OneClock’s Analog Alarm Clock Embraces Retro Tech + Design

A design-forward alarm clock that features an endless assortment of warm instrumentals

OneClock’s eponymous analog alarm clock ($192) was designed to help people wake up less abruptly, through the use of melodic compositions created by composer and multi-instrumentalist Jon Natchez of The War on Drugs. Plenty of people strive to disconnect when the day ends, reducing screen time or leaving their phone outside their bedroom altogether when it’s time to sleep. But many of us rely on …

Charlie Bell Echo Clock

From husband and wife team, Jim and Chloe Read, British design brand Newgate produces wall clocks, wristwatches and alarms with contemporary twists and nostalgic shapes. Their battery-powered Charlie Bell Echo Clock epitomizes this amalgamation with its fire engine red metal case, glass lens and graphic dial. A “no tick” movement within makes it quieter than most, except when the twin-bell alarm sounds a wake-up call.

Making of The Nescafé Alarm Cap

NOTlabs develops a 3D-printed lid that literally wakes you up with your morning coffee

In the face of the booming craft coffee culture, instant coffee stalwarts Nescafé decided a brand refresh was in order. Opting for an innovative packaging activation to reintroduce the oft-ignored product to the greater creative community at large, Nescafé created the Alarm Cap, a combination container lid and alarm clock that encourages customers to wake up with a cup of their coffee. Creative Agency Publicis …