VITRA EYE WALL CLOCK.
Design by George Nelson.
This Vitra's Eye Clock from 1957 is an impressive and sculptural piece of art that catches the eye in any environment. The high-quality quartz timepieces and carefully designed details make the clock a reliable timepiece and a beautiful decorative item.
Between 1948 and 1960, the design agency of George Nelson designed more than 150 clocks for the American clock manufacturer Howard Miller. The collection consists of wall clocks and table clocks that are characterized by imaginative forms, modern spirit and the absence of figures. Nelson's mission was to add more modern design to ordinary American houses, and he succeeded in a brilliant way - nowadays, the clocks are cherished as international design classics and masterpieces of American design from the mid-century.
Material: Walnut, brass
Diameter: 76 cm
Remarks: works on 1 x 1.5V AA battery (are included).
About the designer:
George Nelson (1908-1986) was an American architect and designer who is considered 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 on the role of Design Director.