Wake Alarm from Tiny Hearts

A new alarm app that attempts making mornings easier

If your natural reaction to the alarm going off is to cause your phone physical harm, Tiny Hearts‘ Wake Alarm could be perfect for you. Released today, Wake Alarm was created in an attempt to make mornings easier, with an almost completely personalized wake-up call. The alarm has three modes: Slap and Flip, Swipe or Shake. Each mode requires the user to respond differently; from …

Braun Digital vs. Braun Analog

A showdown of heritage alarm clocks

This past year saw the relaunch of a slew of throw-back designs to the so-called golden age of Braun. Joining the analog clocks and minimal wristwatches is a line of digital clocks inspired by the clean look favored by designers Dietrich Lubs and Dieter Rams. Seen side-by-side, both the analog and digital options are enviable design objects, but we imagine two camps must form around …