Sunday 21 August 2011

The Solari Cifra 3 - The Greatest Clock Ever Made

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The Solari Cifra 3 is a clock designed by Italian architect Gino Valle in 1965 and is widely considered a masterpiece of industrial design. It uses a split-flap display to display both hours and minutes.

The clock won the prestigious Compasso d'Oro prize for design and has been shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and is in the permanent collection of the Science Museum in London.

2 comment(s):

WordyGrrl said...

How is this new? Everybody had a clock like that in the 70s.

Gerard said...

It was a new design in 1965.