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George Nelson Clocks

Updated on September 13, 2014

George Nelson (1908-1986) was a pioneering modernist who ranks with such outstanding American designers as Raymond Loewy, Charles Eames, and Eliot Noyes. Nelson's office produced some of the twentieth century's canonical pieces of industrial design, many of which are still in production: the ball clock, the bubble lamp, and the sling sofa. Nelson also made major contributions to the storage wall, the shopping mall, the multimedia presentation, and the open-plan office system.George Nelson's clocks are timeless & compliment in to both contemporary or retro decor. Adding a stylish clock is a perfect way to accent a room & display a little art!

Metal Wall Clock with Wooden Balls

Metal Wall Clock with Wooden Balls
Metal Wall Clock with Wooden Balls

Vitra Design Museum - Ball Clock by George Nelson Finish: Multi-ColoredAdd a colorful touch to any space with our Multicolor Retro Ball Wall Clock. This clock features quartz movement for precision. Takes 1 AA battery. Battery included.

Multicolor Sunburst Wall Clock

Bring this Multicolor Sunburst Wall Clock into your home for a whole new look. The striking clock featuring colored rays and decorative hands can help you brighten up your place instantly. Regardless of where you place this clock in your home, it will always be the most elegant and attractive focal point of the room. The clock features quartz movement for precision. Batteries not included.

George Nelson Wooden Pixels Sunray Starburst Wall Clock

George Nelson Wooden Pixels Sunray Starburst Wall Clock

Brand: George Nelson Brand Story by Manufacturer: An American designer of distinctive furniture and home decor in the 60'S and a writer, George Nelson continues to inspire us to recreate Retro Mod clocks for today's lifestyles. They use wood and metal in all of their applications unlike imitators who may use plastic to replicate the style that was so unique to its era.

George Nelson Silver Retro Starburst Large Wall Clock

Brand: George Nelson Brand Story by Manufacturer: An American designer of distinctive furniture and home decor in the 60'S and a writer, George Nelson continues to inspire us to recreate Retro Mod clocks fo today's lifestyles. They use wood and metal in all of their applications unlike imitators who may use plastic to replicate the style that was so unique to its era.

George Nelson Sunflower Clock

George Nelson Sunflower Clock
George Nelson Sunflower Clock

Vitra Design Museum - Sunflower Clock by George Nelson

The Sunflower clock is a beautifully unique use of simple birch and laminated metal pins. Designed by George Nelson in the late 1950's during a huge U.S. economic boom. Nelson's vision was to bring modern lasting design into common aspects of the home.

George Nelson Melted Metal Dali Clock

This timepiece has a surrealist design that is centered by arrow and rod clock hands. The circumference is distorted but the timekeeping will be accurate with the clock's quartz movement mechanism. Roman numerals line the clock face.Features:Unique melting metal distorted bezel and black Roman numerals can brighten up your room as fashionable focus.

Kardiel George Nelson Asterisk Clock, Black

A true icon, the Asterisk clocks simple shape holds as one of the collections most enduring modern designs. Designed by George Nelson in 1950 during a huge U.S. economic boom. Nelson's vision was to bring modern lasting design into common aspects of the home.

George Nelson Eye Wall Clock

If you love antiques but cannot display them against the background of your modern home, the George Nelson Eye clock is just perfect. Designed by George Nelson and Irving Harper in 1957, this clock is one of the most unique and modern wall clocks.

George Nelson Pretzel Clock, Black/Brown

George Nelson Pretzel Clock, Black/Brown
George Nelson Pretzel Clock, Black/Brown

George Nelson Pretzel Clock, Black/Brown

Pretzel clock made of solid wood with wrought iron time markers.

George Nelson Million Dollar Starburst Clock

A new novel clock from Verichron, which is sure to make an impact on any wall in your home. It features a chrome finished metal dial with bold black easy to read hands, and four numbers to represent 12, 3, 6, and 9. From the dial protrudes an array of matching chrome finished spokes which are decorated with an arrangement of clear crystals, all in various sizes.

George Nelson Retro Designed Clocks

Silver Starburst Wall Clock Retro Eames Danish Modern


The special design of the Sunray clock will make an exciting and dramatic addition to any room. The mixed elements of the clock add to the unique concept. With a variety of shapes and layers, this clock is likely to fit in with most decor and color schemes. Powered by one AA battery.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      The starburst clocks remind of a clock we had when I was growing up in the sixties. Our clock was not as stylish as any of the ones you have here, though! I partcularly like the metal wall clock with wooden balls. Enjoyed your lens!

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      Ronlove LM 

      6 years ago

      Very nice Clocks! Good Lens!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      I love the Sunflower and the Orbit Silver Balls clocks, George Nelson had a wonderful gift.

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      kimbesa 

      7 years ago from USA

      So cool...what a splash on the wall with any of these clocks. Thanks!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      I think they are very bright designs and it is incredibly hard to chose wich one to buy!

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      julieannbrady 

      7 years ago

      Ah, yes indeed ... George Nelson is quite the stylish designer -- can't pick just one!

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      puzzlerpaige 

      8 years ago

      How neat! Who knew clocks could be so much more interesting that what we usually see. My favorite is the sunflower.

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      justholidays 

      8 years ago

      What an original selection of clocks! Like those that look like the Sun... This makes me consider buying one like these for the home!

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      HorseAndPony LM 

      8 years ago

      Grew up with a few similar clocks. I love the round Tripod Table Clock.

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