Tag Archive for clocks

Max Bill Chronoscope

One day I will own this Max Bill Chronoscope designed for Junghans. White face, metal mesh wristband and beautiful concave glass. It’s just perfect. Last week, to cure my crush, I went into town and fitted one on my wrist.…

Clock of clocks

This clock by Christiaan Postma consists of more than 150 separate clocks, each of them playing a role in a hybrid typographic/hand device to tell what time it is.

Christiaan explains the concept:
The word “three” completely appears when it’s exactly 3 o’clock and will then transform again as time passes. The word “four” begins to appear and at exactly 4 o’clock the word “four” is clearly visible. The word “three” is by then totally vanished and no longer readable.

Hard to visualize? Watch the accelerated animation below to see how it works.

Form follows function

This is just so perfect. This singlehanded clock by Denis Guidone tells you just about what time it is. Tilt it to the other half of its base and it’ll show daylight savings time. The “Ora ilLegale”. Simple. Brilliant. I…