Riki Optima Wall Clock
Riki Optima Wall Clock
Riki Optima Wall Clock
$250.00

Riki Optima Wall Clock

Lemnos

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RIKI CLOCK features twelve figures which are slightly bigger and needles which are in splendid harmony with the length and thickness. Lemnos considers ease of reading important in basic clock design, and always aim that the performance and design be simple & light. The frame body of plywood is made by skillful techniques of handicraft manufacturing, expressed by the precise circular shape and beautiful finish

  • Plywood
  • Japanese Glass
  • Handmade by Japanese craftsmen in Toyama Japan
  • Size: φ365 × d48mm
  • Model WR-401L

Designer: Riki Watanabe

Riki Watanabe (1911–2013) was a celebrated industrial designer and a leading figure of Japanese modernism. Born in Tokyo, he completed studies in woodworking in 1936, after which he worked as an assistant professor at Tokyo University. During the 1930s, Riki Watanabe became interested in the work of Le Corbusier and the Bauhaus movement. In 1949, he established Japan’s first design studio. The designer’s work spans decades and includes iconic designs. Among them, the Himo Isu chair and the Hibiya Clock at the Hibiya Crossing in Tokyo.

TAKATA Lemnos Inc. was founded in 1947 as a brass casting manufacturing industry in Takaoka-city, Toyama Prefecture, Japan and launched into the full-scale business trade with Seiko Clock Co. in 1966.

Lemnos products are made carefully by their craftsmen in Japan. They partner with notable designers to craft designs that bring out the attractiveness of the materials and create fine products not influenced by trends.

Lemnos, Japan

TAKATA Lemnos Inc. was founded in 1947 as a brass casting manufacturing industry in Takaoka-city, Toyama Prefecture, Japan and launched into the full-scale business trade with Seiko Clock Co. in 1966.

Lemnos products are made carefully by their craftsmen in Japan. They partner with notable designers to craft designs that bring out the attractiveness of the materials and create fine products not influenced by trends.