Can the Swiss Watchmaker Survive the Digital Age?
A watch hand is “glanceable,” as he puts it, because it's only semi-accurate; we peek at an analog wall clock to get a general sense of the time of day, not a precise one. “You're not interested if it's 23 percent or 27 percent.” Bernheim said. “You ...
June 3, 2015
Learning to Embrace Sexuality's Gray Areas
Eleven days later, I found myself trying to rest on my bed in a humid college dorm room with just enough space for a metal-framed bunk and a handful of excitement and anxiety. I was Then he rolled on top of me, pinning one of my arms against the ...
May 22, 2015
Got $6500? This double wall oven may be for you
For instance, the analog clock still connects to a digital timer and temperature display. Depending on The same cannot be said for the standard racks, which are extremely difficult to position thanks to protruding pieces of metal at the rear of the ...
May 10, 2015
Newly open Hotel Vandivort hopes to attract out-of-towners, but locals, too
Artwork by local artists is scattered around the lobby, and within the rooms. The Order features about 90 hand-blown glass globes made at the nearby Springfield Hot Glass on South Campbell Street. Behind the front desk, a wall of live greenery ...
July 13, 2015
Volkswagen's Golf R: An Obsessive Return to Form
The Golf R comes with lane-keeping assist, as well. The instrument panel has a chatty graphical display between the analog dials. The dash fascia is glossy black plastic, like wet ink. This car does a fair impersonation of an Audi S3. I know how this ...
March 29, 2015
What the World Says About the Apple Watch
The 360, in particular, feels like a honking wall clock strapped to your wrist. The slender design of the Apple Watch speaks the elegant language of analog Swiss timepieces. There are dozens of straps to choose from — everything from “Apple went ...
March 18, 2015
The Man Who Would Oversee WWIIs End
Air bases were operating on northern Luzon and cutting off Japan's oil, food, and metal. Iwo Jima's Knickknacks on FDR's desk—pigs, donkeys, and other odd mementos—were swept away, replaced by a model cannon, a clock, and pen sets. From a glance ...
May 7, 2015
SIUE art students take look at 3-D printing
“It brings art, and our art program, to a whole new level. I feel like we’ve just hit the surface of what 3D printing can do, and I’m eager to see it develop.” The goal of the class is to encourage lateral thinking between digital and analog means ...
August 19, 2015
Invoke that old time feel
Decorating with clocks has made a major comeback in the design world. Using clocks in your home for décor purposes is an art; it needs ... variety of models of wall clocks is truly amazing. Wall clocks can be made of wood, glass, metal or plastic; they ...
August 2, 2015
Fuschia Elephant Kicking Soccer Ball Pendulum Wall Clock Metal Art
Hand crafted from recycled metal materials, the clock takes on a uniquely artistic shape as a charming fuschia elephant. The body of the elephant forms the clock face for a quartz clock movement with a blue soccer ball pendulum swinging as the elephant ...
June 27, 2015
Star Trek Starship Wall Clock: We Need More Time, Captain!
This Star Trek wall clock boldly goes where no clock has gone before. Assuming that spot on your wall has never had a clock, anyway. This brushed metal clock has a dozen vintage Action Fleet Micro Machine starships indicating the hours, with DS9 in the center.
November 23, 2014
The Clock Clock turns a wall of analog clocks into digital art
There is something special about everyday items that manage to bridge the gap between art and practicality ... On the surface level the Clock Clock is essentially nothing more than 24 old-skool analog clocks fixed together in a grid three clocks high ...
November 6, 2012
Taking time: Metal thieves prise clock from historic Newcastle town centre building
Thieves targeted a historic town centre building as they dismantled a gigantic copper clock face earlier in a suspected bid for scrap metal. Two men were spotted dismantling a clock on the tower of the former Co-op building in Newcastle in broad daylight.
August 11, 2012
RF Atomic Clock - Maple Grey/Blue Metal Art
Midcentury-modern style starburst clock. Clock body is a dual-layer construction, incorporating a wooden back layer and acrylic front layer, with colored clock hands as a unique accent. Tips are very slightly clipped to reduce fragility and soften the point.
September 7, 2010