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Hand drawn clock

Hand drawn clock

Spotted at last year’s Design Miami exhibition is artist Maarten Baas’ piece “Grandfather Clock” which might be the eeriest grandfather clock one could have. It’s actually a digital display of an opaque man drawing the hands of the clock on a continuous 12 hour real time loop. I don’t recommend you put this in the…

"Spot" the numbers in this clock

"Spot" the numbers in this clock

Sonodesign’s “Colour Blind Clock” has a colorful dot patterned face that camouflages the numbers. Can you “spot” them? Once you see it, you can’t unsee it. Along with that knitting clock, this would go wonderful in my imaginary room devoted to clocks in my equally imaginary palatial Soho apartment.

The knitting clock

The knitting clock

One of the “knit-er” pieces exhibited at the 2010 DMY International Design Festival in Berlin was German designer Siren Elise Wilhelmsen’s piece “365.” It’s a year round clock that “seeks to give a physical manifestation to the change of time” by automatically knitting a two-yard long scarf in one year with one revolution equaling one…

Life clock

Life clock

Bertrand Planes modified a Karlsson clock that takes a decidedly longer outlook on time. Each notch represents a year and the hour hand, which has been slowed down by a factor of 61320, will make a complete revolution over a period of 80 years. Snag one of the 7 limited edition clocks here. [Via]