Blog Posts - Retro-futurism



Nuclear Culture 4: Video Games of the Nuclear Apocalypse

Screenshot wallpaper from S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl (2007) © GSC Gameworld. Radiation, once considered a source of vitality, now inspires our most horrific nightmares about lingering sickness, painful death - and eugenics. In 1968, H. R. G...
by Great Cars on Apr 21, 2011

Powerful Style: Retrofuturistic Visions of Power Stations

Power stations and transmission towers have never been the most appealing structures, but in the 1960s United States Steel had the inclination to change that. The company commissioned Henry Dreyfuss and Associates to create alternative designs for fu...
by Gajitz | Tech with a Twist on Jul 16, 2010

Trained to Dream Big: Retro-Futuristic Train Designs

Back before cars became our preferred mode of transport and the train was the king of commuting, there were all sorts of wacky (and not-so-wacky) ideas for the future of the locomotive. It was easy to imagine that trains would always be our primary f...
by Gajitz | Tech with a Twist on Jan 4, 2010

Trained to Dream Big: Retro-Futuristic Train Designs

Back before cars became our preferred mode of transport and the train was the king of commuting, there were all sorts of wacky (and not-so-wacky) ideas for the future of the locomotive. It was easy to imagine that trains would always be our primary f...
by Gajitz | Tech with a Twist on Jan 4, 2010

The Future of the Past: 16 Retro-Futuristic Vehicle Designs

We’re all still waiting on our flying cars, jet packs, robot maids and all of the other awesomeness that previous generations foresaw for us. Nowhere was our ingenuity more apparent in those days than in the futuristic vehicle designs that just...
by Gajitz | Tech with a Twist on Nov 4, 2009


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