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
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
ABC Boston’s News Leader, WCVB Channel 5, created this 4 part expose on the many facets of the Steampunk art movement. From exploring “form and function” to fashion and design, Bruce Rosenbaum and other experts in the Boston-area community paint a clear and present picture of the Steampunk Scene. NOTE: These Continue reading
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
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
Restoration project of an Italianate Home in Massachusetts.