The Tumbleweed Tiny House Company

Tumbleweed Tiny House Company

We’ve talked about The Tumbleweed Tiny House Company on Silodrome before, it’s always a popular subject as we’re all prone to bouts of wanderlust and a little cabin on wheels that you can build in your backyard is the kind of thing that has broad appeal to adventurer inside all of us. The tiny houses…

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Henry Ford Transmission Patent Poster

Henry Ford Transmission Patent Poster

Henry Ford’s influence on industry in American and around the world has been colossal, he’s most famous for his Model T but his work popularising the concept of the production line was probably more important in the grand scheme of things. One of his other great innovations (that sadly didn’t catch on) was “Fordism”, defined as the mass…

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Retro Silkscreen Racing Posters

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Silkscreening is an art-form that’s being rapidly rediscovered by a new generation of artists who find the process of digitally printing out their work to be a little too impersonal. Silkscreening was first invented in China during the Song Dynasty over a thousand years ago, it was then adapted and evolved throughout other Asian countries…

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Hasselblad Print

Hasselblad Print

For the uninitiated, Hasselblad is a Swedish manufacturer of medium-format cameras that have been in operation since the mid-1800s. The company started life as a trading company under the name F. W. Hasselblad and Co. but it wasn’t until the founder’s son Arvid Viktor Hasselblad became acutely fascinated with photography that the famous name first…

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Austin Mini Saloon Poster

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The Austin Mini was a hugely influential automotive design, its use of front wheel drive removed the need for a driveshaft down the centre of the cabin, allowing 80% of the space to be used for passengers and their luggage. This innovation led to the Mini developing a reputation as quite roomy despite its smaller size…

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Carburettor Lamp by Futility Studios

carburettor lamp

The attention to detail on this lamp is so good it stopped me in my tracks – it’s been so well thought-out that it looks as though it came from the factory like this, though in reality it’s made from parts sourced from a wide array of different vintage vehicles. The carburettor was pulled out…

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Copper Cocktail Shaker

Cocktail Shaker

The classic cocktail shaker is an essential part of any home bar and allows you to create a huge array of cocktails – from stirred gin martinis to shaken margaritas and everything inbetween. The company that produces these particular cocktail shakers has been in business for almost 200 years, the inside of the shaker is…

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Frieling French Press

Frieling French Press

I’m convinced that coffee has fuelled many, if not most, of humanity’s advances over the past few hundred years. With this in mind it’s obviously very important to ensure that you have the ability to make good coffee at home, at work or anywhere else you might be expected to be alert or do something…

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Stag Horn Whiskey Flight

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This Stag Horn Whiskey Flight is made by hand from genuine stag horn in Scotland – the original home of the nectar of the gods. Each flight includes 4 whiskey tasting glasses designed to fit perfectly and offering the whiskey connoisseur a serving option that’ll impress everyone, up to and including Ron Swanson. Grab yours…

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Moto Art by Francis Ooi

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Francis Ooi is the creative director of an advertising agency based in Singapore – a city-state famous for its sterile cleanliness, great chilli crab and compulsory fines for almost any activity not sanctioned by its strict government. It’s notoriously difficult to import vehicles into the country and the vehicles that are there are strictly controlled…

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#02 Black Iron Lamp

Table Lamp Collection Black Iron

Classic Edison bulbs like the one used in this lamp throw off an amber light that’s an order of magnitude more pleasing to the eye than those far newer and more environmentally friendly CFC bulbs. This softer light makes the bulbs perfect for use in desk, shed or garage lamps – or anywhere else where…

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Ejector Seat Man Chair

Hangar 54 Ejector Seat Chair

There are few things more Bond-villainy than a properly intimidating chair, and this one has all the hallmarks of a classic. Made from an original Martin-Baker ejector seat, it was hand-built by the talented team at Hangar 54. They used an original WWII fighter pilot’s jacket for the upholstery and created a solid base from…

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