Horus: The Future's Coffee Table (As Concieved In 1950)

Posted: Apr 27 2010, 5:43pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 8:49pm CDT, in News | Hot Gadgets


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The American Dream involves more than just 2.5 children, a house in the suburbs, and a brand-new Cadillac. Stability and peace-of-mind are important, but not nearly as important as having a living room that looks like it was pulled right out of The Jetson's. The Horus is a coffee-table/iPhone dock that was made with the most space-age design 1955 has to offer. (Stephanie Thivend via Dvice)

Ignore the flimsy glass surface, the lack of support around the edges. Marvel at the cumbersome thickness of its base and puzzle at the practical purpose of the two speakers embedded in the center. The Horus does everything so wrong...and yet it feels so right! Here is a design that would not look at all out of place in Disney's Tomorrowland.

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