Modern design trends tend towards the digitisation of formerly mechanical objects, often into an onscreen display. Whilst I understand the importance of progress I can’t help but feel a little nostalgic for a time before Turing’s idea really took off and the mechanical device was still king.
This Tag Heuer dashboard timer is more beautiful to me than any app I’ve yet seen on my iPhone and I can’t see that changing anytime soon.
Articles that Ben has written have been covered on CNN, Popular Mechanics, Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, Autoweek Magazine, Wired Magazine, Autoblog, Gear Patrol, Jalopnik, The Verge, and many more.
Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with well over a million monthly readers from around the world and many hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.