So as I've been vacationing in Milwaukee I've been wandering around and enjoying the old industrial buildings. This was a factory town, and everything here is older than the west (euro-americans having been settled here for much longer) Here's some sweet local flavors with a little focus on the sleek gray of the city, starting with this killer photo from SophiLoreen.
Enjoy a business classic re-purposed for modern business needs! (I can never do a "Finds" post without something eco-friendly people.) Put your fancy ipad in a pouch from MyGreenMonkeyDesigns to protect it, and to accessorize yourself!...
Hard metal edges and polished shine, this has the appeal of an industrial tool with the soft shapes of fine jewelry. PsyFiJewelry makes futuristic pieces with exciting metals and interesting stones.
The locals here have some crazy state pride. But if tattoos are a bit much for you grab an embroidered piece of wonderful from Lulumisu. Still involves needles and bright colors, but you can move elsewhere and still get a job.
Check out this series of cute robot letters from Jimbot, I mean squeeee!! how cute! And useful for spelling out your plans for mechanically fueled world domination... or something.