Knock Knock, Who's There?

If you can't get enough of Jacob Jensen's timepieces, jewelry and eyewear, then the famous Danish designer himself will come to your door — figuratively speaking. His cordless doorbell, which recently won a Plus[an error occurred while processing this directive] X Award (the top European prize for gadget design), features a range of tones, among them a recording of Jensen knocking on a wooden door.

Apparently the great man wasn't too enthusiastic about the idea, but relented after speaking to his son, Timothy Jacob Jensen. "He did find that it was a bit foolish going all the way to a studio just to record...

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