Skip the Nail Holes In Your Wall With This Sticker Clock

Not keen on the idea of creating a nail hole in your drywall just so you can hang a wall clock? Designer Jamie Wolfund's found a better way—kind of—as long as you don't mind repainting when it's time to take it down. Instead of nails or screws, the Sticker Clock uses two nine-inch pieces of adhesive vinyl tape to hold… » 4/09/14 5:20pm 4/09/14 5:20pm

How Badly Does Daylight Saving Screw You Up?

If you're in North America, tonight is that horrid night when you lose a perfectly good hour of sleep through no fault of your own. Yes, at 2AM Eastern time, responsible clock owners are all supposed to move the little hand ahead one hour. Does this time travel ever screw you up? » 3/08/14 5:33pm 3/08/14 5:33pm

A Projection Clock That Automatically Adjusts To a Room's Lighting

By now most of us probably solely rely on our smartphones to wake us in the morning, but with their screens off it's not easy to quickly glance at the time in the middle of the night. So keeping an alarm clock on your bedside table isn't a completely antiquated idea, particularly if it's able to project the time onto… » 2/27/14 5:00pm 2/27/14 5:00pm

This Perpetual Plotter Clock Is More Relaxing Than a Zen Garden

There's a certain charm to old-school analog clocks, unless you're part of the generation that never learned how to properly decipher a bunch of numbers laid out in a circle. So Thingiverse user 'joo' has created a happy medium for those more comfortable with a digital clock, but like seeing a bunch of moving parts,… » 2/17/14 5:40pm 2/17/14 5:40pm

Punctuality Isn't a Priority With This Hazy, Hard-To-Read Clock

Tired of your boss busting your chops for getting back a few minutes late from lunch? Just hang this Hazy wall clock in your office and let it serve as the perfect alibi. Is it eight after one, ten after one, twelve after one? It's impossible to say, because designer Ivan Kasner has given the Hazy clock an opaque face… » 1/14/14 5:00pm 1/14/14 5:00pm

How Many Clocks Did You Change Yourself For Daylight Savings?

I did the thing this morning. I woke up, looked at the clock, saw that it was time to get up, jumped out of bed even though the alarm on my phone hadn't gone off yet, started turning lights on, remembered daylight savings, checked the time on my phone, went back to sleep for an hour. Actually it was kind of nice. » 11/03/13 2:00pm 11/03/13 2:00pm

An Audi Masterpiece That Belongs On Your Mantle, Not Your Driveway

Taking inspiration from Porsche's decision to break out into designing everything from sleds to cellphones, Audi's decided that it now wants to apply its design chops to beautiful objects without four wheels. And the car maker's first creation is a stunning see-through table clock that leaves its complex engine… » 9/23/13 11:20am 9/23/13 11:20am

A Beautiful Analog Clock for Dummies Who Are Bad at Telling Time

I have a confession to make, and I'm sure I'm not alone: I'm really bad at reading analog clocks. I learned how to when I was a kid, and I even wear an analog watch today, but some 15 years of digital crutches in between has made reading old-school clocks kind of a drag. You too? Well here's a clock for the both of us. … » 8/17/13 12:00pm 8/17/13 12:00pm

An Alarm Clock With a Feature You Actually Need: USB Ports

It's a hard pill for the alarm clock industry to swallow, but the fact of the matter is that we don't really need them anymore. Smartphones have been reliably waking us up for years now, and they do so much more. So kudos to the folks at Idea International for finding the perfect feature that keeps this bedside alarm… » 8/16/13 12:40pm 8/16/13 12:40pm

An Elaborate Mechanical Sundial That Doesn't Need a Drop of Sunlight

At first glance it looks like a giant, industrial, animated chandelier hanging over your head. But instead of just illuminating a room with its imposing glow, artist Conrad Shawcross' Timepiece doubles as a modern take on the sundial. Because unlike the ancient clocks that kept our ancestors on time, this one doesn't… » 8/15/13 2:20pm 8/15/13 2:20pm

It's Ok To Spend Your Day Staring At the Clock When It Looks This Good

It's hard to justify wasting an inch of deskspace on a clock when your watch, your phone, your computer, even the coffeemaker can tell you what time it is. But then you lay your eyes upon the O'Clock from Okum Made and realize there's still a place for traditional time tellers. At least ones that look this good. » 7/16/13 2:20pm 7/16/13 2:20pm