Art gifts

Grid Studio turns old hardware like Game Boys and iPhones into art for your home

In context: Logan Paul turned Twitter upside down in December by encapsulating old Game Boy colors in clear epoxy resin to create one-of-a-kind works of art. Grid Studio also creates art with old electronics, although in a less destructive and permanent way.

Studio Grid takes classic electronics like the game boythe Original iPhone and the Sega gaming equipmenttake them apart, then use the parts to build an informative diorama.

Collecting and displaying material from yesteryear is one thing, but Grid Studio takes it a step further by highlighting the material inside that did the magic.

The price varies depending on the display, but on average you can expect to pay between $150 and $400. It might be more than some are willing to shell out for disassembled hardware, but if you’re looking for a unique gift for the tech buff or gaming enthusiast in your life, it might be worth checking out. .

For those wondering, you won’t be able to rebuild these gadgets into working products, especially since Grid uses fake batteries to eliminate safety issues.

Several offers are already sold out, including the Apple Watch Series 1the magic mouse and the play equipmentbut others like the Sony PSP, Nintendo DS Lite and DualShock 4 controller are still in stock at the time of this writing.