The Vitra Petal Clock was originally designed by George Nelson during his lengthy creative run at Howard Miller Clocks (from 1947-1960). Originally termed the "Lucky Clover," Petal gets its name from four wide MDF petals, with brass accents and White-lacquered hands. The brass and black color palette will add a sophisticated mid-century element to any modern setting.
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 Petal Clock is available with the following:
- Made of MDF and brass
- White lacquered hands
- Quartz movement
- Uses one AA battery (included)
- Made in Poland
- Designed by George Nelson
- 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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