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February 14, 2011

Arguments with furniture are rarely productive


Core77 Design introduces Mati Karmin, an Estonian sculptor who makes furniture out of Russian anti-submarine mines. This right here is what we call dieselpunk (hat tip to Mr. Ash).

You'd think using a core component with such a simple shape would only lend itself to a narrow variety of objects, but Karmin's developed fireplaces, armchairs, beds, bathtubs, desks, wardrobes, bar cabinets, toilets, chandeliers, baby carriages and more.

I particularly like the mine stove. Lots more at both links.

Meanwhile: In steampunk news, the International Steampunk City is yours (hat tip to Captn. Heinrich).

Friends, our offering can be described in a single sentence: We are a Steampunk celebration which spans an entire town.

When: May 6-8th, 2011
Where: The whole town of Waltham, Massachusetts

Posted by Ghost of a flea at February 14, 2011 06:28 AM