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From the ones I've reviewed, it's one of my favorite. There's a lots of garbage in this trend. But it's on the rise, so let's keep an eye on it... by Mar 3
Trop stylé l'étalon en costard! by Mar 3
Retro and vintage designs are often considered as being outdated, looking old, unattractive and dull. That’s not true. Although compared to modern design, retro is mostly a completely different realm, it has a large variety of benefits modern graphic designers often tend to overlook. And that’s a pity. Because we, as designers, can learn a lot from it.
I really like James White's work by Mar 3
Between Steampunk inventions, games emulating old-school pixel art and retrofitting electronics into antique shells, some artists, product designers and stalwart retro-heads have become obsessed with nostalgic art forms and archaic products. Merge this with upcycling, the art of transforming old junk into trendy new products, and you have a selection of craft projects that show off your favourite obsolete tech and broken gadgets as fashionable jewellery, stylish clocks and other conversation pieces. The suitably named Flickr user " stuff made from stuff ", has made an entire gallery from sticking clock hands onto all manner of circular gizmos. His chronometric designs include a hard drive (above), a CD drive, bike cogs and cranks, chopped up motherboards and record turntables.
If you’re new on INSPIRED [the web design lifestyle mag], you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed & Newsletter for extra goodies. Thanks for visiting! An Inspired Mag reader said a few posts ago that the round corner buttons are dead. I think precisely the same mate, I know how you feel about the so-called web 2.0 buttons and shiny blingos! But what about this new futuretro style, that combines the web 2.0 (clean) look with a vintage touch? We’ve made a roundup of 25 websites that mix the retro with the shiny.