VITRA ASTERISK WALL CLOCK BRASS.
Design by George Nelson.
The high-quality quartz movements from the asterisk wall clock and carefully designed details make the clock a reliable timepiece as well as a stunning decorative item.
Between the years 1948–1960, George Nelson’s office designed over 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 add more modern design to ordinary American homes, and he succeeded in a brilliant way – today the clocks are cherished as international design classics and masterpieces of mid-century American design.
Diameter: 25 cm.
Runs on 1 x 1,5V AA battery (included)
Bio George Nelson:
George Nelson (1908–1986) was an American architect and designer who is considered as one of the greatest American designers of the mid-twentieth century. Nelson studied at Yale University and in Rome, where he became familiar with European architecture and design. After returning to the United States, Nelson started working at Herman Miller, where he quickly took the position of Design Director.