Designed in the 1950s, George Nelson's Star clock reflects the growing fascination with other planets, as the Space Race started to grip the nation's imagination. Made from brass and lacquered wood, it has a quartz mechanism.
1908-1986 (United States)
American industrial designer, George Nelson was one of the founders of American modernism. He was renowned for finding inspiration in the unlikeliest places. Instead of looking for a shape that resembled a human body, Nelson introduced the idea that anything could be turned into a unique furniture design. His most famous pieces are based on coconuts and marshmallows.
"I have never met a designer who was retained to keep things the same as they were”
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