Insights into the media station: Hi-Fi with Retro charm

Outside, the locomotives were under steam. Inside, the railwaymen sat with a service cap on the head, sold tickets, and to stand off from his creaking chair to

Insights into the media station: Hi-Fi with Retro charm

Outside, the locomotives were under steam. Inside, the railwaymen sat with a service cap on the head, sold tickets, and to stand off from his creaking chair to barriers to roll down or balancing with a heavy iron lever with a Soft in the right direction.

is now escaped many of the small railway stations of life, and when it comes to the worst, tell out the broken window panes of approaching decay. However, the station house in the Thuringian town of Gräfentonna, the district of Gotha, had double happiness: A Munich-based business consultant, fell in love with the romantic ruins and chose it along with the goods shed to the request-destination for leisure and later retirement.

And the HiFi Forum from the Franconian town of Baiersdorf, a Team of specialists for the smart life in a completely networked homes, was the metamorphosis of the orphan property to the residential piece of jewelry involved. So a small total work of art in the decorative paraphernalia of the contemporary world of work and modern media, and building technology to play major roles.

Nostalgic accessories and modern technology

The old world of rail transport, met the visitors at every step. Painted signpost on the wall, the Typography, a good century old, the question of the direction in which it goes to the waiting room and baggage handling. Large train station clocks in the residential areas, what has struck the hour. A sharp-edged Luggage scale is used in the living room as a coffee table.

An old rotary dial telephone in black bakelite casing is divided on a small Desk space with a mechanical calculating machine. A panel with interchangeable enamel letters lists the departure times of the passenger trains in the direction of Erfurt, Langensalza. And because nostalgia is so beautiful, there are also a number of antique accessories that have only to do indirectly with the Railway system. A small iron lathe, for example, adorns the kitchen table. Old electric measuring devices fill a shelf.

How do you get in this atmosphere modern technology? Mimicry is one of the methods: In the black bakelite switches that look like installation goods from the thirties of the last century, seats and actuators, which can react to App-commands, for example, to control the light. The eavesdropper for the voice control system Amazon Alexa acts, screwed to the wall, such as a self-evident part of the old electrics. A Docking Station with USB ports only comes to the fore when one stands out a Museum blowtorch, with the help of the electronics cover.

Updated Date: 19 July 2020, 07:20

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