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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
DWG2D DWG, 23.51KBDownload
DXF2D DXF, 1.19KBDownload
3DS3D 3DS, 21.21KBDownload
DWG3D DWG, 189.98KBDownload
DXF3D DXF, 26.51KBDownload
OGRPOGRP, 28.69KBDownload
VCSVCS, 47.82KBDownload
Desk Clocks - Diamond Clock
DWG2D DWG, 24.70KBDownload
DXF2D DXF, 1.70KBDownload
3DS3D 3DS, 16.18KBDownload
DWG3D DWG, 106.62KBDownload
DXF3D DXF, 13.49KBDownload
OGRPOGRP, 29.04KBDownload
VCSVCS, 48.19KBDownload
Desk Clocks - Cone Clock
DWG2D DWG, 24.29KBDownload
DXF2D DXF, 2.14KBDownload
3DS3D 3DS, 25.86KBDownload
DWG3D DWG, 174.32KBDownload
DXF3D DXF, 26.60KBDownload
OGRPOGRP, 28.63KBDownload
VCSVCS, 47.89KBDownload
Desk Clocks - Night Clock
DWG2D DWG, 24.29KBDownload
DXF2D DXF, 1.59KBDownload
3DS3D 3DS, 6.04KBDownload
DWG3D DWG, 65.43KBDownload
DXF3D DXF, 8.24KBDownload
OGRPOGRP, 13.71KBDownload
VCSVCS, 32.83KBDownload
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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