Part-time, photo by Eke Miedaner. From the comments: "Shy clock?" "The clock is two-faced, so you have to take a look on both sides to know the time." (This is an official school-clock in KV Baden-Zurzach).
This is a pretty great system. This might be an idea for the living area partition. Sliding door, room divider design could be adapted to look more Asian to suit individual styles rather than Oriental style in the photo.
Turn your books into works of art using the Invisible Book Shelf - This is so awesome, I have so many books and I love them all, but storing them on a bookshelf doesn't show how great they are individually.
Niko Economidis What about your book balance? If you have too many books in the bookcase 'that you still intend to read. The read / unread bookshelf from designer Niko Economidis is relentless. If you read too little, pour your bookshelf.