We show you all kinds of ways you could take inspiration from video games and work it into your home in a really subtle way, like with these Mario castle brick benches. Even still, you probably wonder who actually would decorate a nursery with giant decals of Yoshi or decorate their walls with Mario push pin art. Apparently, Conan O'Brien is the type. A techie just like us. Below are several resources where you can follow Conan's footsteps and adorn your room like the gaming nerd you are...
Create your Mario-themed interior space using real furnishing like these Mario castle brick benches.
You know you'll wanna add some Mario-based tunes in your gaming themed room, so why not go all out and include a Super Mario Subwoofer, as created by
Kaizo Kurisu [photo: kaizokurisu].
Don't forget some appropriate lighting, like these mushroom lamps.
And for those moments when you've gotta put away your tanooki suit and kick up your plumber's shoes for some rest, there are these Mario themed pillows from Etsy (also some Zelda themed pillows for you Tri-Force lovers).
Etsy seller Rapunzel's Tower offers you Luigi lovers bedding, alongside the option to order custom made bedding like the cute pixel-perfect flying Mario set.
Some Mario inspired interiors.
In case you've been living under a rock (or inside a TV-free apartment), Conan O'Brien took over The Tonight Show for good on June 1st, the successor to Johnny Carson and Jay Leno. And kind of like you feel the need to buy some perfect stuff for a new space when you move apartments, a change of host meant an all new set for The Tonight Show. Maybe they should have thrown in a NES controller desk into the mix:
Blog Serious Lunch noticed that the backdrop to Conan's opening monologue has some gamer-inspired roots, though. The stained glass backdrop takes it's shapes and scenes from Mario's Mushroom Kingdom.
What do you think? Is this a lovely bit of geek serendipity? Or is it too obvious to be a coincidence? Let us know in the comments.