DIY Techlarations

Circuit boards as a craft medium are a declaration of technological savvy
Implications - In today’s digital age, technological savvy is no longer the mark of a social outcast, but a sought-after asset. The use of computer parts in fashion and art display a consumer’s love of all things digital in a unique way, while serving to mark a consumer’s particular subculture or behavioral “tribe.”
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Circuit Board Furniture - Dmaloney Makes a Coffee Table Out of Computer Parts
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Hot 27,103 Clicks Pub: Aug 27, 10
Circuit Board Furniture
Dmaloney Makes a Coffee Table Out of Computer Parts
Next time you want to throw out your laptop or any other piece of technology, you may want to think again after seeing Dmaloney's DIY circuit board coffee table. Embedding an LED light into this furniture… [More]
Geeky Computing Headpieces - The Atari Game Headband is for Nerdy Fashionistas
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Warm 13,171 Clicks Pub: Nov 8, 10
Geeky Computing Headpieces
The Atari Game Headband is for Nerdy Fashionistas
The Atari Game Headband is the ultimate geeky fashion accessory to tie back your hair. This headband is made out of an Atari game motherboard and is held by a black elastic band. This system board headpiece… [More]
Mini Tech Cities - The Helsinki Motherboard City is Made to Scale
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Warm 4,332 Clicks Pub: May 14, 10
Mini Tech Cities
The Helsinki Motherboard City is Made to Scale
Trend Hunter has featured quite a few miniature creations before, but I have to say that the Helsinki motherboard city may just take the cake. Made from computer parts, it is a realistic model that, as… [More]
Circuit Board Cityscapes - Franco Recchia Breathes Life into Old Computer Components
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Warm 14,360 Clicks Pub: Dec 7, 10
Circuit Board Cityscapes
Franco Recchia Breathes Life into Old Computer Components
Replicating city skylines is nothing new, but Franco Recchia has put a futuristic spin on the concept. By using old computer parts such as circuit boards, Recchia has recreated miniature cityscapes of… [More]
Geeky Baked Confections - This Tech Gear Wedding Cake is Nerdtastic
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Warm 8,555 Clicks Pub: Aug 9, 10
Geeky Baked Confections
This Tech Gear Wedding Cake is Nerdtastic
Circuit boards, wires and transistors are all part of this tech gear wedding cake. The multi-layered confection features a tool-wielding bride and groom atop a stack of circuit-board-green cake squares.… [More]
Circuit Board Chests - Theo Kamecke Makes Tech Look Ancient in His Circuitry Sculpture
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Mild 7,292 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 10
Circuit Board Chests
Theo Kamecke Makes Tech Look Ancient in His Circuitry Sculpture
Technology’s trash is undoubtedly design’s treasure when considering artist Theo Kamecke’s breathtaking Circuitry Sculpture. Kamecke’s collection of decorative art objects reuse old circuit boards… [More]
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