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Blossom / Kitchen Timer


Inspired by a Chinese idiom “Happiness blooms like flourishing flowers”, Blossom transcends timing into a spiritual and poetic experience. Countdown is not simply a precise quantification of dwindling time: it is an emotional experience driven by expectations and uncertainties for the final outcome. Through blooming flowers, Blossom artistically articulates the connection between "passage of time" and "emotion". Flower petals become bionic rendition to minute hand and digital readout, while setting up the timer by watering embodies the sense of “nurturing”, livening user’s interactive experience with timer.


North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University
Industrial Design
Raleigh, United States

Jeff Poon


Poon, Jeff

Poon, Jeff
Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China

Poon, Jeff