by Charlie WardellWhat if the Industrial age happened at the same time as the computer age? That’s one of the questions Steampunk tries to answer. From its origins as a form of speculative fiction, Steampunk has spawned a new category of Victorian themed design. As a living laboratory for that trend, Bruce and Melanie Rosenbaum’s restored 1901 Victorian/Craftsman home in Sharon, Mass., demonstrates ingenious ways that old items can be given new life, instead of being discarded.
By fusing technology with antiques Steampunk makes recycling a high art.
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