Written by Katie on October 19, 2010. Permalink
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Your Design Guide to Home & Style.
Written by Katie on October 19, 2010. Permalink
Written by Katie on October 1, 2010. Permalink
Written by Katie on September 23, 2010. Permalink
Yes, it’s a clap-on-clap-off clock. And you thought that particular technology had fallen by the wayside… not so! The LED responds to any sound, so whether you clap or make some other loud noise, the display will be activated. There’s an alarm feature as well, if you need it.
Available in dark and light wood veneer.
Clap your hands to make RED LED time appear.
Purchase Information:Price: $29.99
Written by Katie on September 14, 2010. Permalink
If you’ve got $1,275 to spend, listen up. Dutch designer Maarten Baas‘ Real Time exhibition in Milan this past April is now on Blu-Ray*. That’s right, you can now own a 12 hour long movie in which a performer acts out the motion of a digital clock by painting over and wiping off panels of a glass screen.
Purchase Information:Price: $1,275.00
Written by Simon on August 23, 2010. Permalink
It was impossible not be charmed by the To:Ca Wood Clock when it was first introduced in 2002. After a few years and many many imitations later, designer Kouji Iwasaki has come up with the most obvious solution to refresh the design of the clock: make it available in different sizes. The Mini, as it sounds, measures at 6 inches wide, while the 10 Digit model expands to 15 inches. The extended width makes room for a calendar, a new feature for the series. It’s also the first model to feature an alarm clock, which of course is an improvement, though you need to have a large enough bedside table that can accomodate it. The 10 Digit sells for $240 and the Mini at $120. I’ve only seen it available at a Japanese retailer, so if you see it anywhere else for sale please chime in below in the comments section.
Written by Katie on August 16, 2010. Permalink
Written by Simon on August 6, 2010. Permalink
If you’re looking for a clock that’s equally vintage, modern, and pure geekery, look no further than the Chronotronix V400 Nixie Clock. Nixie tubes are electronic tubes that contain bent cathodes that glow, kind of like neon. They were used for displaying all kinds of information in electronic equipment but have long been replaced by the modern LCD display, but that didn’t stop the folks at NixieClock from creating this incredible desktop clock. Six nixie tubes are planted in a cherry wood frame and finished wita h black anodized aluminum surface, chosen specifically to reflect the glowing numbers. These are made in very limited quantities, so act quick if you want one.
Update: This looks to be no longer available from the original retailer, however, a quick search turns up some other options- nixie clock.
8.8″l x 1.6″h x 3.5″d
No longer available.
Written by Katie on July 29, 2010. Permalink
This white aluminum clock is just begging for your own creative scribbling. Pen included.
Designer: Guixé Martí
40 cm dia.
Purchase Information:Price: $155.00
Written by Simon on July 13, 2010. Permalink
The simple and straightforward clock goes to show how a simple change in material and attention to detail can transform a relatively mundane object like a clock into something cherished and special.
Purchase Information:Price: $80.00
Written by Simon on July 1, 2010. Permalink
Multi-time zone clocks are certainly nothing new, but this is the first analog one I’ve seen in which both share the same numbers. Anyone see a bit of Persistence of Memory in this? Comes in Large and Small sizes, priced at $360 and $260, respectively.
Designer: Sam Hecht
Materials: glass, alumnium, abs plastic, quartz movement, battery powered.
Colors: white, black, red
Large: Diam. 23.6″ x D 2.6″
Small: Diam. 11.8″ x D 1.6″
Purchase Information:Price: $260.00
Written by Katie on June 3, 2010. Permalink
You might have seen the Extra Normal Watch by Ross McBride, but have you noticed there’s a wall clock version as well? The laser-cut opening acts as the hour hand, which reveals the time as it travels around the face.
Designed by Ross McBride.
Purchase Information:Price: $200.00
Written by Katie on May 28, 2010. Permalink
It’s been a while since I’ve checked out Supermarket, so I forgot how easy it is to get lost paging through all the recent additions. One collection that stood out was Chroma Lab, mainly for their simple-yet-colorful clocks. Funny enough, these aren’t the colorful ones, but they’re the ones I liked the most. Each clock is built by hand and either hand painted or screen printed.
Purchase Information:Price: $59.00
Written by Katie on May 25, 2010. Permalink
If the Ultra Flat Wall Clock was way too colorful for your taste, then you’ll be happy to see this black and white version. Just like the color version, it’s half an inch thick, which makes it one of the thinnest clocks in the world.
Designed by Thomas Buchheim.
Purchase Information:Price: $34.00
Written by Katie on April 27, 2010. Permalink
Designed by Thomas Buchheim, this super thin wall clock is just the thing to inject some color into your day. It measures in at just half an inch thick, which means you can hang it pretty much anywhere. Pretty impressive (and affordable too).
Uses one button cell LR1130 battery (included).
14.2″ diameter, 0.5″ thick
Purchase Information:Price: $35.00
Written by Katie on April 5, 2010. Permalink
Made of around 50 bills of recycled Japanese Yen, this little clock will perhaps remind you of the money you’re making (or losing?) with each tick.
Recycled Yen & Resin
Dimensions: 3/8″ x 3 3/8″ x 1 3/4″
Made in Japan.
Purchase Information:Price: $40.00