retro-futuristic

Drawbots and other Retro Robots

A series on Adafruit that looks at robotic history and the robot tech of yesteryear.

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This Steampunk Remote Controls the Radio with Style

When you pick up the remote control to your stereo, are you pleased with how it looks? Most of us don’t put much thought into it, because they’re typically so bland that they’re nearly invisible. Michael Greensmith (@Bricabracwizard) wanted to take a different approach. “I wanted a remote control that’s so fun to use and would […]

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Breathtaking Handmade Electronics Workbench

Love Hultèn is a Swedish designer who likes to fuse modern high technology with traditional woodworking and shopcraft, creating a unique blend of everyday functionality with pleasing aesthetics and mad fabrication skills. We’ve covered Love’s amazing work before, in his supersized Lego computers and wooden MAME console, but this workbench takes the cake. The “Tempel,” […]

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This Nixie Tube Speedometer Gives Retro-Futuristic Life to a 70s Motorcycle

Nixie tubes are interesting pieces of equipment. They have a “retro-futuristic” look that has great appeal to electronics hackers.

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