HuffPost: ‘Steampunkinetics’

HuffPost: ‘Steampunkinetics’

“Steampunkinetics” brings the spirit of the sub-culture to an art gallery after over 30 years of influencing pop culture, aesthetics and our lifestyle. Machines make up the bulk of the group exhibition, although these objects privilege fantasy over futility. Tick-tocking, whirring and even time-travelling, the collection looks as if it Continue reading

The Boston Globe: Steampunk Aesthetic

The Boston Globe: Steampunk Aesthetic

By Taryn Plumb GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  – APRIL 18, 2012 SHARON – He waits for you on the front steps, glancing at a stopwatch on a chain, one hand tucked into the front pocket of his Victorian-style vest.Then a nod, a handshake, and you’re inside the three-story, gabled turquoise house just a Continue reading

A Visit to a Steampunked Home

A Visit to a Steampunked Home

Author: Jake Von Slatt If you dropped by my house you’d probably be disappointed. Because (with the exception of my office, which is more post-apocalytic than anything else) it’s simply not very steampunk. I do have plans, but none have come to fruition. However, a couple of weeks ago I was Continue reading

WIRED : Praise for ModVic Aesthetic

WIRED : Praise for ModVic Aesthetic

BRUCE ROSENBAUM BOUGHT a fixer-upper in 2001 and promptly went into renovation mode. After dealing with the roof, chimney, wallpaper and floors of the century-old house, he prepared to tackle the kitchen. That’s when Rosenbaum fell in love with a Victorian-era stove named Defiance. The affair transformed Rosenbaum from a handy Continue reading

apartment therapy : ModVic House in Sharon, MA

apartment therapy : ModVic House in Sharon, MA

Sure, you’ve likely seen plenty of steampunk apparatuses of various quality andcraftsmanship. But Bruce and Melanie Rosenbaum of ModVic took their home’s renovation with a serious eye to detail worthy of the finest of Victorian era aesthetics. The whole 1901 home has been done up to incorporate modern technological conveniences, like the plasma display above, with Continue reading

gizmag : By Paul Ridden

gizmag : By Paul Ridden

Bruce and Melanie Rosenbaum share a passion for Victorian high design but also enjoy all that modern technology has to offer. Happily both needs have been met by applying some Steampunk design principles to authentic or reproduction period furniture and appliances. The latest in an impressive line of projects to Continue reading

OldHouseJournal.com : By Bruce Rosenbaum

OldHouseJournal.com : By Bruce Rosenbaum

  The original circa 1830 house got a fashionable update in 1877, gaining a high-style Italianate tower and touches of Eastlake ornamentation.Bruce Rosenbaum photoIn 1877, Benjamin Stanley Freeman, a wealthy homeowner in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, expanded and updated his family’s classic 1830 Colonial house to better reflect his status and Continue reading