Marlies Romberg Materializes Technology into ‘Dear Diary 1.0'

By: Tisah Tucknott - Published: Jul 15, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011 • References: mocoloco & likecool
This fake table-top computer, called 'Dear Diary 1.0,' is embedded in a wooden table. It was designed and created by Marlies Romberg, a graduate from Utrecht School of Arts.

The goal of Romberg's project was to materialize the digital world of technology.

Check out the intricate detailing in Dear Diary 1.0, which also comes with a top secret USB key.

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