What do you get when you mix the best of the old and the best of the new? Steampunk! Come tour a house designed in the Steampunk aesthetic and see things like modern keyboards with typewriter keys, old stoves with modern kitchen features, and an office modeled after Jules Verne's Nautilus. You will learn about the amazing richness of this style and design, innovative ways and examples to repurpose objects for modern use, and synthesizing and combining opposites for practical application. Learn the history of this enduring and mainstream design trend on this fascinating tour. Come celebrate history through personal stories of individuals, families, organizations and places by reusing historical artifacts in new ways.
What to expect
- Explore a functional art home infusing modern technologies and appliances into incredible period objects and antiques
- Be fascinated by the blend of historical artifacts and today's technology repurposed in a modern and practical way
- Appreciate the impressive combined opposites of past and present, form and function, and art and science
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About this Activity
|Price||$60.00 per guest|
|Duration / Session||3 hours|
About the Teacher
Bruce Rosenbaum has been dubbed the Steampunk Guru by the Wall Street Journal and Steampunk Evangelist by Wired Magazine. He travels the country, educating others on how to do Steampunk design and how repurposing and the ‘combination of opposites’ can help transform our own lives with meaningful connections to the past, present and future.
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