Duke Magazine : Alumnus Specializes in Steampunk

Duke Magazine : Alumnus Specializes in Steampunk

Bruce Rosenbaum’s imagination is a fantastic hybrid of turn-of-the-century aesthetics, punk rebellion, and futuristic design. Rosenbaum M.B.A. ’88 is cofounder of ModVic, a company specializing in Steampunk design. ModVic draws on Steampunk’s mash-up of Victorian motifs, sci-fi flights-of-fancy, and modern technology to produce one-of-a-kind functional objects for clients ranging from homeowners and interior designers Continue reading

dig BOSTON : MODVIC’S STEAMPUNK HOUSE

dig BOSTON : MODVIC’S STEAMPUNK HOUSE

by CARLI VELOCCI Despite the common misconception, steampunk is not just about gears, monocles, and top hats. Although, I guess that could be considered a small part of it. A decent part of it, we’ll say. But, according to Bruce Rosenbaum, founder of ModVic, an interior decorating company with a steampunk twist, the aesthetic Continue reading

CreativeMornings.com : How do you marry a Victorian or Industrial aesthetic to modern technology and appliances?

It’s a matter of Janusian thinking – the creative problem solving technique of combining and synthesizing opposites. Learn how Steampunk master, Bruce Rosenbaum of ModVic, turned his whole home into functional art with repurposed objects and found himself in the process. ABOUT THE SPEAKER Bruce Rosenbaum has quickly become an Continue reading

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