Ideas - inspirations experiments & notes

Ideas tagged with Retro:

DIY project: Recreating the Eames Musical Tower

Some information about my ongoing project to recreate a piece of classic 1950s modern design from Charles and Ray Eames - the gravity-powered "Musical Tower" glockenspiel.

Braun AW10 wristwatch

Spent the morning overhauling this beautiful Braun AW10 wristwatch. It was designed for Braun by Dietrich Lubs in 1989, and demonstrates the functionalist design ethos that also created the iconic Braun alarm clock. It needed a clean and a new battery, but I also noticed that the bright yellow second hand was misaligned, so that it never lined up [...]

Sankyo electronic alarm clock

Spotted this Sankyo flip clock alarm amongst the various nostalgic gems for sale at Nanovo