Vintage Tech on Display

Vintage Tech on Display

Mike Tyson
Jul 28, 2010

When tech ages it's often discarded or at the very least forgotten. It's easy to get caught up in technology's fast-paced world which is constantly focused on the "now" and the "next" (lets face it, we're all guilty of it here). But we think its also important to reflect on our current technology's predecessors.

Just because an object is obsolete or broken doesn't mean it's worthless. Not only is it easy to appreciate the aesthetic merits of these items but many can hold personal memories for their owners including their past usage or as a family heirloom. We've provided some great examples of homes that incorporate vintage tech as décor for inspiration.

• Robin's Singer sewing machine's color integrates perfectly with the rest of her décor and mantle. (photograph by Mike)
Kayla's vintage Brownie, a piece of photographic history, sits proudly on her shelf.
Patricia displays a vintage camera with a beautiful flash attachment.
Alysia showcases her vintage camera collection on her bookshelf alongside other natural elements.
As the saying goes "a broken clock is right twice a day."

A vintage light adorns the top of a kitchen hutch.
Autumn lines up her mixers which pair nicely next to her other vintage kitchenware.
Mindy's worn scale fits effortlessly in her monochromatic kitchen.
Kevin mixes a bit of the new with the old at his desk.
Candi shares a typewriter which blends right in with the mid-century décor.

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