Gone are the days when clocks were simply a way to tell the time. Now they can also be beautiful, functional pieces of art. Below are seven of the best.
Hunting for George’s beautiful bamboo clocks are very popular and really, it’s no wonder! Stylish, handmade and elegant, they are the perfect piece for a Scandi-inspired home. The Lola Clock ($179) is a particular favourite, in pastel lilac and yellow.
The unique Sparrow Clock designed by Haoshi Studio is a piece of modern, functional wall art. Inspired by the company’s Taiwanese origins — where sparrows symbolise the good things in life — it is available for $229 from Design For Use. The clock also ships with a pattern for easy installation and all parts have an easy stick on application.The concrete Slab Mini Table Clock made from Swedish marble is extremely grand. Standing at 54cm tall, it comes in natural, black and white. Sure to make a statement it retails for $695 from Slab Homewares.
With a printed face and hand painted bamboo frame, the Unbound Heart Clock from Art Club Concept is more than a clock, but an artwork. Unbound from structure, it will appeal to your free spirit, your straight edge and your wallet — retailing for just $79.95. Available for pre-order now.
A blackboard clock with chalk, you can hang the Tablita Clock on the wall or with its magnetic back, stick it to the fridge. Simply write the clock numbers, leave a message or give it a face… and then take it all off with the included felt eraser. Made in Italy by Diamantini & Domeniconi, it is available from Plyroom for $110.
Simple yet so very elegant, the Karlsson Alarm Clock with its copper-plated case is designed in the ever fashionable, classic station style. A beautiful combination of solid metalwork and modern Dutch design, it is available from Lifestyle Lane for just $29.90!
A classic, the Umbra Rimwood Wooden Wall Clock ($139.95) from Hard to Find can either be propped on its stand or mounted to a wall. Featuring a natural wood frame and a perforated painted white face, this is a clock that will never go out of fashion.
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