The purpose of the adjustable hourglass was to re-examine what older technology truly had to offer and update it for modern needs. Inn the case of timekeeping, smartphones have taken over with a variety of apps and notifications to record the passing of time., However, the phone represents a portal to another world of infinite distraction and unpleasant beeps. Though hourglasses do not have these issues, they can only observe a single set duration of time.
Through considered design and engineering, the adjustable hourglass solves this issue. By twisting the two halves of the hourglass, an aperture within opens and closes, allowing the user to adjust the duration from one hour to one minute. The internal mechanism is finely machined to provide a smooth and precise operation. The adjustable hourglass is designed not only to keep track of time, but also to be timeless.