Capillary Calendar

Craft & Design


I’m really digging this ink calendar by Oscar Diaz:

Spanish designer Oscar Diaz has designed a calendar that uses the capillary action of ink spreading across paper to display the date. Each month, a bottle of coloured ink spreads across a sheet of paper embossed with numbers, colouring them in as it goes.

(Thanks, Lauren Venell!)

4 thoughts on “Capillary Calendar

  1. femmeknitzi says:

    rather wasteful. Cool is worth it at times, but its not sustainable.

  2. A Nonny Moose says:

    Bah, calendars are inherently wasteful. You can only use them for a year, oui? This one happens to be interesting and attractive.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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