August & Wonder Announces Pre-Sale of Smart Sculpture that Reacts to Market Drama

By Melissa Kunde May 01, 2018

Smart sculpture moves when money moves, tracking eleven market indices and four cryptocurrencies.

Portland, Oregon – May 5, 2018

August & Wonder, a new luxury smart decor company launches their first magical object called The Market. The company creates unique décor pieces that are beautiful yet useful, providing a whimsical perspective on the changing patterns of the natural and man-made world.

The Market is a connected kinetic sculpture of a seesaw with the famous Bull on one end and the Bear on the other. It tracks eleven market indices and four cryptocurrencies to a 1/10% accuracy. While made with old world materials of natural woods and metals, The Market is enchanted via embedded Wi-Fi to move with the capital markets, reflecting the majesty and grace, risk and reward of the financial world in real time.

“There is nothing else like it in the world”, says inventor and CEO of August & Wonder, Steve August. “Only 300 of The Market in Series A will be made. It’s a unique gift and conversation piece for those that love the world finance and wealth management.” 

August & Wonder’s is taking pre-orders now on their newly launched site The limited-edition piece will ship in June of 2018.


To learn more about August & Wonder’s “The Market” or to book an interview, contact Steve August at 503.568.9156 or, or visit the website at

About August & Wonder

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, August & Wonder creates connected decor objects that evoke and inform.

Beautiful yet useful, our pieces give a magical glimpse into the changing patterns of the natural and man-made world. They touch people with their poetry and playfulness. Without needing to shout, our objects speak to the heart as well as the mind. Informing, but also, at a glance, making you feel a sense of wonder.


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