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Posted in Inspirational Design of the Week, Just Cool by Brittany on January 28th, 2014
 

Inspirational Design of the Week: Durr, A Watch That Reminds you of the Value of Time

At first glance, this watch doesn’t look very useful — there is no face, no numbers, and no hands to give you any indication of what time of day it is. So why do we love this design so much?

This watch vibrates every five minutes to refocus the wearer’s attention and make sure they are aware of how long they have been doing the task at hand. Skrekstore  came up with this idea as a way to make people appreciate their time more fully. When time is flying by, you are prompted not to lose track and when things seem to be dragging on you are reminded that it hasn’t been too long at all.

For the final product the team came up with the perfect interval to keep you aware without being annoying, as well as the perfect vibration to get your attention without disrupting your process. As well, the simple band and pastel colored “faces” are a great combination of minimal and fun.

Inspirational Design of the Week: Durr, A Watch That Reminds you of the Value of Time

Inspirational Design of the Week: Durr, A Watch That Reminds you of the Value of Time

Inspirational Design of the Week: Durr, A Watch That Reminds you of the Value of Time

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Via Fast Company

 
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Posted in Cool Art Ideas, Inspiration, Inspirational Design of the Week, International, Just Cool by Courtney on August 28th, 2013
 

Inspirational Design of the Week: The "Centipede" Cinema

It’s kind of odd, but we like it! What do you think of this public cinema design? Built in 2012 on the streets of Guimarães, Portugal — the structure offers a unique experience for both movie goers, and design lovers. The project was thought up, and built by Colin Fournier from the Barlett School of Architecture, Polish artist Marysia Lewandowska, and London studio NEON.

The tiny cinema includes 16 tube-like openings for people to poke their heads into, and enjoy the show. Their combined protruding lower-bodies are what give the structure its “centipede” look. Dwellers are welcome to enjoy an hour-long film while inside the structure, which is made up of about 20 short trailers. Fun, innovative, and creative! We’re big fans.

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Inspirational Design of the Week: The "Centipede" Cinema

Inspirational Design of the Week: The "Centipede" Cinema

Inspirational Design of the Week: The "Centipede" Cinema

Inspirational Design of the Week: The "Centipede" Cinema

Inspirational Design of the Week: The "Centipede" Cinema

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