Zoo Timers - Fernando the Fish

George Nelson, 1965

The Zoo Timers (1965) by George Nelson – wall clocks in the form of colourfully rendered personalities from the animal kingdom – offer children a fun and entertaining way to keep track of time.
Material description
  • Material: plywood, multicoloured print.
  • Hands: sheet metal.
  • Scope of delivery: high-grade quartz clockwork, incl. 1.5 V battery.
Product family
Zoo Timers
As a truly multi-talented designer, George Nelson was also successful as a graphic designer. His Zoo Timers – animals drawn in bright colours – offer children a playful and cheerful start to telling the time.
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This product was designed by
George Nelson
George Nelson is regarded as one of the most important figures in American design. Active as an architect, a product and exhibition designer and a writer, he was a leading voice in the discourse on design and architecture over several decades. Vitra is the sole authorised manufacturer of furniture designs by Nelson for markets in Europe and the Middle East.
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