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Striking Wall Clocks Can Give Your Home a Timeless and Dynamic Allure

Some of us are so obsessed with time and worried about beating the clock that we have one in every room of the house. Often, they are not placed for aesthetic beauty. Clocks for some of us are simply a remainder of the fact that our lives are always about 5 minutes behind schedule! But wall clocks offer much more than the mere obvious. There was a time when the giant clock was a symbol of opulence, style and sophistication. Modern electronics seems to have put an end to most of that. We clamor today for sleek, small and incredibly ergonomic accessories. In this race with progress, the wall clock has been relegated to the backdrop.

Awesome living room of the Clock Tower penthouse in Brooklyn Striking Wall Clocks Can Give Your Home a Timeless and Dynamic Allure
Awesome living room of the Clock Tower penthouse in Brooklyn

Despite the perception that large wall clocks are best suited for traditional and vintage homes, they make an extravagant and stunningly beautiful addition to the contemporary home. Conspicuous at times and camouflaged on other occasions, the wall clock is a versatile addition the walls of your home. Here are a few inspirations that are well worth your precious time!

Large wall clock almost reminds of a museum like setting Striking Wall Clocks Can Give Your Home a Timeless and Dynamic Allure
Large wall clock almost reminds of a museum-like setting

by Boor Bridges Architecture

Stapleton Wall Clock from Howard Miller is all about panache
Stapleton Wall Clock from Howard Miller is all about panache

by Clocks247

Wall clocks offer a gorgeous element of classical architecture
Wall clocks offer a gorgeous element of classical architecture

by Jana Happel Interior Design

Beautiful way to use the wall clock without actually hurting the walls!
Beautiful way to use the wall clock without actually hurting the walls!

by usona

Clock above the fireplace offers a hint of rustic charm to modern interiors
Clock above the fireplace offers a hint of rustic charm to modern interiors

by Streeter & Associates

Contemporary living space with an exquisite wall clock that brings in reddish accents
Contemporary living space with an exquisite wall clock that brings in reddish accents

by Portico Design Group

Gorgeous collection of Nelson Clocks displayed proudly
Gorgeous collection of Nelson Clocks displayed proudly

by Blutter Shiff Design Associates

Displaying a wall clock above the kitchen counter seems to be a popular choice in modern homes
Displaying a wall clock above the kitchen counter seems to be a popular choice in modern homes

by Elad Gonen & Zeev Beech

Going Way beyond Function

Most of us might have already done away with the large wall clock when it comes to checking for time. In today’s world, we tend to turn towards our iPhone or laptop to check on what time it is. The change is both understandable and functional. Yet, the wall clock is an addition that is as much about form as it is about function. In fact, changing design trend in contemporary residences is making them all about form. Placing a wall clock in the right spot is today, more about aesthetics and visual symmetry than comfort.

Framed family photos on the floating shelves complement the large wall clock
Framed family photos on the floating shelves complement the large wall clock

by Michelle Hinckley

Home office with multiple clocks for those who work across time zones!
Home office with multiple clocks for those who work across time zones!

by David Neiman Architects

Knowing what time it is from the wall clock is now far less important that painting a pretty picture. This surprising new trend has seen a rekindled interest in the large, classic wall clock. The Big Ben styled clocks with a vintage appeal are once again sought-after items and seem to be finding their way back into most modern homes.

Elegant clock looks more like an art installation
Elegant clock looks more like an art installation

by Dreamy Whites

Hanging clock looks both contemporary and classic at the same time
A Hanging clock looks both contemporary and classic simultaneously

by Adva

Iconic Nelson Sunburst Clock above the kitchen counter
Iconic Nelson Sunburst Clock above the kitchen counter

by Gary Hutton

Playful wall clock in the kids' bedroom looks simple and stylish
Playful wall clock in the kids’ bedroom looks simple and stylish

by Molly McGinness Interior Design

Create a beautiful niche to highlight the wall clock
Create a beautiful niche to highlight the wall clock

by Mark English Architects

Vintage, Modern and Minimalist

The definition of an ideal wall clock varies for different interiors. Even an uber-minimalist living room can sport a large wall clock that has a distinct mid-century feel about it. Instead of looking out of place, such additions actually offer a trendy break from monotony. In case of traditional or vintage homes, they appear to be a natural extension of their surroundings and enhance the chosen theme. With designers now creating clocks that double up as art pieces finding one for the contemporary home is not all that difficult.

Smart recessed lighting highlights the large clock and colorful backdrop perfectly
Smart recessed lighting highlights the large clock and colorful backdrop perfectly

by Susan Yeley Interiors

Abstract and colorful clock captures your attention instantly
Abstract and colorful clock captures your attention instantly

by Design West

Decorating with a clock is as much an art as making one. It requires great precision, poise and a sense of style. A ticking wall clock is far more engaging that any other piece of décor or furnishing. Dynamic and alive, it drives away a sense of monotony and inertness even while adding to the picture perfect look of your interiors!

Ultra-sleek clock is a minimalist's delight!
Ultra-sleek clock is a minimalist’s delight!

by XOJY

Brick wall and unique clock give this eclectic space a distinct appeal
Brick wall and unique clock give this eclectic space a distinct appeal
Eclectic bedroom brings together several different design elements
Eclectic bedroom brings together several different design elements

by KuDa Photography

Kid's bedroom with beautifully arranged wall clocks
Kid’s bedroom with beautifully arranged wall clocks

by Capelo Design

Placement of the wall clock lends a sense of refinement to the room
Placement of the wall clock lends a sense of refinement to the room

by The Old Painted Cottage

A Hint of Lively Color

Clocks can be used to add accent color to a room as well. With varying designs and styles offering a wide array of choices, a touch of bold color set against neutral walls does look fabulous indeed. For those who wish to experiment with a wider range of wall clocks, something from the ingenious collection of George Nelson’s clocks is the perfect choice. A beautiful clock does not always have to steal the show. But what it does give you is an opportunity to fill up that little empty void on your living room or bedroom wall.

Boys' bedroom sports a colorful and unique clock
Boys’ bedroom sports a colorful and unique clock

by i3 design group

Sunflower Clock from George Nelson is truly a showstopper
Sunflower Clock from George Nelson is truly a showstopper

by Jessica Lagrange

Wall clocks make an elegant addition and you can pick one that fits your home’s current theme and style best. They make a simple, yet effective visual statement even as they complement your framed pictures and posters effectively. Maybe now is the time to look beyond your smartphone and laptop and find a whole new world of timeless charm in a wall clock!

Might take a moment or two to spot the clock here!
Might take a moment or two to spot the clock here!

by Adentro Designs

Multicolored Vitra Nelson Ball Clock is all about modern minimalism
Multicolored Vitra Nelson Ball Clock is all about modern minimalism

by John Lum Architecture

Stylish wall clock in the kitchen adds some much needed visual contrast
Stylish wall clock in the kitchen adds some much needed visual contrast

by Sublime Architectural Interiors

Traditional wall clocks seem perfectly at home even in an ergonomic modern home
Traditional wall clocks seem perfectly at home even in an ergonomic modern home

by JillThomson Design

Time really does fly by when relaxing on the pool deck
Time really does fly by when relaxing on the pool deck

by Sterling Custom Homes

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