Some of us worship at the altar of tech, and others at the altar of fashion, but every so often the two worlds collide in a happy mix of circuitry and haute couture. Such is the case with the curiously attractive Data Sandals.
The history of modern cities has been indelibly co-written with the artistic flourishes of the city's street artists. Now one tech-enabled crew has taken that dynamic to the next level by subverting the very life blood of our concrete jungles, advertising.
The bar has been officially raised on totems to the legacy of old school gaming courtesy of a gaming mod that marries pimp aesthetics with Cylon-esque sinister metal gloss.
Evoking images of a Leonardo da Vinci old world invention that was far ahead of its time, the Situationist Drawing Device is a very real device that was invented to literally map our 21st century reality.
So, you want a lamp that's got a bit more character than your standard-issue lighting source. Well, it doesn't get much more unique than this stunning Nuke Lamp.
This machine was designed to create smoke rings. But not at random. No, it was designed to spit out smoke rings that form letters, allowing it to spell things out with smoke.
Getting away from its normal application in the mobile device world, augmented reality gets a different sort of treatment in a new exhibition called the "Augmented Window: A Sensory Observatory."
Columbian sculptor César López's specialty is creating custom guitars out of decommissioned guns, such as AK-47s. It's a comment on the drug war in South America, sure, but I'll be he always gets a standing ovation, too.
No matter what side you fall on — whether you think video games already are art, or never could be — the fact of the matter is that without that classification, games were denied key protections and benefits enjoyed by movies, music and the like. Well, no longer: the National Endowment for the Arts is accepting games for the first time.
Proving that even in the age of touchscreens and molded plastic, old school technology aesthetics will never die, one UK artist has developed an entire line of amazingly detailed steampunk insects he calls Athrobots.