The Best Clock Money Can Buy
This is the best wall clock money can buy. When considering a wall clock, three factors are relevant: style, value and utility. No clock excels quite like Ikea’s PUGG in all three categories at once.
Style: The PUGG, as its name suggests, may not be gunning for a spot at the MOMA, but it’s mid-century modern at a glance, and that’s all most people give it. While close inspection reveals the PUGG houses some clumsy numerical curves, at a distance it looks like a stylish artifact from a time long past.
Value: When you take price into account, the PUGG dominates. It retails for $15. Wall clocks in this weight class typically resemble props from daytime television, not classic timepieces.
Utility: The PUGG performs its primary function of displaying the time, for a long time. It runs on single AA battery and lasts approximately three years. When it’s dead, it stops. You can read it at...
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