Van Der Waals Clock
by Josh Rubin
on 05 November 2004
When form defines function the experience of a product is better. In this case, Charlotte Van Der Waals' World Time Clock takes the math and confusion out of time zone hopping. Simply position the clock with the desired city on top and the correct time is displayed.
$70 at Moss
Microsweep Projector Clock
by Josh Rubin
This clock is projected on to a wall to provide a graphic, almost iconic representation of time. The clock features smooth sweep movement and a dimmer. It's available with Roman (ick), Micro (classic) or Micro 12 (modern) numerals. $219 at gnr8
Angela Yuan, a young NYC-based mechanical engineer, has built a fun little clock from an Etch-A-Sketch. Each minute that passes, the machine tilts the toy, shakes it clean and mechanically draws the correct time.
Jaeger LeCoultre's Atmos 561 Clock by Marc Newson
Suspended in a bubble block of Baccarat crystal and powered by temperature change, Jaeger LeCoultre's Atmos 561 mechanical clock is the work of Australian super-designer Marc Newson (known for designing the Ikepod watch and a million other sleek...
by Tim Yu
The last time we told you about Clocky it was a prototype, but it recently entered the production phase and is now available online. A new and clean design, Clocky is now more compact and the beefier new wheels make it more durable. Oh, and if you...
Richard Mille Planetarium Tellurium
I'm proud to be one of the first to unveil the Richard Mille Planetarium Tellurium. It's a massive achievement in horology with an entirely new mechanical interpretation of a centuries-old tradition—depicting the universe as clockwork...
Dutch designer Buro Vormkrijgers' rotating concept clock "About Time" reveals the passing of time by rolling around your desk and telling time in one long continuous sentence. Vormkrijgers intends for the cone-shaped clock to subvert...
MB&F's Sherman Robot Desk Clock
A mechanical, charming time-telling machine that's been meticulously engineered
by Evan Orensten
With each new release, luxury Swiss horological design house MB&F demonstrates a level of imagination uncommon in today's world of mechanical time-telling—especially when it comes to desk clocks. With Sherman (unveiled today at Geneva's annual...
The Barcode Clock
by Parker Hutchinson
Signals for $35.
Mystic Wall Clock
by Doug Black
The Mystic Wall Clock is a quiet addition to the new crop of products on Personal Interior Design, the Swedish internet shop. With no numbers and barely discernible hands, it's certainly not the most efficient timepiece. But what it lacks in logical...
Sèvres Vase Clock
by Tim Yu
The Sèvres Vase Clock, a prototype by Georgios Maridakis, indicates the hour with an audible knock. Just place the vase of your choice on the brass and wood stand and the hammer will strike the vase each hour. Each vase makes a different sound...
Give yourself a gift by supporting this annual clock's Kickstarter campaign
by CH Editors
With a beautiful color wheel-inspired design that mimics the seasons, filmmaker-cum-designer (and longtime friend of CH) Scott Thrift's annual clock "The Present" re-imagines a clock to remind us to take a moment to find that ever-elusive state...
Tik Tak Clock
Designed by Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe, the Tik Tak clock explodes with every single minute represented on random lengths of powdered steel rods. The sizes of the 60 digits correspond with varying shades of steel for additional depth...