10 Easy Pieces: Bedside Alarm Clocks

As an alternative to your smart phone alarm clock, here is a roundup of our favorite small-scale bedside alarm clocks that work just as well for travel.

Schoolhouse Flip Clock White Above: At Schoolhouse, the Flip Clock in White is made by TWEMCO, one of the original flip clock manufacturers since 1956; $99 at Schoolhouse.
Jasper Morrison Punkt Alarm Clock Above: The Jasper Morrison-designed Punkt AC 01 Alarm Clock has glow in the dark hands and comes in white, black, or red; $185 at Luminaire.
Arne Jacobsen Station Alarm Clock Above: Designed by Arne Jacobsen, the classic Station Alarm Clock in black is $129 at the MoMA Design Store.
Newgate Clocks Cubic Alarm Clock Above: The Newgate Clocks Cubic Alarm Clock in black is $48 at Food52.
Lexon Flip Travel Alarm Clock Above: One of our editors swears by this simple alarm clock: the Lexon Flip Travel Alarm Clock designed by Adrian & Jeremy Wright, is turned on or off depending on which side you flip it to. Finished in silicone rubber and available in seven colors; $30 at the MoMA Design Store.
Alume Cube Clock Above: The Alume Cube Clock is encased in wood with an LED screen that illuminates when touched; $48 at the MoMA Design Store.
West Elm Wideboy Alarm Clock Above: The Wideboy Alarm Clock is a retro-looking analog clock in a matte-finished acrylic case; $50 at West Elm.
Braun Classic Analog Quartz Alarm Clock Above: The Braun Classic Analog Quartz Alarm Clock (BNC002WHWH) is an icon of modern design. Available in white for $35 on Amazon.
Karlsson Chunky Alarm Clock Black Above: The Karlsson Chunky Alarm Clock, shown in Black, is made of polyresin and a gold finish; $27 at Royal Design. Also available in Sand or Grey.
TWEMCO Alarm Flip Clock Beige Above: Again, a flip clock from TWEMCO, but with a more simplified design. The Alarm Flip Clock AL-30 comes in seven different colors including Beige (shown) for $149 at Time Will Flip.

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N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on January 20, 2010.

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