Cronotime Desk Clock - black - des. Pio Manzu, for Alessi


By: Alessi

Originally designed by Pio Manzu in the 60s, with its mid-century feel, dinky proportions and easy to read numerals, the Cronotime Desk Clock would make an excellent addition to a work from home study or a bedside table. 

Approx dimensions: diameter 7cm x height 8.5cm 

About Pio Manzu:

Born in Bergamo in 1939, son of the sculptor Giacomo, Manzu studied at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Ulm. In 1962 together with Michael Conrad, he won the competition held by Revue Automobile for a new concept of coupé to be applied on the Austin Healey 100 chassis. In 1968 he entered the Centro Stile FIAT as consultant, devoting himself with the study of small sized cars. He died in 1969.