Elina Ulvio

Obeliski clock

11 700 

Unique piece

Telescopic digital motor clock
Chrome steel, powder coated painted steel, patinated steels using mixed techniques of acids, coppering and blackening, and leaf brass gilded steel
D : 12 cm (cylinder) x H 152-218 cm
D : 4,7 in. (cylinder) x H 59,8-85,8 in.

Single original signed by the artist

Available in stock
International shipping

About the designer

Elina Ulvio
Award-winning Finnish designer, based in Helsinki, Finland
Studio @elinaulvio

SELECTIVE NEWS :
Selected as World’s hottest new talents 2016 by @Wallpaper
Awarded with @luomocollective at Muoto 2016, the annual design gala celebrating significant Finnish design

ABOUT THE PIECE :
The Obeliski clock is a dynamic vertical timepiece formed of moving cylinders that tell the time by rising into a tall tower.
Materialwise Obeliski is a study of steel as a medium explored with different treatments,
identifying each hour with it’s own color and texture : chromium plated steel, powder coated painted steel in carefully selected colors, patinated steel using mixed techniques of acids, coppering and blackening, and leaf brass gilded steel.

The Obeliski is a telescopic totem of time composed by nested cylinders that each represent a clock hour. It is programmed to continuously rise at a speed of 55 mm per hour, which is the length of one cylinder. Time starts from zero level at 12 o’clock, when the tubes are all nested inside each other. As time proceeds the smallest cylinder in the middle starts rising. After one hour and 55 mm, at one o’clock, the first cylinder starts lifting along the next cylinder. This movement continues for 12 hours until all the cylinders are exposed. After this the tower collapses back to level zero and starts rising again.

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