Designed by cloudandco (Seoul, South Korea, founded 2010); Creative Director: Yeongkyu Yoo (South Korean, born 1971); Industrial Design: Yeongkyu Yoo, Kihwan Joo, Youngwoo Choi, Jaesung Joo; Graphic Design: Yeongkyu Yoo, Nara Ok; Concept Editor: Michelle JY Park; Manufactured by Dot Incorporation (Seoul, South Korea, founded 2014); Anodized aluminum case, gyroscope, touch sensors, wireless MCU platform, leather

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2018

0304, Dot Watch, 2017

The round, white Dot Watch is a wrist watch with a dynamic braille pin display. It shows time in Braille mode (with traditional braille numbers) and Tactile mode (for non-braille readers). Dot Watch can also receive text messages in braille from a smartphone. Designed by Cloudandco for Dot Incorporation.

Designed by cloudandco (Seoul, South Korea, founded 2010); Creative Director: Yeongkyu Yoo (South Korean, born 1971); Industrial Design: Yeongkyu Yoo, Kihwan Joo, Youngwoo Choi, Jaesung Joo;Graphic Design: Yeongkyu Yoo, Nara Ok; Concept Editor: Michelle JY Park; Manufactured by Dot Incorporation (Seoul, South Korea, founded 2014); Anodized aluminum case, gyroscope, touch sensors, wireless MCU platform, leather
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  • Ball Wall Clock, 1949
  • assembled wood, painted wood, steel rods, sheet metal.
  • Gift of The Mel Byars Collection.
  • 1991-26-1
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