A Look at the Redesigned Cooper Hewitt
“Beautiful Users,” a temporary exhibition dedicated to the industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss, the man behind the Westclox Big Ben alarm clock and the Princess phone, included a tall screen meant to illustrate some of the ideas behind ergonomics. You ...
December 11, 2014
EXCHANGE: Inventor creates fishing line Untwister
In the 1960s and early 1970s, John “Ernie” Ernenputsch saw little pieces of metal that were being punched out of the backs of wall clocks at the Westclox factory. Wall said the white ones with bright blue feathers or hair seemed to be the best for ...
July 4, 2014
Days later, community still angry over Westclox blaze
Looking across the street, she saw a wall of flame: Westclox was on fire. Once the pride of this Illinois River town, the massive former clock and watch factory had stood mostly empty for 31 years, a brick and steel Goliath that stretched several city ...
January 7, 2012
Exploring Prague, Europe's free and easy capital
Once the home of Bohemian kings and Holy Roman Emperors, it's now the Czech Republic's White House. You could spend a full ... Crowds gather under the Astronomical Clock on the wall of the old City Hall to wait for the spectacle to unfold on the hour.
August 7, 2015
The Real Secret to Transforming Your Training
I’m running as fast as I can on a treadmill in a bright white room at the U.S. Olympic Training Center ... can prick my finger to extract a drop of blood. A long glass wall allows tourists and sports scientists a view of the sweaty human lab experiment ...
August 4, 2015
Bulova bringing Bluetooth-enabled clocks to High Point debut
From Bulova, Merrick is a curved mantel clock with a rubbed white case, contemporary dial and silent sweep seconds hand. Clock manufacturer Bulova will make its High Point Market debut this month with an array of Bluetooth-enabled accent clocks.
April 7, 2015
Tick tock: classic kitchen wall clock designs are influencing a slew of modern watchmakers
The Nomos Lux gently mirrors Bill's 1960s wall clock-with-timer. Sword hands sweep around a white dial surrounded by a choice of 1960s Formica colours - pale blue, canary yellow, claret or lilac-grey. The tonneau-shaped case meanwhile is reminiscent of ...
March 4, 2015
Square Wall Clock, White
Simplicity and minimalism characterize this square framed, medium-size wooden wall clock. This stark, contemporary design features a 12" white dial contrasted with black hands and sans-serif numberingperfect for viewing from across the room.
December 10, 2013
11" Aluminum Wall Clock Helio White
An understated dial design with 12 small numbers in black and hatch marks in gray. Brushed aluminum bezel with matching aluminum hands. Qualtiy silent quartz movement with sweeping second hand in orange. Requires one AA battery to oeprate.
December 10, 2013
The Short List: 'The Clock' Ticks at Lincoln Center
Christian Marclay's epic video installation "The Clock," which novelist Zadie Smith called "maybe ... The Ol' Razzle Dazzle,' Tuesday If you've taken even a cursory flip through the radio dial this summer, you've likely landed on "Somebody That I Used ...
July 12, 2012