Steampunk Heart

Jules Verne once said,

“What one man can dream,
other men can accomplish”

Inspired by the Industrial Steam Revolution, Steampunk – a fusion of Victorian and futuristic design – emerges. During the Victorian era, a time of economic expansion and despair, literature and science boomed. Luminaries of that age included: Wells, Poe, Verne, Tesla and Einstein. The creativity of the past, married with visions of the future, fuel the Steampunk movement today. Take a look at some Steampunk aesthetic examples to power your creative spark.

steampunk wasp
Steampunk wasp – by Tom Hardwidge

steampunk laptop
Steampunk laptop

steampunk cell phone
Steampunk cell phone

ram-singhKaurwaki by Ram Singh

Steampunk has also influenced movies such as:

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

imaginarium of doctor parnassus

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

sherlock holmes

Sucker Punch (2011)

sucker punch

Hugo

hugo

Howl’s Moving Castle

howls moving castle.jpg

To see the exhibit, “Steampunk: A History Beyond Imagination,” visit the Muzeo in Anaheim, CA, through February 12, 2012.

Can you fuse retro art and futuristic technology to inspire Steampunk web designs?

Related

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Sucker Punch (2011)
Hugo

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