Fresh off launching “It’s Cozy Inside” group art exhibition, NEPENTHES New York continues to amaze off the fans by venturing more on the company’s artistic side by releasing Wall clocks made by blind people. The Japanese imprint has partnered up with The Chicago Lighthouse to create a selection of minimalist wall clocks. The Chicago Lighthouse is an organization that provides aid to the blind and has helped visually challenged communities in Chicago for over 114 years.
“In 1977, under a government program designed to increase employment of the visually impaired, TCL began manufacturing wall clocks, primarily for use in US government facilities, Inspired by the clocks’ compelling story and quintessential American look, Nepenthes NY asked TCL to produce a custom series of wall clocks.” as detailed by the label in a statement.
The collaborative wall clock presents the NEPENTHES New York logo and works using atomic radio control. The clock taps into a 60 kHz longwave radio signal broadcast from the National Institute of Standards in Fort Collins, Colorado. Furthermore, The time of the clock is set automatically and is automatically corrected by daylight savings.
The Chicago lighthouse x NEPENTHES New York wall clock is available for purchase online and in-store, priced at $92.
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