Blog — history

Partnering With The Smithsonian Institute

Partnering With The Smithsonian Institute

As a company, our primary goal is to bring our love of all things historic, functional and beautiful to all of our designs. That’s why we’re incredibly excited to partner with the Smithsonian Institute on a collection of goods that bring together both of our missions.

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This Just In, Our Newest Arrivals - Part II

This Just In, Our Newest Arrivals - Part II

At Pendulux, we really enjoy paper napkin sketching, computer designing, and creating new Pendulux products. The entire process, from idea to creation, can take quite a bit of time, but it’s well worth it. We look to the past for influence, and through present-day methods create pieces with unique style and nostalgia. After a lot of effort, we’ve produced a host of new products, that we’re excited to show off. We wrote about a few of these items last month, so here’s some more of what we’ve been working on:  Motorboats We’re fascinated with Japanese electric model toy boats circa...

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Hot Off the Press, our Newest Arrivals

Hot Off the Press, our Newest Arrivals

We love to sketch, draw, design, and put together ideas for new Pendulux products but the whole process, from inception to production, can be quite a lengthy ordeal. Looking back in time for inspiration, and figuring out how to use modern techniques to create pieces with character and integrity can be very challenging. After a lot of hard work, we’ve created an assortment of new products, that we’re very proud to show you. Here’s what we’ve been working on:    ALTIMETER ALARM CLOCKS Without a doubt our most popular, the altimeter series of clocks has been redesigned to function as...

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Inspiration : Outer Space

Inspiration : Outer Space

Humans have always been curious about what lies beyond our planet. The outer space fever hit an all-time high during the Space Race of the 1950s through 1960s, hitting its apex when the U.S. put a man on the moon in July of 1969. Leading up to that moment, and for a while afterward, much of popular culture revolved around the space race, influencing everything in that era from music to art to design trends.

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