Artists turn blank sheets of paper into extraordinary art

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By Perspective in New Design on Tuesday 22 September 2015

A creative process often starts with a white piece of paper, sketched on and discarded. But, what happens when you ask a group of artists to make white paper the beginning, middle and end of a creative project? Redefining Paper, initiated by James Cropper, challenged eight creatives to separately explore the potential of white paper, with surprising results.

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Want to kill time? This clock will do it for you

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Monday 10 November 2014

As part of his graduation project series Good Medicine Tastes Bitter, Berlin-based product designer Weng Xinyu created the Time Killer, a clock with a blade that slowly saws itself down whenever it is left to its own devices.

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A clock that safeguards a book in it

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 1 July 2013

Devin Montgomery from Pittsburgh sounds like a rocking dad. He made a clock with a book hidden within as a birthday gift for his baby son, and is now looking to manufacture it and share the magic with the world with the help of Kickstarter. We love how you have to figure out the riddle […]

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Recycled yogurt container moon and tide clock

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Eco on Wednesday 27 February 2013

This moon and tide clock is a perfect gift for that eco-friendly surfer in your life. Made from recycled yogurt containers, this unique clock has a sleek and clean design that’s great for predicting tide times, heights, and fishing conditions. It’s the perfect addition to any beach house or stylish bungalow.

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Glowing Tube Clock

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Design on Saturday 13 October 2012

The NixiModerne clock is a stunningly designed piece of German beauty. The casing is a streamline design made of clean metal onto which the glowing tubes are mounted. With each number illuminating into a fiery red, this is a clock with a difference. This monster, which weighs in at 25.5 pounds, contains some of the […]

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