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  • George Nelson Clocks from Vitra - 1950s joie de vivre for your home!

    Belief in progress and growing economic prosperity were central aspects of the American way of life in the 1950s. Everything seemed possible and people strove to be "modern." With the aim of bringing contemporary modern design into people’s homes, designer George Nelson conceived of a wide array of everyday objects including lamps, clocks and other domestic accessories.

    George Nelson, an American industrial designer. George Nelson, an American architect and industrial designer, known as "the creator of beautiful and practical things."

     

    Many of these products became icons of mid-century modern design and his wall and table/desk clocks were a huge success. The Wall Clocks are available in a diverse range of forms and materials. Equipped with high-quality quartz movements, they offer a refreshing alternative to conventional clocks. The perfect model can be found for every occasion and home among the wide selection of different designs.

    The George Nelson Sunburst Wall Clock is available in red, multi-colour and walnut finishes. The George Nelson Sunburst Wall Clock is available in red, multi-coloured and walnut finishes.

     

    The Ball Clock symbolizes what defined George Nelson, whose work is featured in the New York Museum of Modern Art’s collection, as one of this century’s signature designers: a joyous, often irreverent exploration of form and inspired simplicity.

    The George Nelson ball Clock is an exact replica of the original 1948 design. It is available in red, orange, multi-coloured, natural spruce and black with brass. The George Nelson Ball Clock is an exact replica of the original 1948 design. Available in red, orange, multi-coloured, natural spruce and black with brass finishes.

    The Eye Clock is one of the 150 clocks George Nelson designed for the modern home. The Eye Clock is one of the 150 clocks George Nelson designed for the modern home.

     

    With the diversity of materials used and their sculptural shapes, George Nelson’s clocks embody the joie de vivre of the 1950s. To this day, his table clocks remain a refreshing alternative to the usual timekeepers.

    The George Nelson Tripod desk clock is one of several desk clocks that are available in a diverse range of shapes and materials. The George Nelson Tripod Desk Clock is one of several desk clocks that are available in a diverse range of shapes and materials.

    The George Nelson Diamond Clock, a mid-century modern icon. The George Nelson Diamond Clock, a high-water mark of mid-century design.

     

    As a truly multi-talented designer, George Nelson was also successful as a graphic designer. His Zoo Timers Clocks feature crazy, fun animals in bright colours and they offer children a playful and cheerful start to telling the time.

    The George Nelson Zoo Timers Clocks were designed for children in 1956. The George Nelson Zoo Timers Clocks were designed for children in 1956.

    These 3 fun clocks include Omar The Owl, Fernando The Fish and Elihu The Elephant. These 3 fun clocks include Omar The Owl, Fernando The Fish and Elihu The Elephant.

     

    All the George Nelson Clocks offer:

    • Battery included
    • High quality quartz movements
    • Authentic re-edition of the 1950s classic designs
    • Built using original documents and specifications from the George Nelson archives

     

    For Canadian customers interested in modern furniture, lighting and accessories, please go to our Canadian site, GRShop.com

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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