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A Facebook designer creates the most delightfully absurd way to tell time

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Analog watches use hands to point at numbers. The small hand marks the hours and the long one marks the minutes. Depending on their position, our brain interprets the time. It’s pretty logical, easy to do, and well, screw all that, because the Redundant Watch’s hands point at yet more hands to make your life a little bit harder and, hopefully, a bit joyful every time you look at it.

The playful watch was designed by Ji Lee and available now on a Kickstarter campaign.

Lee—communications designer at Facebook and former designer and creative director at Google Creative Lab—told me via email that the design goes back to 1993, when he was attending design school. “The assignment was to........

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