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Moderntique

Combining future and past to make progress easier to swallow

Implications - In a rapidly advancing world, modern takes on antique objects are becoming much needed breaths of fresh air. People don't want to forget the past as they soldier on into the future, especially when present circumstances are rocky. Nostalgic tendencies are hard to fight, but moderntique creations allow the past to live on.
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Miraculous Antique SuperCars
Miraculous Antique SuperCars
‘Lost' 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Atalante Will Fetch Millions
A 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Atalante is the talk of the media today, a refreshing break from the stories we’ve been hearing from the automotive industry of late. The 1937 Bugatti, an ultra luxury two-seater… MORE
Antique-Modern Fridges
Antique-Modern Fridges
Luxury Italian Meneghini Refrigerator Adds Cool Flair to Your Kitchen
The Italian Antique Modern style Meneghini refrigerator is the coolest of cool in cold food storage. Behind the unique retro styling is a modern appliance with glass shelving and brass handles and interiors… MORE
Faux Antique Celebs
Faux Antique Celebs
Photoshopping French Classic Paintings Into Modern Celebrity Shots
The French Neoclassic art movement may sound a little bit too academic for someone passionate about modern art. As many artists are getting used to digital art, oil paint could sound not only old, but… MORE
play_circle_filled Creating Concept Cars of the Past
Creating Concept Cars of the Past
Dodge Viper Concept Design From1967 Imagined Today
This ingenious design by Brazilian Rafael Reston defies convention and travels back in time to produce a 1967 concept for the marvelous Dodge Viper. The resulting model is a stunning sporty vehicle that… MORE
Faux Vintage Totes
Faux Vintage Totes
Paul Smith Laptop Case Features Antique Letter Board Print
This Paul Smith laptop case looks like something from your grandpa's attic, but this designer bag wasn't built to house antique typewriters. The Paul Smith letter board Laptop Case features what look… MORE
Glass-Cased Commodes
Glass-Cased Commodes
Clear ‘Furniture With Memory' Takes Your Decor Back to The Future
When it comes to furniture, are you a contemporary or modern design fanatic? Perhaps you dig a traditional or Victorian look? If you can’t decide, why not embrace all types of influences at once? Designer… MORE
Antique Jewelry Stands
Antique Jewelry Stands
Display Your Jewels on These Gems by W.ho Made It
No need to hide your jewelry in the cupboards anymore. Display them with pride with these Antique Jewelry Stands by W.ho Made It. Available on Etsy, these stunning stands are all one of a kind and each… MORE
Moderntique Shelves
Moderntique Shelves
Delight in Stanislav Katz's Decay Shelves
I love my novels and so I’m always finding ways to treat them well, with Stanislav Katz’s Decay Shelves, I would be in their good books forever! A symmetrical beauty of modern ingenuity with antique lines,… MORE
Faux Vintage Jewelry
Faux Vintage Jewelry
Lulu Frost Teams with LOFT for Wallet-Friendly Line
With the relaunch of LOFT, the company thought they needed to go beyond their regular apparel line. From that came the collaboration with beloved jewelry design company Lulu Frost. Lisa Salzer, the designer… MORE
Faux Vintage USBs
Faux Vintage USBs
Ornate Memory Sticks Mimic Victorian Era Keys
Designed by Alissia Melka-Teichroew for AMT Studio, these stylish looking, vintage-inspired ceramic bodied memory sticks have been crafted to look like ornate Victorian era keys. These geek-chic ‘Keys… MORE
Reinventing Typewriters
Reinventing Typewriters
The Valentine Notebook Resurrects Olivetti's Vintage Typewriter
Designers Julia Kaisinger, Pia Weitgasser, Martin Zopf and Tony Weichselbraun created The Valentine Notebook concept as “a tribute the late Ettore Sottsass.” Sottsass’ belief “that design should not merely… MORE
Repurposed Antique Lights
Repurposed Antique Lights
Howard Dernberger's '1 Light Art Lamps'
Artisan Howard Dernberger finds numerous vintage items and forges them into works of art called ‘1 Light Art Lamps.’ The gallery on his website is terrific, but you have to realize they’re truly one-of-a-kind,… MORE

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