“You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world anew.” Albert Einstein

The Fiery Beauty of Forging an Hourglass


The Hourglass from Ikepod on Vimeo.

Australian designer Marc Newson makes hourglasses by hand. He does it with fire and glass and a sculptor’s touch. And while the final products—10 and 60 minute timepieces from Ikepod, each filled with countless stainless steel nanoballs—cost more than any of us is able to afford, this intimate look at the process is priceless.

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