remain perpetually popular, whether it be via wall graphics, novelty pillows, or a full-on themed room. We may be living in a 64-bit world today, but there's something about the 8/16-bit language of yesterday which still appeals to gamers of all ages. But the question some may ask is this popularized nostalgia too geek and not enough chic, representing an ever adolescent aesthetic? Where would you draw the line with tech themed decor items?
Here are a few gamer and tech related decorative items we think are cool enough to add to our home (at least in moderation and maybe relegated to our gaming room):Retro Alien Couch ($5,000), Igor Chak, apparently thought about sitting on the enemy instead of shooting them. Luckily the 8-bit baddies make an awesome looking modern sofa that would fit in well inside a contemporary space or gaming room. This unique piece isn't cheap, but each is made from hands that probably zapped tons of extraterrestials. internet pillows. Decorating with your favorite piece of the net shows true dedication but just imagine the fun of hitting someone with a Gmail pillow and saying "Message sent!". Zing! tables, of course. Besides being colorful and invoking memories of never-ending conundrums, these $600 tables add both visual style and functionality. If this prize puzzles you, you can make your own, as shown over at Instructables, where DIY pro, makendo, built one for his son's room. Puckman Bookcase (price on inquiry). And just in case you're wondering, it's called Puckman in reference to the game's original title from Japan (Midway changed it to Pac-Man for the US market due to concerns about vandals changing one letter to something a bit more provocative). Etsy, Blik and other wall decal resources.