Updated for 2018
The steampunk style not only makes a great fashion statement and science fiction genre, it can also add an exciting touch to your home decor as well. Decorative steampunk gifts make a great choice for brightening up the home or office, lending a touch of futuristic whimsy and charm to any room. Here we take a look at some great ideas for steampunk desktop decor that are sure to be a welcome addition to the home office or work desk.
The first items can be purchased individually, or as an attractive set that goes perfectly together. Pens and pen holders are a must for any desk, so why not add a touch of steampunk to them?
Industrial Steampunk Sculptural Ink Transport Pens
This is a set of six retro mechanical pens cast in industrial designer resin. The outside of each pen is gold and silver in color and each features a different design of cool Steampunk gears and gizmos. The perfect writing tools to add that special touch of steampunk desktop decor. These pens will allow you in write in style, or perhaps even pen your own Steampunk novel.
Industrial Steampunk Dual Gear Pen Holder
This is a stylish and futuristic unique pen holder designed to fit the steampunk ink transport pens. Made from industrial designer resin, this pen holder has slots to hold all six pens and is shaped like a vintage style double mechanical dual gear holder. Great detail and silver and gold in color to perfectly coordinate with the pens and to help keep your desktop neat and tidy.
Industrial Steampunk Sculptural Ink Transport Pen Collection
This is a set of the above mentioned pens and pen holder than can be purchased together. Makes a great idea for the desktop and is a functional, practical, yet very cool and unique gift idea. Perfect for dad for Father’s Day, or for any lover of the steampunk theme.
Reboot, The Robot Statue
This little humanoid android spaceman is a Design Toscano exclusive. He is made from high quality designer resin and hand painted. Reboot features details galore, including gears, nuts, and bolts, making him the perfect steampunk sidekick for your desktop. Measures 10.5 inches all by 3.5 inches wide. Also makes a great bookshelf accent piece.
“Steampunk Gothic Gear Dragon” Statue
Cast from quality designer resin and complete with faux brass finish, this dragon is prepared to defend your desktop with his ferocious gears, valves, and rheostats. Measures 10 inches wide by 5 inches high. He is the perfect combination of mythology meets futurism, making him an ideal steampunk desktop decor piece. No one will dare move your stapler or important papers with this guy watching over your desk!
“Cyber Leopard” Steampunk Statue
This stealth kitty features detailed gears, valves, and hinges as he lurks across your desktop. With an antique brass finish, this cat is sculpted from quality designer resin and is eager to defend your desk. Measures 5 inches high and 15.5 inches wide. Makes a very unique gift idea for the home or office. This prowling predator is the perfect Victorian meets technology feline who is ready to guard your office space.
Steampunk Airship Illuminated Sculpture
Combine your love of futuristic fiction with this great desktop piece. This fantasy airship sculpture features high quality designer resin with a hand painted faux metal finish. Not only does the airship add a great Steampunk look to your desktop, it also provides a lovely glow thanks to the frosted galls orb. Activated by a switch on the cord, the airship lights up with a low watt CFL bulb, casting a great glow upon your desk. Makes the perfect accent piece for the steampunk lover. Measures 10.5 inches high by 6.5 inches wide. Makes a great gift idea for those with taste slightly out of the ordinary.
Bird of Steampunk-iness Armor Clad Statue
Sculpted with rivets and washers from his mechanized wings to his spiny claws, this bird statue by artist Liam Manchester is cast in quality designer resin and finished in faux metal hues. The size is 4″ W x 7½” D x 4″ H. This is a Design Toscano exclusive and it is totally unique! Great addition to this list. New for 2018.
Steampunk Writing Instrument and Time Indicator Sculpture
This goes great with the pens and pen holder shown earlier on this page. Cast in quality designer resin with a faux antique brass finish, this retro Steampunk hybrid awaits your newest innovation. The size is 5½”W x 4″D x 6½”H. And it will look great on your own desk or the desk of someone you love.
Octopod Mechanical Steampunk Sculpture
For our followers who are octopus lovers, here is another addition from Design Toscano. Cast in quality designer resin and hand painted in a burnished antique brass to play up every apocalyptic detail, this Design Toscano-exclusive celebrates retro futurism with the call of the sea! It is a great addition to anyone’s desk, but especially for people who collect octopus decor. Size is 9″W x 7″D x 4″H. Click through for more details.
Gotham Steampunk Metal Table Clock
If you are a fan of the TV show Gotham or like vintage NYC collectibles, you will fall in love with this desk clock. This modified Victorian Steampunk clock is crowned with its own cityscape image that gives a grunge nod to the icons of Metropolis and Gotham. This Design Toscano exclusive requires your AA battery. Size is 8″ W x 3″D x 14½”H. Click through for more views.
Tritonia Atmospheric Diving Suit Steampunk Statue
This replica of an atmospheric deep-sea diving suit based on the first truly usable nautical scuba gear used in the 1930’s to explore the wreck of the sunken RMS Lusitania is sculpted with great detail in quality designer resin and hand painted in an antique brass finish. This work of Steampunk fantasy art sculptue is exclusive to Design Toscano. Great gift idea for anyone who collects vintage diving gear. Size is 4″W x 3″D x 8″H.
Gentleman From Middlesex With His Stovepipe Hat Sculptural Bust
Although this piece reminds us of Abraham Lincoln, Design Toscano says that the sculpture is wearing the iconic top hat credited in 1793 to British hatter George Dunnage of Middlesex. Lovely piece for a desk or bookshelf, this Design Toscano exclusive piece is cast in quality designer resin with a faux metallic finish. The size is 9½”W x 8½”D x 19″H. Click through for more views of this bust.
Industrial Gear Sculptural Iron Bookends
With actual moving gears, these bookends are practical and fun simultaneously. These heavy-duty, authentic iron bookends lend a masculine feel to library, den or sitting room and will hold your heavy law or medical books on your desk or a bookshelf. Each bookend is 8″W x 3½”D x 5½”H.
Nikola Tesla Bonded Marble Resin Sculptural Bust
As an engineer and inventor, Nikola Tesla’s stellar reputation in his native Croatia awarded him a position with his very first U.S. employer (and later rival), Thomas Edison. The Design Toscano artisan has sculpted the Father of AC current and modern-day Steampunk icon, and then set him on top of a pillar that displays his name. Cast in bonded marble resin, this Design Toscano exclusive showcases your love of the sciences and your appreciation for thinking outside the box. Size is 5″ W x 3″ D x 7½'” H. New for 2018.
Decorative Copernicus Metal Armillary Sphere
Our favorite addition this year, this piece is very versatile. An armillary is a celestial globe with a series of rings that revolve around a center sun and represent the orbits of the solar system. Constructed of metal with a solid wood base, this Design Toscano exclusive will fit in anywhere. Size is 19″W x 6½”D x 25½”H. Click through to the Design Toscano website for more information.
More Steampunk Desktop Decor
These items are all available from Amazon, and make lovely desktop gifts.
Water Piping Desk Top LampAdventurer’s Clockwork Time Machine Chronambulator Desk ClockMini Industrial Steampunk Desk LampIndustrial Steampunk table pipe lampSteampunk Dark Crow on Skull StatueSteampunk Luggage Desktop Mouse PadIndustrial Steampunk table pipe lamp with Classic Edison bulb and Red Mahogany wood baseOctopus Diving Bell Clock StatueMason Jar Industrial Steampunk table pipe lamp with Radio Edison bulb and Weathered wood base
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