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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...
The Heart Machine by Martin Smith for Laikingland

The Heart Machine by Martin Smith for Laikingland

Automata enthusiast and friend of Laikingland Sergio Pinese has created an automata making contest called Crankahead. With the competition deadline and Valentine’s Day fast approaching Martin Smith thought it would be fun to make a piece for both occasions and the result is The Heart Machine. It’s an alarming little machine to demand the attention...
Applause Machine film

Applause Machine film

The Applause Machines, designed by British artist Martin Smith and manufactured by Laikingland, are available in a range of five rather splendid colours. I wrote about it a while ago, but now I would like to show a short film as well. You just press the button and the Applause Machine enthusiastically claps its hands...
Applause Machine evoke a sense of play

Applause Machine evoke a sense of play

Laikinglands first product is the Applause Machine, designed by British artist Martin Smith.  Just press the button and the Applause Machine enthusiastically claps its hands for you. Laikingland is a creative collaboration, based in both the UK and The Netherlands, whose intention is to design and manufacture beautifully crafted kinetic objects that engage, and evoke...