Mix tape aficionados and children of the ’80s can keep the dream alive with a pair of Fred & Friends little magnetic bookmarks. Enjoy using the excess ribbon to mark your page, instead of attempting any more messy manual rewinds with a pencil.
Neil Steven’s poster collection was inspired by 80s cassette tapes, with their sober typography and color palettes mixed with indecipherable marketing blurbs that only engineers would appreciate. Brings you back, doesn’t it?
Made for sharing mixtapes, the Milktape is a 128MB – yep, MB – USB drive in a blank cassette tape. It comes with two blank stickers and a plastic case. If only it were cheaper or had more storage.
A 12:1 scale replica of a cassette tape made by Seattle-based woodworker Jeff Skierka. The table is made from recycled maple, walnut, lucite and a plexiglass top and has both A and B sides.
An expensive homage to the iconic storage format. Designed by Transparent House, the Tape Lamp is made of 100 micro-cassette tapes and laser-cut plexiglass. Three 40-watt bulbs provide the light.
The cassette tape has become impractical in today’s gigabyte era, but this wristwatch shows how sexy and classy the ol’ tape can be. What are our kids going to make? A Blu-ray wristwatch?
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