Steampunk is a movement that aided inventiveness of people when it comes to fashion, art, crafting and also technology. Here are the ten most fantastic pieces of steampunk examples of how fun and inventive things can become. This is indeed a cultural movement that is not given enough credit for how much it influences the way we perceive things.
10. STEAMPUNK GOGGLES
You too can purchase steampunk goggles because they come in all shapes and sizes. Be it for a party or just for plain amusement, these goggles may not be unique when it comes to steampunk but they are useful on windy days. Wearing them on your head is the main purpose, more aesthetic than useful.
9. Gas mask
Gas masks are a trend in many known subcultures, starting with industrial rock and apparently ending with steam punk. It represents a famous element for this particular genre.The usual life style affects the lungs, all the coal and steam interfere with the air quality thus the need for gas masks.
8. STEAMPUNK LANTERN
Electricity has found its way in even in the most taboo subcultures. Why rely on a consumable like fickle oil and the power of flame any longer? The steampunk ideology mixes the old with the new, combined and twisted; the gadgets are indeed a piece of interesting art.
7. “THE KEY TO TIME” POCKETWATCH
Time for tea or not, make sure you don’t forget your watch. You wouldn’t like to be late at an important meeting. Make sure you wear the proper gloves and most importantly the all times present top hat.
6. STEAMPUNK LAPTOP
It seems technology can find its way even into this wooden classy shell. This steampunk laptop shows perfectly the combination between trend and day to day technology. Even the humor is present through details, for example the little encrusted animal feet and the key locked in the laptop. All in all, this gadget meets all demands: poise, elegance, and eerie similarities to a wood-paneled station wagon.
5. THE GUITAR (credit: Tony Cochran)
It seems this trend hit more than one audience. Steampunk current has conquered the heart of musicians; guitars have been build and played to encourage the movement. The sound is not exactly the same taking into consideration the materials used for crafting are different than wood. A steampunk guitar, in all it’s glory can and will make you perceive music in a different and interesting way.
4. BLUETOOTH EARPIECE
This little gadget was made for steampunk fans that even business people who don’t look crazy enough shouting about mergers and acquisitions to thin air–can now look like a crazy cyborg businessman shouting about mergers and acquisitions to thin air. It seems it’s all about perception when it comes to this particular trend. Also, attention to details is another encountered important aspect.
3. STEAMPUNK MOUSE
The original boring mouse was replaced by steampunk lovers with all kinds of versions, one craftier than the other. Although the laptop seems more sophisticated, this little mouse makes its way into our list with full credit. Even details like the chord and the USB cable are taken into consideration. Beauty seems to lie in the details when it comes to this particular number 3 gadget.
2. STEAMPUNK CELL PHONE
Another attempt of this particular trend to include day to day gadgets is the steampunk cell phone. Although we don’t have the wide touch screen as we are used to, this device is fantastic through its simplicity. When using the phone, the card must slide inside the phone itself. The microphone and the entire device seems uncomfortable to place next to your ear, thus the choice it to keep it like a walkie talkie. In fact the idea overall of gadget #2 on our list resembles more to a walkie talkie than a phone as we know it.
1. STEAMPUNK VIOLIN
We decided this item should have the #1 on the list because of the concept of ethereal beauty mixed with already aesthetic technology. This Steampunk violin can and even is considered by many a true work of art. The ideology of the trend is carefully encrusted on this instrument and this can only show again that human imagination is most of all stimulated by things that we enjoy most.