Steampunk Talk at the Stow Randall Library

This talk was recorded on June 18, 2015 in Stow, MA. Bruce Rosenbaum discusses some of his early Steampunk influences. He also shares his passion for an art genre that infuses technology into antiques and other historic artifacts – A passion that has transformed his life.

Rutland Herald: Steampunk fest news

Rutland Herald: Steampunk fest news

By Susan Smallheer Posted May 6, 2015 Bruce Rosenbaum, “Steampunk Guru,” in Springfield Monday, says Springfield’s history of technology, invention and innovation is a perfect fit for steampunk. SPRINGFIELD — Steampunk is perfect for Springfield.That was the message Monday from Bruce Rosenbaum, according to Sabrina Smith of Springfield, one of the Continue reading

Connecting Point: Steampunk Exhibition

By WGBY Steampunk is an artistic and design subculture which combines science fiction, history, fantasy, and the Victorian era into a fanciful blend. The term originated during the early 1980s when Steampunk was used to describe a fantasy world where steam-powered machines and technology of the 19th century merge with elements Continue reading

WSJ: The Man Who Makes Steampunk

WSJ: The Man Who Makes Steampunk

By MEGAN BUERGER Feb. 20, 2014 9:06 p.m. ET Bruce Rosenbaum likes to turn old objects into useful things. That is how he started steampunking before he knew what it was. The term “steampunk” tends to conjure up images of bookish adults in Victorian costumes, daydreaming about time travel and quoting Continue reading

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