Back to the Future

Technology is moving fast – faster than its consumers or even its products can keep up with. Every year brings with it so many shiny new gadgets to tempt us away from our still-functioning ones that it can all become a giant flashing, beeping blur. Occasionally, however, some of these gleaming novelties take on the likeness of something a little more sentimental; familiar like an old friend. That’s the unmistakable signature of retro-tech, objects with a nostalgic bent that recall a simpler time when phones still had buttons and only made calls. The twist is that they’ve been made with today’s expertise, thus breathing new life into faded memories. Here are some of our favourites.


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