A Designer Built This Cuckoo Clock Inspired by ‘The Shining’

Designer Chris Dimino created a cuckoo clock themed after Stanley Kubricks The Shining. Dimino was challenged to create a cuckoo clock in which the clock itself, the cuckoo motion, sound, and the pendulum capture a moment in time fitting these elements to a concept. The solution was the classic moment from The Shining in which Jack Torrance crashed through the door wielding an ax.


The clock mimics the moment from the film, and every hour Jack breaks through the door and the famous line “Here’s Johnny” plays followed by a scream by Shining co-star Shelly Duvall. Chris is also the creative mind behind the fantastic Keyboard Waffle Iron.

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