“At first glance, the terms ‘nostalgia’ and ‘technology’ make an unlikely, even incompatible pair. Technology invites change. Nostalgia resists. Technology looks to the future. Nostalgia clings to the past. But for centuries, these adversarial ideas have been harmoniously fused together to facilitate our acceptance of change and innovation by appealing to our longing for the past. Nostalgia and Technology: Embracing the New through Art and Design explores the role of art as a mediator in society’s acceptance and use of new technologies in the home.”