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Our design inspiration comes from “keep records by tying knots”. The ancients kept records by tying knots, however, we will transform it into “measure time by emitting flavors”. The design breaks the traditional method of time keeping and divides 24hours of a day into four parts, which are dining, working, entertaining and sleeping, respectively. Each part will emit a flavor, which are replaced by four kinds of essential oil. A person can perceive the time through the sense of smell. This new sensory experience will offer people a better and more regular life.

University

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, China

Tian Lei,
Ren long.

Design

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, China

Xing Li, Xi Geng, Fen Zhuang, Ran Li, Jingjing Yin.