Our weekly roundup of news and other happenings in the steampunk world
Jewelry City Steampunk Festival; Chap Hop and Cheese; Dickens Fair at Home; Brian May’s Steampunk OWL; Steampunk-inspired microphone; Our Time Machine available to rent or buy; Tesla film on Hulu; New fiction; New crowdfunding.
Retrofuturistic images from France and Germany offer a historic glimpse into the Year 2000
Back around 1900, several artists created whimsical images depicting life in the year 2000. They showed great imagination, but also demonstrated the ways in which artists are constrained by their cultural environments. We’ve compiled a gallery.
MB&F enlists a renowned engraver to create timepieces inspired by the science fiction author
Watchmaker MB&F has teamed with engraver Eddy Jaquet to create a limited-edition series of timepieces inspired by eight Jules Verne novels, including Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and From the Earth to the Moon.