Nelson Star Clock
The Star Clock (1959) is one of more than 150 clocks designed by George Nelson Associates for the Howard Miller Clock Company, which sold them from 1949 into the 1980s. The mid-century modern Star Clock reflects the belief in progress and growing economic prosperity in the U.S. during the 1950s, when everything seemed possible and people strove to be 'modern.'
Made of chrome and brass with high-grade quartz clockwork. Requires one AA battery (included).
Shipping: Delivered in 12–14 weeks.
One of the fathers of American modernism, George Nelson was an architect and designer whose works became the 20th century's most iconic modernist furniture. Nelson believed that to work in a creative capacity one must consciously and critically observe everyday environments. Over the course of forty years he created furniture, lamps, clocks, films, and architectural models that reflected aesthetic as well as social change. Together with Charles & Ray Eames, he shaped the course of design in America.