The Hourglass

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The hourglass is all about time,
but in a more esoteric and fundamental way. I was thinking of having fun with time.

The Hourglass

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The hourglass is all about time,
but in a more esoteric and fundamental way. I was thinking of having fun with time.

The Klepsydra

The Klepsydra is an anachronistic timepiece, rooted between simplicity and complexity. Its apparent simplicity belies the technical complexity and the challenges involved in its creation.

Klepsydra gold - by HG Timepiece. Designed by Marc Newson

The Klepsydra

The Klepsydra is an anachronistic timepiece, rooted between simplicity and complexity. Its apparent simplicity belies the technical complexity and the challenges involved in its creation.

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Marc Newson Biography

Marc Newson has been described as one of the most influential designers of his generation. He has worked across an extremely wide range of disciplines, and his clients include some of the best-known and most prestigious brands in the world spanning diverse sectors from manufacturing and technology to tranportation, fashion, and the luxury goods sector.

Born in Sydney, Australia in 1963, Newson has lived and worked in Sydney, Tokyo, Paris, and presently resides in London where his company, Marc Newson Limited, has been based since 1997. He has had ongoing relationships with comapnies such as Apple, Louis Vuitton, Montblanc, Hermès, Nike, Hennessy, Dom Pérignon, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and Berettato name a few. As well as overseeing his own compagny, he has held senior positions at clients’ companies, having been Creative Director of Qantas Airways from 2005-2015, and Designer for Special Projects at Apple since his first involvement in the design of the ‘Apple Watch’ (2014).
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Marc Newson Biography

Marc Newson has been described as one of the most influential designers of his generation. He has worked across an extremely wide range of disciplines, and his clients include some of the best-known and most prestigious brands in the world spanning diverse sectors from manufacturing and technology to transportation, fashion, and the luxury goods sector.
Born in Sydney, Australia in 1963, Newson has lived and worked in Sydney, Tokyo, Paris, and presently resides in London where his company, Marc Newson Limited, has been based since 1997. He has had ongoing relationships with comapnies such as Apple, Louis Vuitton, Montblanc, Hermès, Nike, Hennessy, Dom Pérignon, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and Berettato name a few. As well as overseeing his own compagny, he has held senior positions at clients’ companies, having been Creative Director of Qantas Airways from 2005-2015, and Designer for Special Projects at Apple since his first involvement in the design of the ‘Apple Watch’ (2014).

Marc is the only designer represented by the Gagosian Gallery, and leading museums around the world have hosted solo retrospective exhibitions of his work.

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The Marc Newson Hourglass For HODINKEE

We’ve long admired Marc Newson’s Hourglass, so we teamed up with him to make our own. This is the Marc Newson Hourglass HODINKEE, available exclusively in a limited collection of just 100 pieces. Hand blown from a single piece of borosilicate glass, the Marc Newson Hourglass for HODINKEE is a sight to behold. To create the shape you see here, a long tube of glass is loaded onto a large turning machine, and a combination of specialized torches and blowing through a long rubber tube are used to heat and shape the spinning glass.

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News

The Marc Newson Hourglass For HODINKEE

We’ve long admired Marc Newson’s Hourglass, so we teamed up with him to make our own. This is the Marc Newson Hourglass HODINKEE, available exclusively in a limited collection of just 100 pieces. Hand blown from a single piece of borosilicate glass, the Marc Newson Hourglass for HODINKEE is a sight to behold. To create the shape you see here, a long tube of glass is loaded onto a large turning machine, and a combination of specialized torches and blowing through a long rubber tube are used to heat and shape the spinning glass.

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