I’m a geek through and through like most readers of this blog. As I was browsing geeky news today I came across an interesting bit of news about a geeky coffee table. It got me thinking about decorating my home (assuming my wife approves!), and how one would go about showcasing this on the internet.
Let’s start with the geeky furniture…
It’s a Star Trek coffee table that also doubles as a pinball machine! What self-respecting geek wouldn’t want this?! J
Found via Nerdist:
This beauty is handmade and will cost you roughly €7800 / US$8800. It took almost 400 hours to build and its creator says it contains the Star Trek pinball machine by Data East in 1991. Of course it comes with Dilithium crystals to fuel it which are really hard to come by (recall that it’s a mineral that occurs naturally on only some planets).
Ok, ok, maybe Star Trek isn’t your thing, but if you are really looking to outfit your living room with a geeky table then how about these options?
An iPhone Table!
The iPhone table on the left is for the hardcore iPhone geek with the full homescreen look and feel including the hom button. But it’s a little boxy and bulky, like the iPhone 3. If you’re looking for something that may be more esthetically pleasing but still geeky, how about the table on the right inspired by the modern iPhones.
This iPhone Table on the right is a unique table inspired and crafted on the elegant, advanced design and iconic form of the iPhone. Perfect for contemporary design spaces.
Alright, maybe you want more hardcore geeky furniture. After all, everybody and their grandmother has a smartphone so maybe that one’s not geeky enough for you…
How about retro gaming furniture like Space Invaders?
The Space Invaders couch is one of the highest quality retro video game couches ever made. Its sleek design and memory foam cushioning makes the Space Invaders couch not only incredibly nostalgic, but comfortable too.
The Pacman ottoman! This would be perfect for any arcade room or to sit while playing your XBOX or PS, right?
If you’re not into the retro gaming style but maybe you’re a fan of Game of Thrones? Then how about this beautiful Game of Thrones Iron Throne Bean Bag chair, with complete instructions to make your own!
Skip on over to Freshome for the instructions and more detailed pics of this bad boy. Any self-respecting obsessive GoT fan would love to watch the show from their own throne.
Showcasing your new geeky furniture
Now that you’ve got your geek on and decorating your home with trendy furniture like this, you might should also consider showcasing how you decorate your home with geeky style. You can easily do this in a few easy steps.
- Start by choosing from website hosting services. You want to consider price, bandwidth, disk space. Since I’ve been using Geeknews for many years, I know that another important point to consider is ease of use of the control panel. This is because you’ll spend a lot of time here configuring the site at the beginning or when making big changes.
- Configure WordPress as your blogging platform. It’s free with tens of thousands of great themes and plugins. If you want to just show off your pics, choose a photo gallery theme. Most hosting services can install WP for you with a single click!
- Sign up for and implement Google Analytics on your site. This will allow you to gain insights, data, into who is landing at your site, where they’re from, what they do on the site. It’ll help you optimize the site
- If you want to earn a little pocket money from your new site, consider being an advertising affiliate for a business such as Amazon Affiliate Program, Google AdSense, etc…
There you have it, when you decorate with geeky furniture or setup your own blog to showcase it, please share with me and I’ll profile here J