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Incense Timer / Timer

Incense Timer
Incense Timer

"Incense Timer" is inspired by the time concept of "one stick of incense" in ancient China. The ancients in China usually used incense stick for timing, and called "a stick of incense" as a unit of time, which is about half an hour. Time causes a lot of anxiety in modern society, and is also an important issue but difficult to express. "Incense Timer" provides a simple, familiar and elegant way to visualize the passing of time. "Incense Timer" as a time management product, it can effectively help us manage our time.

University

South China University of Technolog

South China University of Technolog
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Guangzhou, China

Haohao Yang,
South China University of Technology

Kailin Fen,
South China University of Technology

Lian Shen,
South China University of Technology

Yuwei Liang,
South China University of Technology