Recycling Dead Media: The Cassette Tape Lamp

Recycling Dead Media: The Cassette Tape Lamp
Design
Dan Gould
  • 26 june 2008

As a visual icon and meme, cassette tapes are popping up all over the place right now. I’ve even witnessed a good number of people rocking out with little tape decks. What’s the appeal -analog nostalgia? They did rule as a media format for almost 30 years. Perhaps it’s the physicality in an age of digitization. Of course, they are cheaper and more durable than an ipod.

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