Beating Heart Wall Clock

This kinetic clock creates the illusion of a beating heart.
created by

Zoltan Kecskemeti

$85.00

created by

Zoltan Kecskemeti

read more about the maker

The Beat Goes On

This kinetic clock features a heart that seems to beat with each passing second. The effect is made by the magic of a phenomenon called moiré, where intersecting patterns simulate motion. To create a kinegram—the illusion of movement in a still graphic image—the moiré effect is manipulated in a pre-motion-picture form of animation. Here, a perforated overlay turns independently of the clock mechanism, making a mesmerizing kinegram of a beating red heart underneath. Uses one D battery (not included). Designed by Zoltan Kecskemeti in Budapest; made in China.

By day, Hungarian Zoltan Kecskemeti is a 3D artist for video games and animated movies. By night (or whenever his spare time happens to be), he focuses on his own ideas and visualizes designs like the kinegram clock. It started with an idea, then he created a prototype and uploaded a video to YouTube. A clock manufacturer saw the video, and they have been working together ever since.

Made from
aluminum, plastic
Measurements
12" dia.
Notes
Requires one D battery (not included).
Item ID
43628

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5.0

Great conversation piece.

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    Comments about UncommonGoods Beating Heart Wall Clock:

    I have a clock collection in my 7th grade classroom. I am always looking for unusual designs. This one definitely wowed the students and got them asking questions.

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    5.0

    love it!!!

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      Comments about UncommonGoods Beating Heart Wall Clock:

      Really different, hope it lasts for a very long time. Seems very sturdy.

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      4.0

      Great Valentines Day gift!

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        My wife loved this clock as a V'day gift!

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