Startups Go Old School With Retro, Artisanal Influences

Larry Alton | TECH.CO


When was the last time you saw a lava lamp or a pinball machine? If you haven’t spotted one in a while, keep your eyes open because they could be making a comeback, thanks to the retro influences of startup culture.

Drawing on classic influences in product choice, design, and even manufacturing, the retro and the artisan are making everything old new again.

Typewriter Time Machine

One of the most desirable features of the modern laptop keyboard is how silent it is. Perfect for taking notes in class or not disrupting your cubicle-mate, why would you mess with a good thing – except for the sake of nostalgia?

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