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Trace of Time / clock

Trace of Time
Trace of Time

In the Chinese traditional culture, incense is more than a perfume used to treat the diseases and edify body and mind. In most of times, it is used to tell the time. It is unique to the Chinese and the embodiment of their vague concept of time.
The trace left after the incense is burnt out indicates the time gone and the smoke in the air implies the thought of Zen.
Trace of time is designed basic on the understanding of Chinese people on time and incense. The supporting plate is shaped like a clock to hold the round incense in its center. The incense burns slowly clockwise after it is lighted. The rest incense can explicitly tell the current

University

china academy of art

china academy of art
Hangzhou, China

University

china academy of art

china academy of art
Hangzhou, China

Design

innovo design

innovo design
Hangzhou, China

Hang Yiling Zhang Lei