Kitchen Clock

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$180.00

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Combining the simplicity of line with the complexity of color, this clock by Leonie Lacouette has a modern look with a rustic edge. Made of steel and hand-patinated copper. Clock mechanism runs on AA batteries. Batteries not included. Measures approximately 12 x 12 x 2 in. Handcrafted in the US.

About the Artist

Leonie Lacouette

Over 25 years ago, Leonie Lacouette started making clocks, as a practical way to make a living while using the aesthetic training she'd received in art school. It all began when she needed a clock for her studio, and noticed an ad in a magazine for a company selling clock mechanisms. Ordering five, she used one to make her own timepiece, and then made four more to sell. They sold out immediately, and she's been making clocks ever since. Continuing her dedication to creating clocks that are modernist but affable, fusing geometric abstraction with softened edges and organic warmth, she hopes to extend the work in the future to include a broader palette of exotic wood veneers. Ever the good-natured perfectionist, Lacouette insists that "the main problem will be to make sure that they come from sustainable sources."

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