shinobu koizumi: eternal
shinobu koizumi: eternal shinobu koizumi: eternal
dec 09, 2011

shinobu koizumi: eternal

‘eternal’ by shinobu koizumi

japanese designer shinobu koizumi has created ‘eternal’, a stone chair with 16 ticking clocks. koizumi’s work speaks to the notion of consistency in a world which is in a constant state of change and decay. ‘eternal’ is designed to function as an immortal chair, its organic shape detailed by small pieces of granite and epoxy resin decorated by 16 embedded clocks, all of which glow in the dark. rather than being clocks which display time in an easily discernible manner, the timepieces possess only a second hand to emphasize the passage of time.

many pieces of granite are gathered and fixed by epoxy resin, becoming a chair

16 clocks are embedded in the granite seat

in the darkness, the dials of the timepieces glow green by luminous paint

alternate view of the stone chair

‘eternal’ ticks off the passage of time


designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.


  • what a relief. meaningless heavy weight design.
    from japan, not germany

    christian meyer says:

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