From Stone Age Cooking Revivals to Shaving With Fossils

By: Marissa Brassfield - Jul 11, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
At, we've observed a rise in the fascination with all things primeval. From designs that posit what fossils our civilization might leave behind--like fake eyelashes and PS2 controllers--to modern inventions made with actual fossils, it's clear that designers are going way back into time to inform their creations.

Click through the slideshow below to see these primeval innovations and more.

Implications - In a world full of high-tech gadgets that come and go in the blink of an eye, it's important to stop and remember the things of the past. Taking the time to reflect on the past has led to many themes and motifs being resurrected for successful comebacks.