A plastic rendition of classic wooden blocks, Cubes makes a splashy desktop addition. Its petite size keeps its bright colors from overtaking your workspace.
In this age of iCal, a perpetual desktop or wall calendar makes timekeeping an appealingly tactile pleasure. Just don’t forget to make the manual adjustments!
A spin of the finger rotates the plastic panels to reveal the day of the week, date, and month.
Keep dates in check with this handful of Dwell-approved modern clock designs.
Keep your hours, minutes, and seconds in perfectly pixellated order with this bamboo clock designed by Yusuke Tsujita, which offers a checkerboard glimpse at the beautiful grain of the wood.
Telling time in areas around the world can be a lot easier than counting out the hours on your fingers. Charlotte van der Waals created a twelve-sided clock engraved with the names of 24 cities, each representing the different global zones. Set it so your desired destination is on top and you'll know the local time. Available for purchase from Show.
Subtly playful, these plump shakers rock gently back and forth when tipped. A weighted base keeps each glass balanced, ensuring they never fall over.
Move these wood strips side to side to align the date in the middle, but beware: They’re a bit wobbly and won’t stay completely parallel when left or right of center.