NPR logo

Living in the 'Star Trek' Universe -- For Real

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5359397/5359398" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Living in the 'Star Trek' Universe -- For Real

Living in the 'Star Trek' Universe — For Real

Living in the 'Star Trek' Universe -- For Real

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5359397/5359398" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The "transporter room" of Tony Alleyne 's home. 24th Century Design hide caption

toggle caption
24th Century Design

The "transporter room" of Tony Alleyne 's home.

24th Century Design

Tony Alleyne loved the Star Trek universe so much, he wanted to live in it. So after a bitter breakup, he remodeled his condominium to look like the inside of the Starship Enterprise.

Since then he's started a science fiction interior design business to recoup the cost, and now he's an Internet hero. Technology maven Xeni Jardin profiles Alleyne and his most unusual home.