Steampunk Design

Sci-fi fantasy sculptures as a creative reflection of Geek Culture

Implications - Cyborg insects reflect the continued fascination with steampunk, a pseudo-Victorian mechanical genre that has reemerged in literature, art and design. Steampunked creations could become the new crystal figurines as people further embrace Geek Culture and robots become more glamorized.
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Steampunk Insect Jewelry - ‘Kafka Clocks' From Noveau Motley Are Like Mini Shadowboxes
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Warm 60,725 Clicks Pub: Mar 13, 09
Steampunk Insect Jewelry
‘Kafka Clocks' From Noveau Motley Are Like Mini Shadowboxes
Rachael Victoria Adams of Nouveau Motley makes an assortment of breathtaking jewelry from found objects and watch parts that play into the steampunk and neo-Victorian style, but can also be worn by anyone… [More]
Giant Steampunk Spiders - La Princesse Webs Her Way Across the Globe
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Warm 19,219 Clicks Pub: Feb 23, 09
Giant Steampunk Spiders
La Princesse Webs Her Way Across the Globe
Last Autumn, Liverpool was visited by a giant spider dubbed La Princesse. It was a project sponsored by the city and designed by La Machine. Photos of it have started appearing in greater numbers around… [More]
Steampunked Spiders - Long-Legged Insect Creations as Weird Wall Mounts
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Warm 24,736 Clicks Pub: Jul 23, 09
Steampunked Spiders
Long-Legged Insect Creations as Weird Wall Mounts
Christopher Conte has created this steampunked spider out of love for either arachnids or the Victorian era. His creepy creation reminds me of something out of the movie, “The Golden Compass.” Chris… [More]
Cyborg Insects - UC Berkeley Houses Remote Controlled Live Beetles (UPDATE)
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Warm 10,083 Clicks Pub: Oct 5, 09
Cyborg Insects
UC Berkeley Houses Remote Controlled Live Beetles (UPDATE)
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have managed to control the movement of beetles. They have done this by connecting small radio antenna to electrodes and shocking the beetles nervous… [More]
DARPA-Inspired Cyborg Bugs - Dean Christ's Controversial Collection Casts Eye On Warfare
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Warm 18,459 Clicks Pub: Mar 9, 09
DARPA-Inspired Cyborg Bugs
Dean Christ's Controversial Collection Casts Eye On Warfare
Dean Christ has created a collection of real bugs fitted with military hardware inspired by DARPA (Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency) to draw attention to the millions of dollars spent on military… [More]
Flea-Sized Robots - Researchers Create Tiny Robots for Mass Production
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Average 4,781 Clicks Pub: Aug 29, 09
Flea-Sized Robots
Researchers Create Tiny Robots for Mass Production
Teams of scientists throughout Europe are in the process of creating what can best be described as tiny flea-sized robots. These robots are being designed to do almost anything, from cleaning to surveillance… [More]
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