Image Contributor: Eli Blevis
Genre: Reflection on the constancy of function and the disposability of form over time, as induced by changing technologies.
Pictured is a very rare (circa. 1960) watch diala kind of interface for time telling. The design includes chronograph sub-dialsa kind of interface for time keeping, a 24 hour dial with North indicator arrowa kind of interface for sun compass navigation, and black and white dial areasa pictographic interface for night and day modes. The box from a modern device with similar functions and cachet is pictured in the background.
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