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Gift Selection

With the most magical time of the year right around the corner, here are six hand-selected giftable works of art from the M.A.D.Gallery that will make this holiday season go down in history with smiles and joy. 

From those interested in micro mechanics to the person who has everything, our holiday headliners are memorable gifts that will be cherished for a lifetime – or longer. But be warned: these are so good that you will be tempted to keep them for yourself!
And choosing one of these charming works of art is as easy as it is fun: you can shop with just a click via our M.A.D.Gallery e-shop.

Swinging Sticks

The Swinging Sticks are a welcome addition to any modern home or office, an artful intersection of precision engineering and design. The elements of this artwork swing in an expertly choreographed motion – captivating all with a seamless performance and high quality. 

The Swinging Sticks have been featured in Iron Man 2, pushing this item to the top of any Marvel Comics fan wish list.

Have a look at the video !

Dimensions: L:26,5cm x H:42cm x D:9,5cm
Price: CHF 390.- inc. Swiss VAT

Flying Whale

Is there an animal lover on your list? Gift this kinetic work created by South Korean artist Sang-yong Lee who brings an underwater encounter to land in an experience all can enjoy. Balancing on a point, this wooden humpback whale swims through the air as if it were water with playful ease.

See for yourself in this video !

Dimensions: W:28cm x H:38cm x D:28cm
Price: CHF 690.- inc. Swiss VAT


Aquila is a refined gift that some may hesitate to get themselves, which is why you should get it for them! Artist Lukas Schilling captures the magic of flight through this mechanical work, with brilliantly positioned materials bringing the bird to life with movement highlighting the beauty of nature. 

Check out the video !

Limited edition of 200 pieces
Dimension: W:50cm x H:70cm x D:30cm
Price: CHF 3'200.- inc. Swiss VAT


Lean into the spirit of the season and share this unique way to express time. This abstract expression of time by Matthew Gilbert makes the invisible visible. Like a blooming flower, the clock gradually changes shape throughout the day, displaying time unexpectedly and entertainingly.

How does it work ? Well, everything is explained here !

Diameter: 61 cm when opened, 54 cm when closed
Price: CHF 3'950.- inc. Swiss VAT

Chronomeans Dunyazad

File this one under the most unique gift. In place of the traditional use of hands and numbers, Dunyazad's mechanical marvel takes a fresh approach to tell time using rolling balls and gravity. Once you get the hang of reading the time, sit back and enjoy the action and dig into the technical prowess of the machine.

Check out this video for a better understanding of the Machine!

Limited edition of 99 pieces
Dimensions: W:21cm x H:31cm x D:22cm
Price: CHF 9'900.- inc. Swiss VAT


For the extraordinary person in your life or perhaps a little self-indulgence, the ORB is sure to bring 'Ohs' and 'Ahs'. True to their signature styles, MB&F x L'Epée 1839 have created a state of the art clock transforming from a polished black or a white sphere to an array of combinations. Each time an elytron opens, the creations morphs while slowly revealing the sonorous hour-striking movement featuring an eight-day power reserve.

Two limited edition of 50 pieces each in black or white
Closed: Diameter: 17cm
Opened: H: 24cm x Diameter: 30cm
Price: CHF 30'700.- inc. Swiss VAT

Get your shopping done early to ensure time to indulge in the festive spirit of the holidays. Visit our M.A.D.Gallery boutiques in Geneva, Dubai, Hong Kong, Taipei, or explore the dynamic world of kinetic art online. For the latest M.A.D.Gallery happenings, be sure to follow our Facebook and Instagram accounts (@mbfmadgallery) and please don't hesitate to contact us at for anything else. 

Wishing you a wonderful holiday season!

Arnaud Légeret