"Carlo Heller's sundial is a precision instrument, sensational, aesthetically pleasing, weather-proof and handcrafted in an unusually loving fashion: It brings a totally new perspective to the ancient idea of time measurement via the earth's orbit of the sun."
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) writes about the HELIOS Subsolaris and its inventor on 4 September 2001. Until today Helios e.K. offers you an exclusive range of accurate sundials with modern design.
Hannes Kala KG
Michael Kala writes about the development of his ring sundial:
"After countless hours of intensive conversations and drawn sketches, I was able to hold in the hand my first universal ring sundial, four and a half years after the first seen the first farmer's ring. Today my sons Hannes (picture) and Matthew have long ago directed the fortunes of the manufactory Kala. Their commitment will lead the myth of true understanding of the times into a sunny future."
Hemisferium is a specialist in fabricating objects that link us to our scientific past, and in making them accessible to all those who love the art and beauty of science.
Adriana und Joaquín Benshimol select instruments whose scientific, historic, and esthetic value make them interesting and which can be reproduced using today's materials and techniques.
The Ostalb Workshops are recognized workshops for people with disabilities. 400 mentally and physically disabled people work under the instruction of experienced instructors. They create high-quality wooden toys that have been meticulously designed down to the very last detail. For our workers quality means more than just producing perfect work. It means courage, motivation and a joy of life!
"Klaus Hünig of AstroMedia is an active collector of ideas whose enthusiasm for natural phenomena, physics, astronomy and mechanics can be felt in every design." Astronomy and Practice 8/2008
We carry all sundials and astronomical instruments from AstroMedia.