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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 flip clock manufacturers since 56; $99 at Schoolhouse.
Above: At Schoolhouse, the Flip Clock in White is made by TWEMCO, one of the original flip clock manufacturers since 1956; $99 at Schoolhouse.
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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 $loading=
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
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 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.
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 when touched; $48 at the MoMA Design Store.
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 acrylic case; $50 at West Elm.
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
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 gold finish; $ at Royal Design. Also available in Sand or Grey.
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 Flip Clock AL-30 comes in seven different colors including Beige (shown) for $9 at Time Will Flip.
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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