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10 Easy Pieces: Bedside Alarm Clocks

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10 Easy Pieces: Bedside Alarm Clocks

August 19, 2020

As an alternative to your smart phone alarm clock, here is a roundup of our favorite small-scale bedside alarm clocks that work just as well for travel.

at schoolhouse, the flip clock in white is made by twemco, one of the original  9
Above: At Schoolhouse, the Flip Clock in White is made by TWEMCO, one of the original flip clock manufacturers since 1956; $99 at Schoolhouse.
the jasper morrison designed punkt ac 0\1 alarm clock has glow in the dark hand 10
Above: The Jasper Morrison-designed Punkt AC 01 Alarm Clock has glow in the dark hands and comes in white, black, or red; $185 at Luminaire.
designed by arne jacobsen, the classic station alarm clock in black is \$\1\29  11
Above: Designed by Arne Jacobsen, the classic Station Alarm Clock in black is $129 at the MoMA Design Store.
the newgate clocks cubic alarm clock in black is \$48 at food5\2. 12
Above: The Newgate Clocks Cubic Alarm Clock in black is $48 at Food52.
one of our editors swears by this simple alarm clock: the lexon flip travel ala 13
Above: One of our editors swears by this simple alarm clock: the Lexon Flip Travel Alarm Clock designed by Adrian & Jeremy Wright, is turned on or off depending on which side you flip it to. Finished in silicone rubber and available in seven colors; $30 at the MoMA Design Store.
the alume cube clock is encased in wood with an led screen that illuminates whe 14
Above: The Alume Cube Clock is encased in wood with an LED screen that illuminates when touched; $48 at the MoMA Design Store.
the wideboy alarm clock is a retro looking analog clock in a matte finished acr 15
Above: The Wideboy Alarm Clock is a retro-looking analog clock in a matte-finished acrylic case; $50 at West Elm.
the braun classic analog quartz alarm clock (bnc00\2whwh) is an icon of modern  16
Above: The Braun Classic Analog Quartz Alarm Clock (BNC002WHWH) is an icon of modern design. Available in white for $35 on Amazon.
the karlsson chunky alarm clock, shown in black, is made of polyresin and a gol 17
Above: The Karlsson Chunky Alarm Clock, shown in Black, is made of polyresin and a gold finish; $27 at Royal Design. Also available in Sand or Grey.
again, a flip clock from twemco, but with a more simplified design. the alarm f 18
Above: Again, a flip clock from TWEMCO, but with a more simplified design. The Alarm Flip Clock AL-30 comes in seven different colors including Beige (shown) for $149 at Time Will Flip.

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N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on January 20, 2010.

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