Clockwork Snow Dutch design studio tjep (Frank Tjepkema) are displaying their project ‘clockwork snow’ within the christmas windows at la rinascente in milan. The piece appears as a grouping of mechanical gears that seem to drop from heaven like icy snowflakes, crystallizing into a magical machine frozen in time.

The gears represent our rational world, but here they transcend the purely utilitarian, becoming a romantic, haunting dream.

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via designboom