The Vitra Elihu the Elephant is a friendly, colorful pachyderm, designed in 1965 by George Nelson as a part of his kid-friendly Zoo Timers wall clock collection. Elihu is made out of screen-printed and lacquered wood with contrasting metal hands. All-in-all, a cheerful way for kids to learn how to tell time.
Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term.
The Elihu the Elephant is available with the following:
- Made of screen-printed plywood
- Hands made of sheet metal
- High-grade quartz movement
- Uses one AA battery (included)
- Designed by George Nelson, 1965
- Any mechanical clock is expected to make some sort of ticking sound as the hands move. However, there is only potential for this ticking to be really audible and continual if there is a second hand. Otherwise, the clock will be basically silent or with muffled clicks limited to the movement of the minute hand.
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