Steam Punk Professor Xavier's Wheelchair © Daniel Valdez. Image Source: Steampuffin.
This month, an exhibition is wrapping up at the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation in Waltham, Massachusetts: Steampunk, Form & Function: an Exhibition of Innovation, Invention & Gadgetry. The exhibition runs until the second week of May and is sponsored by ModVic and Steampuffin. Interior designers from ModVic will give your home a complete Steampunk overhaul under the motto: "move into your old new home." The style is also called neo-Victorian; it features new tech incorporated into nineteenth-century and early-twentieth-century English and European designs with Jules Verne and H. G. Wells touches.
Steampuffin specializes in housing our modern tech in Steampunk designs and gadgets. One of the no-miss items in the exhibition is the Professor Xavier Steampunk Wheelchair, designed by Daniel Valdez. There is a demo video below the jump showing the chair's various features, including smoke-puffing, noise-making, and vodka cocktail churning. Actually, it kind of reminds me of that 1980 horror film, The Changeling. The Museum's catchphrase is View the Past, See the Future.
Video Source: Youtube.
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