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Designed by George Nelson for Vitra, the Eye Wall Clock is the most eye-catching piece from George's Wall Clock Collection ;) - Made from walnut and brass with playful hands, the Eye Wall Clock is built to last for generations and brings a distinct charm to any room it is placed in. 

In 1947, the American designer George Nelson was commissioned to create a collection of clocks. Nelson analysed how people used clocks and concluded that they read the time by discerning the relative position of the hands, which made the use of numbers unnecessary.

These ideas provided the basis for the first collection of 14 timepieces, consisting of a completely new style of wall clocks and compact table clocks, which were launched on the market in 1949. Although the models all shared one common feature - the absence of numbers - the diversity of their shapes, colours, materials and designs could hardly have been greater.

Eye Wall Clock

Eye Wall Clock

by Vitra

Regular price $427.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $427.00 USD
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Technical Information

Dimensions:-
Height: 34 cm, Width: 76 cm

High-quality quartz clock movement, 1.5 volt battery included.

Materials/Construction

Walnut and brass
Painted metal hands and hour markers 

Designed by George Nelson for Vitra, the Eye Wall Clock is the most eye-catching piece from George's Wall Clock Collection ;) - Made from walnut and brass with playful hands, the Eye Wall Clock is built to last for generations and brings a distinct charm to any room it is placed in. 

In 1947, the American designer George Nelson was commissioned to create a collection of clocks. Nelson analysed how people used clocks and concluded that they read the time by discerning the relative position of the hands, which made the use of numbers unnecessary.

These ideas provided the basis for the first collection of 14 timepieces, consisting of a completely new style of wall clocks and compact table clocks, which were launched on the market in 1949. Although the models all shared one common feature - the absence of numbers - the diversity of their shapes, colours, materials and designs could hardly have been greater.

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    George Nelson

    This product is designed by
    George Nelson

    George Nelson (1908-1986) is regarded as one of the most important figures in American design. Known for his innovative ideas, Nelson introduced fresh, functional, and iconic pieces that remain influential in contemporary design. His creative portfolio includes the Nelson Clock Series, the Bubble Lamp series, and the Coconut Chair, among other iconic furnishings.

    In 1957, Vitra has been associated with the production and distribution of George Nelson's designs. After acquiring the rights to manufacture his designs for the European market, Vitra has continued to ensure that Nelson's innovative creations are available to design enthusiasts globally.