Almost Object’s Simple Stretch Clock

Available on Kickstarter now, a rubber band that transforms everyday objects into time-telling tools

Almost Object founder and designer Nicholas Baker attributes his newest release to an emerald-colored marble slab he found on the sidewalk in his Brooklyn neighborhood. He took the discarded material home—as he often does, he explains—and let it marinate in his space. After a while, an idea hit: he’d wrap the slab in a timekeeping mechanism, transforming the decorative element into a clock. Keeping the …

Occultist TC Conroy’s Conjure Candles

Summon psychic energies and let your intentions flow with powerful spells set in wax

After half a year of feeling like our world has been turned upside down, it’s understandably becoming trickier to keep afloat—mentally and economically. One way to summon some positive vibes is by tapping into new spiritual energies via Conjure Candles. Cleansed, blessed and dressed by renowned life coach and occultist, TC Conroy, each candle is infused with a powerful spell to help jumpstart your intentions. …

Scott Thrift’s Trio of Tools for “Being in Time”

Three "clocks" that forgo seconds, minutes and hours for something more natural

Scott Thrift returns to Kickstarter to debut a new time-channeling tool, this one dedicated to the phases of the moon. This campaign does more than allow people to support the most recent addition to Thrift’s magical roster of machines; it grants access to all three. Since 2011 we’ve been enamored with and utilized the Brooklyn-based artist and designer’s original “The Present.” The hand on this colorful annual clock …