Retrocoveries

Bringing back the comforts of the less tech, simplified ‘olden days'
Implications - A revival of retro has been witnessed across the design industry. From rotary phones to 1970s home decor, designers are heavily integrating the past. Some target boomers who want to relive their youth, others target younger generations who like the quirkiness or romance associated with ‘the olden days.’ New manufacturing techniques make it easier than ever to incorporate retro.
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Eco-Retro - Retro VW Camper Goes Green
SCORE: 6.6
V. Hot 33,598 Clicks Pub: Jan 10, 08
Eco-Retro
Retro VW Camper Goes Green
Still in draft-phase, the famous VW Westfalia Camper Van has been redesigned to bring it even more environmental street-cred. Alexandre Verdier envisions an "intelligent" vehicle with solar panels to… [More]
Energy Efficient Flueless Fireplace - Smeg For Retro Comfort
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Warm 6,778 Clicks Pub: Jan 4, 08
Energy Efficient Flueless Fireplace
Smeg For Retro Comfort
As the chill settles in, imagine how fun it would be to have this 50s style flueless gas fire. It would bring loads of fun, beautiful retro styling, and functionality to your home. The Smeg flueless… [More]
Recycling Retro Pop Culture For Modern Jewelry - Earrings Made of Doll Eyes
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Warm 6,851 Clicks Pub: Feb 20, 08
Recycling Retro Pop Culture For Modern Jewelry
Earrings Made of Doll Eyes
There's a country song that goes, "I got tears in my ears from lying on my back crying over you." Now you can have eyes on your ears without the tears. These funky earrings are made from the eyes of… [More]
Retro Accessory For the Modern Jet Set - Richlee Travel Case
SCORE: 2.6
Mild 5,039 Clicks Pub: Feb 15, 08
Retro Accessory For the Modern Jet Set
Richlee Travel Case
Hey Miss World Traveler, what do you carry your toiletries in? A cloth bag that gets ruined by exploding shampoos? Several different pouches to hold all your contents? Ziplock bags? Forget all that, and… [More]
RetroChic Automobile Furniture - 1957 Corvette Style Couch
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 14,720 Clicks Pub: Feb 26, 08
RetroChic Automobile Furniture
1957 Corvette Style Couch
The 1957 Corvette Style Couch brings the iconic car into your living room with genuine leather seats and standard Corbin saddles. You can set a romantic mood by turning the lights off and plugging the… [More]
Own A Retro Airline Food Cart - Flight001 Trolleys
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Mild 8,994 Clicks Pub: May 28, 08
Own A Retro Airline Food Cart
Flight001 Trolleys
Now you can own an authentic, retro piece of aviation history for $1,450. Flight001 has managed to acquire a line on original food trolleys that have been used on various airlines, from the exterior prints,… [More]
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