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Chroma Lab Clocks

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.

Faux Bois Pretend Clock, $79.00
Digital Clock, $59.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $59.00
Availability: Buy Chroma Lab Clocks here

Ultra Flat Clock, Black and White

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
Available from: MCA Store

Ultra Flat Wall Clock

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
Available from: SFMOMA

Time is Money Clock

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
Availability: Buy Time is Money Clock here

Neverend Clock

Take a look at these laser-etched Neverend Clocks. It’s a first edition of a series created by Kitsune Noir and Furni, with each edition featuring artwork from a different designer/artist. This particular one is by wallpaper designer and artist Dan Funderburgh, and if you’re not familiar with that name, you’re in for a treat. We’ve posted his Chinatown Toile and Flower Pedal wallpaper before, but there’s much more to be seen at his site.

Limited edition of 88 pieces, available through Furni.

Available in Black or Natural.
16″H x 9″W

Purchase Information:

Price: $198.00
Available from: FURNI

Real Time Canvas Clock

This clever piece of functional art combines a printed clock graphic with a real working clock mechanism. I’m thinking office or kitchen.

-Lightweight, high-qualitity canvas frame
-420mm x 297mm
-Requires 1 x AA battery (not included).

Purchase Information:

Price: $36.35
Availability: Buy Real Time Canvas Clock here

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Woodstation Clock

Taking some visual cues from the Wood Led Clock, the seemingly blank face of the Woodstation Clock’s interface will illuminate through its veneer with a wave of a hand�thanks to its built-in motion sensor�displaying the day’s forecast, temperature, humidity, time and date. It’s designed as a kid’s toy to stimulate young minds about weather and climate change, but it’s got such a great design that I wouldn’t mind having one myself.

Material: compressed recycled wood, coated for extra strength and durability.
Dimensions: 5″L x 2″W x 9″H

Uses 4 AA batteries or an adaptor (included).

Purchase Information:

Price: $175.00
Availability: Buy Woodstation Clock here

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Bell Alarm Clock by Sam Hecht

I certainly love modern takes on traditional designs. Designer Sam Hecht ditches the radio and dreaded electronic alarm buzzer in favor of the traditional ringing bell alarm, and wraps it in a sleek and modern design. No, don’t worry, you won’t be needing to wind up this clock, the internal clock mechanism is battery powered.

Available Colors: Red, Black, White
Dimensions: W94 x D64 x H97mm
One AA battery included.

Purchase Information:

Price: $65.00
Availability: Buy Bell Alarm Clock by Sam Hecht here

LED Wall Clock

Not sure if many of you remember this being posted last year, but I sure do, because I ordered it only to discover a few weeks later that the retailer hadn’t sent it to me and wasn’t responding to any of my emails. I did get a refund, of course, but I was sort of sad when I couldn’t find it anywhere else. Well, that big long sob story is all to say ‘here it is!, I found it!’ (again).

Large white LED lights in metal case. UL approved adapter included.
Measurements : W 16.25 x D 2.25″

Purchase Information:

Price: $120.00
Availability: Buy LED Wall Clock here

Raw Wood Wall Clock

It’s sort of rare for wood to be raw, isn’t it? Usually there’s some sort of finish or stain, and maybe that’s why this one looks particularly fresh and new.

Raw Wood Wall Clock made from milled solid maple with leather strap and aluminum hands.
Dimension: 10 in. Diam., 24 in. strap

Purchase Information:

Price: $250.00
Availability: Buy Raw Wood Wall Clock here

Bamboo Soil Clock

You remember doing a potato clock back in school, don’t you? Or at least you remember the idea? Well, using the same sort of principle, this clock creates electricity using wet soil from your own two potted plants, enabling you to have your own tiny electrical generator.

It uses electricity created by a reaction between zinc and copper electrodes, which are buried in the soil (you supply two potted plants). In this case, the wet soil becomes the electrolyte (the conductor) that enables the passage of voltage between the two electrodes. This battery can deliver 1.5 volts, but the earth must be kept moist, so don’t forget to water the plants! Handmade in the Netherlands.

Note: the zinc electrode will be consumed after several years of use. Not recommended for use with herbs or other plants you intend to eat.

$39.95, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $39.95
Availability: Buy Bamboo Soil Clock here

Puzzle Clock

Do you get bored quickly? Maybe this clock will keep your creative juices flowing with its brightly colored removable/interchangeable blocks.

Create your own look: 76 of the 81 blocks are removable.
Hang or use removable stand. Available with white background or black background. Be creative, be unique, be on time.

ABS Plastic, 8″ x 8″, 1 AA battery (not included).

$29.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $29.00
Availability: Buy Puzzle Clock here

Manimani Clock

As you might be able to guess, this clock’s shape was inspired from dropping a bunch of antique clock hands on to the floor and tracing the outline.

Designed by Brendan Young.
Each clock comes with a removable back leg to enable wall hanging or table standing.
Laser cut steel.

Available in rusty or black
Small, 31 H x 2.5 D x 18 cm W approx., £57.99
Large, 63 H x 2.5 D x 33 cm W approx., £101.99

Purchase Information:

Price: £57.99
Availability: Buy Manimani Clock here

iHome iP41 Rotating Alarm Clock for iPhone or iPod

Yep, this alarm clock will wake you up or put you to sleep with your own tunes plus charge your gadget all the while. You can also watch videos in landscape mode on your iPhone or iPod simply by rotating the iHome clock (though I don’t really know how a video would help you wake up). All this would mean nothing, of course, if it wasn’t nice to look at.

$79.95, Buy it here.


Purchase Information:

Price: $79.95
Availability: Buy iHome iP41 Rotating Alarm Clock for iPhone or iPod here

Galactic LED Clock

Here’s another hard-to-read time telling device to add to the ever expanding list. (I post this as more of a novelty item than a truly useful one.)

The Galactic LED clock looks as if it was taken straight from the bridge of the starship enterprise. The clock in the picture reads 12:34. 1 – 2 -3 – 4 ….clever huh? The clock can be set to change the time display every second, every minute, or every 4 seconds. there are three brightness levels that can be set by the user. The clock uses the latest LED technology, which means that the lights will last indefinitely. The clock is available in black or silver and can be wall mounted or freestanding. It measures 10-1/4″ x 3″ x 1″ deep and operates off of the included AC plug-in adapter.

measures 10-1/4″ x 3″ x 1″ deep

$60.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $60.00
Availability: Buy Galactic LED Clock here