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Desk Clocks

George Nelson, 1947/1953


Belief in progress and growing economic prosperity were central aspects of the American way of life around 1950. Everything seemed possible, and people strove to be 'modern'. With the aim of bringing modern design into American homes, George Nelson conceived a wide array of everyday objects: lamps, clocks and other domestic accessories. Up until the 1970s, the Nelson office created many different items for the home, including the Bubble Lamps and the Ball Clock, which became icons of mid-century modern design.

The Desk Clocks are available in a diverse range of shapes and materials. Equipped with high-quality quartz movements, they continue to offer a refreshing alternative to conventional clocks.

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Desk Clocks - Tripod Clock
2D dataDWG, 23.51KBDownload
2D dataDXF, 1.19KBDownload
3D data3DS, 21.21KBDownload
3D dataDWG, 189.98KBDownload
3D dataDXF, 26.51KBDownload
3D dataOGRP, 28.69KBDownload
3D dataVCS, 47.82KBDownload
Desk Clocks - Cone Clock
2D dataDWG, 24.29KBDownload
2D dataDXF, 2.14KBDownload
3D data3DS, 25.86KBDownload
3D dataDWG, 174.32KBDownload
3D dataDXF, 26.60KBDownload
3D dataOGRP, 28.63KBDownload
3D dataVCS, 47.89KBDownload
Desk Clocks - Night Clock
2D dataDWG, 24.29KBDownload
2D dataDXF, 1.59KBDownload
3D data3DS, 6.04KBDownload
3D dataDWG, 65.43KBDownload
3D dataDXF, 8.24KBDownload
3D dataOGRP, 13.71KBDownload
3D dataVCS, 32.83KBDownload
Desk Clocks - Diamond Clock
2D dataDWG, 24.70KBDownload
2D dataDXF, 1.70KBDownload
3D data3DS, 16.18KBDownload
3D dataDWG, 106.62KBDownload
3D dataDXF, 13.49KBDownload
3D dataOGRP, 29.04KBDownload
3D dataVCS, 48.19KBDownload
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 specified Nelson products for markets in Europe and the Middle East.
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