The 'Hang and Play' for Retro Gamers

 - Dec 21, 2008   Updated: May 30 2011
References: coroflot & techeblog
Fans of retro video game joysticks will love Felipe Morales' 'Hang and Play' coat hooks. They're made from recycled joysticks and are perfect for anyone with a sense of nostalgia for the 1980's.

Felipe Morales' 'Hang and Play' coat hooks were selected for the StgoDiseno 05 design exhibition. Morales is an Italian designer who frequently transforms recycled materials into repurposed home accessories.

Implications - The nostalgia of old-school arcade games has the older generation looking for ways to incorporate this theme into their homes. With so many of the old consoles going obsolete, consumers are taking a different direction when approaching these retro items. Brands and designers have been chipping in with apparel, decor pieces and other household items that bring the simple times of the 80s back.