Steampunk Analog Instruments

shanmoon | March 11, 2010

I discovered these freaky little blip boxes by Designer Yoshi Aki. What’s most interesting about this is the Steampunk design aesthetic. My personal favorite is the “Cube”, a 4 Channel 16 Step Drum Sequencer. The main box has 4 input section. each square has 4 different trigger pattern on a side. Each cube makes a [...]

The Whirlygig Emoto

shanmoon | February 9, 2010

This lovely Steam Electric Hybrid Motorcycle was featured at the 1st annual Handcar Regatta in Santa Rosa, Ca. as part of the Ratchet and Rumble Crew.The Whirlygig also traveled to San Mateo, California for the Bay Area Maker’s Faire and recieved a Make Magazine Editor’s Choice Blue Ribbon! The story of the making of this [...]

Steampunk Laptop

shanmoon | February 8, 2010

This is the finest bit of Steampunk engineering that Steampunk Girl has seen to date. It may look like a Victorian music box, but inside this intricately hand-crafted wooden case lives a Hewlett-Packard ZT1000 laptop that runs both Windows XP and Ubuntu Linux. It features an elaborate display of clockworks under glass, engraved brass accents, [...]