The history of the pocket watch

Steampunk pocket watch
Steampunk pocket watch

Talking about time and the measurement of it can lead to some pretty in-depth conversations about creation and the fourth dimension which ultimately leads to a debate about whether it actually exists or not. After all, time is a man-made invention devised so that our puny brains can grasp hold of the wonders of life and the universe. With that in mind, let’s pretend that time exists, either as a non-existent, yet ever present entity like energy, or as the fourth dimension that so many others accept on a daily basis. Continue reading “The history of the pocket watch”

Ford Design team builds steampunk snowman

Over the recent festive period, nine of Ford’s design teams were asked to create a themed snowman for a bit of fun. Among the entries was Studio 2000X’s “Punker Snowman”.  He’s a dapper chap with a top hat, cane, pipe and well waxed moustache. He also sports customary goggles and his limbs are made of copper tubing. It’s uncertain why he’s called a Punker Snowman and not a Steampunk Snowman. Auto magazine New Wheels suggests that it’s because when Studio 2000X tried to explain to the PR dept what steampunk is, they simply got tired and instead of asking if … Continue reading Ford Design team builds steampunk snowman