With the diversity of materials used and their sculptural shapes, George Nelson's clocks embody the joie de vivre of the 1950's. To this day, his wall clocks remain a refreshing alternative to the usual timekeepers.
The Vitra Design museum presents a re-edition of the designs so cherished by collectors in true to the original form.
Colour: Black/White hands
Material: Lacquered wood and metal. High-grade quartz clockwork. Includes a battery
George Nelson, born 1908 in Hartford, Connecticut (USA), studied architecture at Yale University. A fellowship enabled him to study at the American Academy in Rome from 1932 to 1934. In Europe, he became acquainted with the major architectural works and leading protagonists of modernism. George Nelson transformed everyday objects into art, such as his iconic sunburst clock.