1000 True Fans

Now that a few OneClocks are out in the wild, we’re getting some good feedback, and thought it would be nice to start a running compilation, as a reminder of why we’re doing this. This exercise was inspired in part by Kevin Kelly’s essay 1000 True Fans, which (to paraphrase) is about aiming for a really strong, direct connection with a small, unique group, rather than trying to make something for everyone.

Here are some of our favorites, in no particular order:

“I've been waking up to my OneClock for three mornings now, and I've never experienced such a peaceful waking experience before in my life. In the past I've tried alarms on my phone with different kinds of music, but there's some serious acoustic magic going on with OneClock. This is a whole new level of calm.”

Yes, the price seems crazy. BUT it’s made to last and after using mine for a week, waking up has never been more pleasant. Worth the investment in my book.”

Just wanted to say that I’ve been using my clock for a good week now, and its incredible! Of course we love the design (duh), and the music (double-duh), but we never got a chance to experience any waking-up events during the prototype development. I swear I feel better in the morning getting gently woken up, and my temptation to snooze in has completely disappeared somehow. The fade in is so soothing, and I’ve noticed that the music actually integrates into my dreams, so I begin to hear the music while dreaming, and come out of the dream so much more gently. It’s a great product…you guys should be really proud!” (from Marc, our mechanical engineer)

“Just wanted to say that I am LOVING our new clock. It's truly life changing. Waking up is actually dreamy now. Thank you. Best of luck to keep it going and help more people wake up beautifully”

“Got mine this weekend. It’s gorgeous. Sleek, simple and clean.”

“I used mine for the first time last night and it was better than expected. No glowing clock face, gentle waking music. The minimalist design is beautiful.”

“Really liking the clock btw. It’s a really nice experience to be honest. I appreciate the way it functions. The process of turning dials is awesome!”

“I wanted to personally express my thanks to you for helping to create such a great product with what must be a remarkable team of people. I have already had my clock for about 6 days and it was completely worth the wait. I don't think it is an overstatement to say it has changed my life. I am a professional musician and I truly appreciate the effort and care that went into making something that is improving the quality of life for many people…I actually packed my clock while on a 10-day tour that started today and knowing that I can add some consistency and solace to the beginning of my mornings while away will make all the difference.”

Can't wait for tomorrow morning for it to wake me up. I'm very happy about it. You did a great job.”

Guys. I’m not joking when I say OneClock is srsly blowing my mind. I loooooooove waking to it. it just feels like an honor, somehow? Revolutionary. Truly.”

“Good morning. I used one clock for the first time this morning. No jarring alarm. Woke up peacefully and felt more energy. Thanks for such a great product!”

“Beautiful, amazing clock. Y’all created something that makes people want to hear an alarm. That’s impressive. “

Arrived in Michigan! Love it! You guys ROCK!”

Yo! Super stoked about this. Been looking for something like this for a while.”

If you want a cutting-edge thoughtfully-designed functional clock-as-artwork, OneClock is it.”

Absolutely loving my OneClock!!!! It was worth the wait!!!!!!”

“The OneClock is a life changing thing. It’s amazing to wake up this way. Thank you!”

"I feel like a calmer, more wise and full human starting my day with this clock."