Gallery: Eyktir is a 24-Hour Clock Made from Biodegradable Cardboard

Photo © Héðinn Eiríksson

In the past, Icelanders told time using a traditional measurement system called Eykt – the day was split into eight Eyktir consisting of three hours each. Inspired these traditions, designer Jón Helgi Hólmgeirsson created a 24 hr Eyktir clock entirely made from biodegradable layered cardboard.

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