The Panopticonic Looking-Glass Doorknob

Hideyuki Nakayama has created the penultimate Functional Art for our Paranoid Panopticonic Age:  Thee Looking-Glass Doorknob.  It’s a glass orb that allows you to see who is on the other side of the door without having to go through all the effort of actually turning the knob to open the door.  You can watch their movements in your very own crystal ball.

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