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Big Time Fan

by on March 18, 2011

Hey, kids, what time is it?

If you check this clever — perhaps too clever — clock that looks and expands and contracts like a Japanese folding fan, you might need to take a few seconds to figure it out:

spire_ from ekaggrat singh kalsi on Vimeo.

“Spire” won a Reddot Design Award in 2010 for designers Ekaggrat Singh Kalsi and Darshan Soni. You can’t buy one. Yet.

HT: Fast Company’s CoDesign, where you’ll find links to other unusual clock designs, and TBWA’s Curiosity Counts