This steampunk motorcycle is powered by a real steam engine

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Thursday 30 April 2015

Revatu Customs has created a custom steampunk bike that operates on steam power.

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Steampunk artists collaborate to make a motorcycle and rider entirely out of vintage watch parts

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By dan tanenbaum in New Art on Wednesday 25 March 2015

What do you get when you combine two great steampunk artists and a bunch of old watch parts? Some pretty interesting sculptures! Two great steampunk artists – Sue Beatrice and Justin Gershenson-Gates – joined Dan Tanenbaum in a Watch Parts Motorcycles collaboration.

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Game Boy gets a futuristic-Victorian makeover and goes all Steampunk on us

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 20 January 2015

The Nintendo Game Boy might’ve sold over 118 million units since its 1989 debut, but just imagine if that simple grey box had a steampunk makeover. Imagine then how many more units Nintendo might’ve sold! This Steampunk Game Boy was designed by French artist Elise Siegwald, using just thread, acrylic paint, and clock machinery.

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This steampunk pub in Romania simply oozes all things nice

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Thursday 6 February 2014

What wouldn’t we give to get our butts to the barstools at this cool place in Cluj, Romania? We are literally drooling over these pictures of Joben Bistro. Unfortunately the place appears to be closed for now, but just check out the avant-garde ‘cool industrial meets warm rustic’ steampunk-like decor that is too kickass for […]

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Truth Coffee Shop: a Steampunk cafe in Cape Town

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Wednesday 16 October 2013

Steampunk is a popular sub-genre of science fiction where objects and places are characterized by steam-powered, iron-clad machinery. The aesthetics and design of this genre is simply amazing, such that you’d wish there was a steampunk-themed coffee shop where you can sit down, relax, and have a sip of steam-powered coffee and cake. Truth Coffee […]

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Turn your iPhone into a retro dial phone

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Friday 4 October 2013

For those of you who remember what a desk phone looked like, I’m sure you’ll appreciate this throw-back steampunk dial phone dock for your iPhone. Just plug your iPhone in and take a step back in time. The stationary phone piece is more of a table accessory then anything else. But don’t worry, it is […]

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Incredible steampunk designs by Datamancer

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By Jamie McCartney in New Design on Tuesday 5 June 2012

I’m a fan of the whole steampunk look. This guy does it the best. I’m saving my pennies to get something built for my office. I love his laptop and customised keyboard designs. Long live steampunk.

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Steampunk insects by Russian artist Turi Savelich

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By Jonathan Schlackman in New Art on Wednesday 7 March 2012

Check out these biomechanic insects from Russian artist Yuri Savelich. Biomechanics and steampunk have become an interesting phenomenon of the digital age. It embraces technology while attempting to give it an organic quality that has often goes missing in our digital-urban lifestyles.

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Lady Mechanika: a Steampunk comic book

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By Sean Madden in New Illustration on Thursday 9 February 2012

The coolest Steampunk comic book creation out there. From the talented arm of Joe Benitez, it’s packed with absolutely killer art and storylines that make you wish there was a movie to go drool over. Until there is, catch up on the last four issues, all with collectable alternate covers.

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The Starry Eyed photography of Kris Starry

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By Cary Polkovitz in New Photography on Thursday 8 December 2011

Kris Starry’s photos tell stories. Whether it be a pin-up girl in a boudour setting, a quasi-Victorian steampunk goddess, or an exciting take on the Grimm’s classic Little Red Riding Hood, Starry is able to find the beauty in her subject and make it shine. Her subjects bring you into their world to enchant, frighten and titillate.

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Tom Banwell’s brilliant steampunk gasmasks

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By Ramona Ring in New Art on Saturday 8 October 2011

The self-taught artist, Tom Banwell, who resides in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in northern California, is working majorly in the genre of steampunk in which he makes fascinating gasmasks, helmets and accoutrements which he stitches by hand out of formed oak-tanned leather.

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Star Wars re-imagined as Steam Punk action figures

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By Ben Thompson in New Art on Monday 15 August 2011

Have you always wanted to see a steampunk re-imagining of Star Wars? A feudal Japan Star Wars? Western Star Wars? Whatever obscure Star Wars crossover you secretly write fan fiction about, a guy called Silloff has the accompanying action figures.

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Screwpulous jewellery by Harem Royal

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By Srdjan in New Fashion on Saturday 19 February 2011

Balancing between the Oriental need for seduction and Western hunger for power, Harem Royal aims at satisfying the clashing demands of women’s secret desires. Femme Fatale Chic Noir, Deadly Gorgeous Glam Goth, Avant Garde Victorian Steampunk and Vampire Black Forest Taxidermy or just simply Screwpulous Jewelry. Beauty is a weapon, right? Can’t have the femme […]

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Illuminated Steampunk Terrarium by Industrial Radical

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By Spanner in New Design on Saturday 5 February 2011

Steampunk design house Industrial Radical is showcasing an awesome prototype steampunk terrarium. It features an illuminated glass lid, lots of copper and brass, and a rotating magnifying glass for a closer look at the ecosystem inside. Also in the jar is a steampunk flower made from old clock parts. Puts the ‘culture’ in ‘horticulture’!

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