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iretrofone base

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“Handmade iRetrofone Base, sculpted and casted one at a time from resin. Designed to be compatible with all iphones (not included) and retro handset. The handset is fully funcational. USB plug (not included) can be used to charge and sync with a computer. Easy to use, avoid radiation and looks cool.”

For the retro bug in everyone of us.

Written by bjornyeo

May 4, 2010 at 7:35 pm

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vintage matchbox labels

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Vintage packaging has that handmade crafty feel that is very in at the moment. I love how due to the lack of technology, and the nature of printing misalignment that the colours overlap into beautiful patterns! via Lovely Package, see more at the Vintage Matchbox Flickr Pool.

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April 17, 2010 at 9:43 am

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pilot murex

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The Pilot Murex is a beautiful fountain pen, produced and sold only in the Japan in the 1970s, and as with all beautiful old things, are started to receive the adoration of the most modern city slickers these days. Learn more about them here.

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March 16, 2010 at 6:10 pm

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movies to retro video game posters

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How the transition happened I could never understand, but no less beautiful! via Penny Design

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January 15, 2010 at 12:09 pm

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sunbrite. the safe, speedy cleanser

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weird. via boingboing

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December 25, 2009 at 12:28 am

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heritage leather company’s canvas mason bag

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I am in love. Tell me. Should I get one?

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November 14, 2009 at 8:26 pm

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theme park maps

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Theme Park Maps via excavation by spoonfuls

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November 14, 2009 at 8:04 pm

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vintage cufflinks lighter

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For when you want to light a fag, or decide to pull a “Man vs Wild” and make a bonfire out of elephant poo, this pair of cufflinks will be equally useful. And it will keep you looking sharp as well. Brilliant! Buy it here!

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September 24, 2009 at 12:05 am

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8-bit trip

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Tomas Redigh + Daniel Larsson spent over 1,500 hours to create this Lego, stop motion animation, retro video gaming 8-bit trip. Very trippy.

Via Gizmodo.

Written by Design With Thought

August 26, 2009 at 8:04 am

colourful cards

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COLOURlovers + Moo = pretty business cards!

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May 14, 2009 at 2:23 pm

new world covers

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Mundo Nuevo (1966–1971, Spanish for “the New World”) was an influential Spanish-language periodical, being a monthly revista de cultura (literary magazine) dedicated to new Latin American literature. Sponsored by the Ford Foundation, it was founded in 1966 by Emir Rodríguez Monegal in Paris, France, and distributed worldwide. Monegal edited it until 1968 and resigned after a smear campaign related to a CIA scandal. The magazine stopped in 1971 after 58 issues.”

Thank you juanjoseixas. See the collection here.

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Written by Design With Thought

April 26, 2009 at 9:44 pm

toys on roids

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The co-founder of Save Polariod, Sean Tubridy has published a book! Toys on Roids feature a number of old school and modern toys shot with a Polaroid SX-70. You can view part of the collection here on flicker. This one made me laugh, “This is NOT my battle cat!”

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March 22, 2009 at 10:14 pm

take hart

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A tribute to the late Tony Hart.

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See more Morphs here.

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March 3, 2009 at 1:22 pm

modern take on tape

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A fantastic reference to the music recording media of old. This digital music player not only looks like a cassette tape but lets you relive the days where rewinding or forwarding required the state of the art “sticking a finger in the hole” method. Sweet!

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February 20, 2009 at 3:24 pm

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taped

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Superbly retro! A wonderful collection of vintage tape inserts.

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Via 30gms.

Written by Design With Thought

February 20, 2009 at 3:15 pm

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arcade joy-sticks!

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I’m not a big fan of coat hangers, but these are an absolute joy! Too bad you can’t move them up and down like a real joystick though, now that would be fun!

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January 14, 2009 at 6:06 pm

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the good old days

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A walk down memory lane for the not so young Singaporeans.

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Written by bjornyeo

November 4, 2008 at 11:14 pm

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american concept cars

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In an era where men dared to dream and imagination went unhindered. These concept cars certainly were visionary.

See more here.

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October 30, 2008 at 11:50 pm

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