64s ... makes intricate wall clocks and desk clocks out of old hard drives and motherboards. A few years ago, for example, their ...
July 9, 2015
Retro-style handmade walnut desk clocks by Magszilla
Really nice things, these handmade walnut desk clocks by Magszilla are available online in a variety of designs. The one we are focusing on is the mini square clock in that walnut finish, which has a coating of Danish oil to bring out the colour of the ...
May 6, 2015
Vintage Style Adjustable Desk Lamp
This desk lamp has a dome-shaped head measuring 11-1/4 inches in diameter by 3-1/4 inches in height, with two adjustable points at the base and head. The combination of nickel and dark bronze gives the lamp a sophisticated look. A hi-low switch allows ...
January 4, 2015
Novelty Clocks That Look Like Camera Gear
(Note: The clocks on this list may or may not still be available for purchase.) First, let’s start with some that are inspired by vintage equipment. Here’s one that looks like an old fashion tin type camera:
December 25, 2014
Times Topic: 'Shopping With ...'
“It’s a smart design,” he said, noting that the tiny metal studs that keep the clock stable recall the nailheads on upholstered furniture. Next up was Wyeth, in SoHo, where Mr. Mendelson, a vintage furniture enthusiast, hoped to find an antique cloc
May 16, 2014
Modern Home Contemporary Retro Style Flip Desk Clock - Paris Clock with Light
Introducing Modern Home's exclusive line of Retro Flip Clocks with an ultra hip flair. The series includes 4 unique designs with uber-cool European design styles. These are perfect gifts for the person who literally has it all. Each flip clock is battery ...
December 10, 2013