Aeroplane desk clock

Client: Student Project

Project: Promotional item for wholesale paper supplier (1999).


Solution: Three seperate pieces of cartonboard was used to allow substitutions of stock ( gloss/matt, textured/smooth ) or technique ( foil/emboss ) to promote different samples. The wing structures allow plenty of access to the samples after the aeroplane is constructed. The parts are joined by the clock mechanism and includes no glues or fixings.

The clock was designed to sit on top of a computer, as well as on a desk or even hung from the holes provided with string. It comes delivered flat and and assembled by the recipient by following numbered instructions becoming an interactive game.

Results: Highly Commended, Southern Cross Package Design Awards


  • Concept development and strategy
  • Creative direction
  • Project management
  • Usability design
  • Information design
  • Graphic design
  • illustration
  • Prototyping
  • Construction of final mock-up

Build your own clock: Dvize has released the plans to this clock so you can build one for yourself. The plans are licensed under creative commons so you will be able to customise it as well.

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