The high-quality quartz movement of the Vitra tripod and carefully designed details make the clock both a reliable timepiece and a beautiful decorative item.
Between 1948 and 1960, George Nelson designed more than 150 clocks for the American clock manufacturer Howard Miller.
The collection consists of wall clocks and table clocks characterized by imaginative shapes, modern spirit and the absence of numbers. Nelson's mission was to bring more modern design to ordinary American homes, and he succeeded brilliantly - today the clocks are cherished as international design classics and masterpieces of American design from the mid-century.
Material : Brass, acrylic glass
Colors : Brass
Dimensions: Width 11 cm Depth 8.5 cm Height 16.5 cm
Operates on 1 x 1.5V AA battery (included)
About the designer :
George Nelson (1908-1986) was an American architect and designer considered one of the greatest American designers of the mid-twentieth century. Nelson studied at Yale University and in Rome, where he became acquainted with European architecture and design. After returning to the United States, Nelson began working at Herman Miller, where he soon assumed the position of Design Director.
Article number: 21502001