'Design and Manufacture of Beautifully Crafted Kinetic Objects' A.W.E. (Automated Winding Engine) by Martin Smith with Laikingland About News Laikingland is a creative label, based in both the UK and The Netherlands, who design and manufacture beautifully crafted kinetic objects that engage, and evoke a sense of play and nostalgia.
Since it’s inception Laikingland has specialised in producing highly crafted limited editions, working closely with invited artists and designers to realise their kinetic ideas. Alongside their products, Laikingland also regularly carry out projects to create one-off, special edition and exclusive kinetic objects and displays.
A.W.E. – Automated Winding Engine – is a unique kinetic robot commissioned especially for the MB&F M.A.D. Gallery in Geneve. This alluring robotic arm shakes a cheeky, mechanical fist at the establishment by offering a playful alternative in showcasing and winding timepieces.
Fingers Mk III by Nik Ramage for Laikingland is now available from the Paul Smith London Mayfair store.
Laikingland are currently presenting pieces from their collection with Spazio Rosanna Orlandi, Milan.