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Return to a Different Time

These stunning lamps by Marta Bakowski are meant to evoke the rays of light - their linear nature reminds me of a sundial, as do the beautifully-crafted Elastic Lights by Marta Bordes (I saw them at the CSM degree show earlier this year and decided that I needed one immediately).

Rays by Marta Bakowski.

Rays by Marta Bakowski.

A while ago I made a note on my old blog Neurogram on the shifting perceptions and visualisations of time: is this a phenomenon brought about by our increasingly rapid pace of life, channeling a desire to slow down, to focus on moments instead of seconds? 

Could these be part of the search for authenticity, perceiving the passage of time through the movement of light as opposed to iPhone calendar notifications?