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Out with the clogs, in with the clock

Out with the clogs, in with the clock

It’s the latest edition of MAARTEN BAAS’ Real Times’ series: a gigantic clock (over three metres in height) in the Lounge 2 at one of the world’s most popular airports. Every year 15 million people travel through Lounge 2 at Schiphol, hosting passengers from all around the world. This was one of the many reasons...
Just About Now - short film about the sand timer by Maarten Baas

Just About Now – short film about the sand timer by Maarten Baas

Laikingland is presenting a short film about their sand timer by Maarten Baas. The sand timer, called Just About Now, indicates the passing of time with the sounding of a gong. The making of the short film coincide with an exhibition in Beijing (7 March – 10 April) at the O Clok exhibition by Triennale Design Museum. There are several...
Maarten Baas design for Amnesty as support for Liu Xiaobo

Maarten Baas design for Amnesty as support for Liu Xiaobo

Amnesty International invited Maarten Baas to design a piece to support their campaign against the increased suppression of writers, journalists, artists and activists. In honor of the Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, Maarten Baas designed The Empty Chair. In 2010 Liu Xiaobo was awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize for his peaceful battle...