The Punctual Man: Decorating with Clocks

The Punctual Man: Decorating with Clocks

Anna Hoffman
Jul 8, 2010

Now that we all use our cell phones as timepieces, the clock may be going the way of the pocket watch. But clocks can be a handsome piece of décor, whether toeing the line between function and aesthetics, or even purely as a visual element. Here is a roundup of inspiration and ideas for using clocks in your home.

Images and Sources: 1 Parterre.com.au via Brabourne Farm; 2 Erin Martin Design; 3 OJ Clock by Jose Maria Reina, available at DWR for $100; 4 Quentin Bacon for House Beautiful; 5 Geb's Obsessed; 6 George Nelson clocks at DWR, where the famous Ball Clock sells for $335; 7 Vintage 1950s Seth Thomas mantle clock, on eBay for $42.49; 8 Rope clock available via Shopatron for $94; 9 & 10 Retro Red Metal Wall Clock ($34.99) and Thomas O'Brien Metal Wall Clock ($42.49) both from Target.com.

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