Analogue/Digital Anxiety :: Tableau : charming prototype for making digital interactions physical

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There is nothing about this that doesn't fill me with warmth and hope.
It's like an elegantly disguised fax machine - but the form is so fundamental and unambiguously archaic that the functionality seems to be imbued with nostalgia (and humanity?) instantaneously.