| 12:10 – 12 February 2018 |
The Relax clock by Studio DWAS is a gentle reminder for individuals doing a 9am-6pm job that the time after 6pm matters!
Every day, we see millions of people around the globe wake up to their alarm clocks, hit snooze, and sleepily head into work. Well, that’s the routine for most people who have to earn a living. This 9am-6pm work hours are coupled with stress and lifestyle habits that tend to literally take away your off time after 6pm too! ‘ Design With A Story ‘ – DWAS studio based in Düsseldorf, Germany have come up with a clock to put up all these thought-provoking facts in their new product – Relax clock. Headed by two talented product designers Begüm Tomruk & Mirko Goetzen, they strive to tell a story through their each products like chairs, mirrors, lamps and clocks.
Through the Relax clock, they seek to remind many people who get wound in their routine, not to forget to cherish the time that is passing by.
From the designers –
Today’s world is changing at a pace never seen before. Tempo is a need for individuals to keep up in today’s fast moving society. Areas of work and free time are dissolving, which has a clear impact on our social life’s.
Wall mounted Relax clock
Time is becoming luxury. This clock captures this fact in an emotional way and reminds all of us that moments matter. Intentionally we used an area of frosted glass that barely shows the time to remind people that they can relax best when they are unaware of time.
2 sections via clear and frosted glass
The unique feature of the 24-hour clock is a glass panel, which is divided into two sections by two different surface treatments – clear and frosted. While working (from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm), time is clearly visible through the clear glass.
When you are supposed to relax (from 6:00 pm to 9:00 am), indicator and numbers are barely visible behind the frosted glass surface to remind you that time matters.
Product name – Relax Clock
Studio name – Studio DWAS
Lead Designers – Begüm Tomruk, Mirko Goetzen
Product type – Product design, Clock
Studio location – Düsseldorf, Germany
Completion Year -2017, In progress
Photography Credits – © Studio DWAS
Materials used – Plastic, glass with frosted effect, 24 hour clock mechanism