Natures Time

8th September 2014

Time, nature and their relationship has been a hot topic for design and is one that is clearly not going away.

The latest foray into re appropriating time in a and more emotional way is in the form of Bril's Coniferous clock that is filled with leaves that take a year to die.

The leaves in the clock slowly fade from green to brown over the course of a year creating an annual clock that exists without hands or numbers.

Inspired by the traditional Japanese sugidama - which is used to signify when Sake is ready to drink after pressing - consisting of fresh cedar tree branches being tied together at harvest. When the leaves turn brown it indicated that the Sake is ready to drink.

Extending the time to encompass 365 days this modern take clock slowly fades from green to brown and is entirely compostable at the end of its life.

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