George Nelson's 1957 Turbine clock is filled with the energy and exuberance of his other designs from this optimistic period in history. Made from brass and aluminium, it has a quartz mechanism. See other George Nelson designs.
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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