This Hourglass Amber 15 Minutes is not just a beautiful object on any desk, it visualizes the passage of time, and it reminds us how unaware we are of how fast or slow some 15 minutes actually are. Time is subjective, and some philosophers might even suggest that (spare) time is becoming the only true luxury we have in this modern age.
About the maker High Tide
Established in 1994 in Arae, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka (South of Japan)
Hightide is the creation of two friends: a Japanese surfer and a design aficionado, who decided to create a company based on the importance of being fulfilled both spiritually and emotionally.
Hightide creates elegant retro stationery and lifestyle designs. Through their di er- ent lines, they feature products that mix traditional Japanese designs with day-to- day functionality.