Millions Of Stainless Steel Nanoballs

Posted by Suzie Wong | March 9th, 2012 Share

The Hourglass by Marc Newson

With The Hourglass ($10.421) of Australian designer Marc Newson for Ikepod the words time is money get literally speaking another dimension. The Hourglass is one of those rare pieces that doesn’t speak to the rational side of you, but purely the emotional. It is both a traditional stopwatch and a contemporary sculpture. There are four different Hourglasses, each filled with nanoballs of unique coatings: black stainless steel, stainless steel, copper, and yellow gold. Each piece is entirely hand made in Switzerland and consists of millions of stainless steel nanoballs which flow in 10 minutes or 60 minutes depending on the version or your wallet. ❚ Flattr this

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Marc Newson - Transport

Marc Newson – Transport

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