Artist Felix Vorreiter’s unusual timepiece uses a single, long piece of string that feed through a series of pulleys. The rope is marked with dots which align to display the current time. The current clock only has 120 minutes of string, as it would take about 4000ft to cover a full day.
SensorWake is an alarm clock that can wake you up within two minutes by diffusing scents. Each scent cartridge can be used 60 times and is 100% recyclable. Scents include espresso, mint and the almighty dollar.
If you admire angles, you’ll enjoy having this nifty clock by David Dear for Kikkerland on your desk. The red indicator line shows hours and minutes, and since it also reminds us of a cocktail glass, you’ll probably be looking at it when it’s 5pm.
Looking like something that belongs on a mantle in BioShock’s lost city of Rapture, these limited-edition handmade wood art deco clocks feature the warm orange glow of high voltage, cold-war era Nixie tubes to tell time.
The Barisieur is Joshua Renouf’s concept for a coffee lover’s alarm clock. When the alarm goes off, an electric heater and stainless steel balls boil the water, which will then drip onto coffee grounds. Why does this not exist already?