The Extraordinary Cuckoo Clocks of Stefan Strumbel.

I always feel a little guilty when I write about an artist’s older work in lieu of their latest. And this post is laden with guilt. Great photo after photo of it. I’m talking about the fact that instead of featuring the über talented Stefan Strumbel’s latest bronze sculptures, I’m sharing with you his cuckoo clocks and related art which he created between 2005 – 2015. Read more

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The Best Curated Gift Guides on Pinterest for 2017

We’re coming down to the final days for holiday shopping. If you’re like a large percentage of people, you’re a last minute gift-giver. These 45 individual gift guides link directly to the products, making it easy to get your holiday shopping done with the touch of a button. Read more

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Urban Concrete Cuckoo Clocks and Brutalist Birdhouses.

If It’s Hip, It’s Here has long been a fan of modern cuckoo clocks as is evident by previous posts beginning with our first way back in 2007, then one on Italy’s Diamantini and Domeniconi Cuckoo Clocks and finally the beautiful handmade Pedro Mealha Cuckoo Clocks. Now we bring you sculptural concrete Cuckoo Blocks by artist Guido Zimmermann. Read more

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The $5000 Clock Clock 24 by Humans Since 1982

Clock Clock 24 by Humans Since 1982

No, those aren’t typos. This piece of functional kinetic sculpture IS called the Clock Clock 24 and yes, it costs $5000. The unique timepiece was created by Humans Since 1982, a Swedish design studio who has earned a reputation worldwide for their kinetic sculptures and installations which revolve around time. Read more

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You’ll Go Cuckoo Over These Eight Modern Clocks from Italy’s Diamantini and Domeniconi.

Diamantini and Domeniconi Cuckoo Clocks

I happen to be Cuckoo for Cuckoo Clocks as indicated by a previous round up of modern cuckoos I posted way back in 2007. Read more

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