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Classic Geekdoration

Old-school science takes attention away from modern tech

Implications - Today’s “geek” is typically associated with computers; yet, a wave of interest in science-themed products, campaigns and even fashion spreads is appealing to consumer nostalgia for high-school chemistry class. Ironically quirky, these innovations are perfect for the “geek” who would rather pay homage to a test tube than an iPad.
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9 Featured, 80 Examples:
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Date Range:
May 10 — Jan 11
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Featured Examples

Scientific Set Designs
Scientific Set Designs
The Ali Larrey 'Laboratory' Shoot Gets Physical, Albert Einstein-Style
The Ali Larrey ‘Laboratory’ photo series demonstrates yet again why I am drawn to this particular set designer. Always in full control of her surroundings, this portfolio shows a more scientific side of… MORE
Wacky Science Fashion Spreads
Wacky Science Fashion Spreads
The Uniforms for the Dedicated SS 2011 Line is Unique and Stylish
This Swedish film and fashion company hit another home run with the Uniforms for the Dedicated SS 2011 collection. The Uniforms for the Dedicated SS 2011 lookbook features an array of interesting photos… MORE
Molecular Neck Ties
Molecular Neck Ties
'Coffee and Cigarettes' Tie by Cyberoptix TieLab is Perfect for Chemistry Geek
We've featured the unique neck ties from Cyberoptix TieLab before, and the 'Coffee and Cigarettes' tie is their latest design. The ties are silkscreened with the molecular makeup of caffeine and nicotine,… MORE
Internet Meme Science Shirts
Internet Meme Science Shirts
The Periodic Table Bacon Shirt Brings Crispiness Back to Chemistry
Wearing the Periodic Table Bacon shirt into your next chem class is sure to illicit a few laughs and giggles. I'd also be willing to bet that you will have a few people trying to combine barium (ba), cobalt… MORE
Science-Inspired TV Guides
Science-Inspired TV Guides
The 'Periodic Table of Mad Men' is a Quick Reference to the Smash Hit
In honor of 'Mad Men' Season Four starting up in the very near future, the Periodic Table of 'Mad Men' is the perfect cultural reference. The categories on the table include "Harsh 50's Realities," "Cultural… MORE
Microscopic USB Gadgets
Microscopic USB Gadgets
The 400X USB Microscope is Ideal for Stay at Home Scientists
Amateur scientists are going to love Veho’s new 400x USB Microscope. This USB-powered microscope features a 400x zoom and built-in video recorder that lets you share your discoveries with the world.… MORE
Laboratory Lighting
Laboratory Lighting
Create an Easy Experiment With the Beaker Table Lamp
Experiment a little with your home decor by introducing the Beaker Table Lamp into your living space. Slightly steampunk and entirely scientific, it will surely illuminate even the most minute discoveries.… MORE
Geeky Time-Tellers
Geeky Time-Tellers
This Chemistry Clock Makes Time of the Element
Science geeks or chemistry majors would love this time=telling Chemistry Clock filled with terms only they would get a kick out of. Each number on the face plate relates to the corresponding atomic element… MORE
play_circle_filled Scientist Cooking Kits
Scientist Cooking Kits
The Molecular Cuisine Starter Kit is for Chefs Looking to Experiment
Surprise your sweetheart with a Valentine's Day meal of a different kind using the Molecular Cuisine Starter Kit. This cooking kit is designed to get you cooking in ways you never thought possible, like… MORE

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