22 design studio: 4th dimension clock 22 design studio: 4th dimension clock
oct 08, 2010

22 design studio: 4th dimension clock

‘4th dimension clock’



taiwan’s 22 design studio‘s ‘4th dimension clock’ is a further exploration of their interest in the concrete material. this clock presents new possibilities for the development of products made from the industrial material. each hour is represented by a triangular slice of concrete, layered in a spiral formation downwards from hours 12 through to 1, creating an inner receding dimension within the clock’s face.


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  • on the photo, at first sight, it seems to be stairways.

    udo says:
  • yes, it is like the stairways all the way to the bottom of the clock.

    Sean says:
  • Love the depth of the face and the natural quality of the concrete. My only crit is with the steps metaphorically moving through time. If that is the case, shouldn’t the steps get deeper as time goes on so that 1 begins to be light and by 12 it is as dark as the shadow will allow?

    faf says:

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