biegert + funk: qlocktwo
 
biegert + funk: qlocktwo biegert + funk: qlocktwo
may 23, 2010

biegert + funk: qlocktwo

‘qlocktwo’

‘qlocktwo’, created by german product design studio biegert & funk, is a clock that tells time in words. it has a quadratic matrix of letter. some of these characters glow in pure white, thus, forming words that describe the time in five minute intervals.  for more accurate timing, users can look at the illuminated dots in the corner which show individual minutes. with the help of its built in brightness sensor, the illuminating power of the letters are automatically adjusted.

450mm x 450mm x 20 mm international electricity supply 110V/220V weight is approximately 4 kg image © designboom

the front surface of ‘qlocktwo’ is supported by eight magnets allowing it to be replaced without visible attachments. this design is also available in satin stainless steel or five colours of polished synthetic glass.

‘qlocktwo’ was showcased at ICFF during new york design week 2010. for more info on ‘qlocktwo’, see designboom’s previous coverage here.

detail image © designboom

the all-white version

pictured at the ICFF booth image © designboom

detail image © designboom

‘qlocktwo’ is available in different languages such as german, spanish, italian, dutch and french. colors include black ice tea, cherry cake, vanilla sugar, frozen blackburry, lime juice and light caramel.

andreas funk and marco biegert of design studio biegert & funk image © designboom

  • I saw them at the ICFF. The front is changeable.
    The price: 800 dollars aprox.

    NY Lover says:
  • I’ve seen very similar stuff popping out recently. Art Lebedev did something similar. Gehry watch owns is original idea. This is still good work but I wouldn’t call it creative.

    Turk says:
  • on instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Word-Clock/?&sort=NEWEST&limit=50&offset=200 instructions to doing something very similar. It was published a year ago.

    filippo says:
  • where can i get one?

    ematt says:
  • i like it very much but its not original, similar ideas have been around for long time. I wouldnt pay 800 but i might pay 100. Simple, clean and and amusing, if not the most efficient way to tell time, it still gets an “A.” Well done.

    charles says:
  • love it

    RQ says:

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