Design by Philippe Starck with Eugeni Quitllet.
Tic&Tac is a clock with impressive thicknesses, creating a play of lights and reflections. The transparent square "box" is engraved with Roman numerals on the surface, encompassing the flat clock face. A slim pair of hour and second colored hands stand out in a chromatic synthesis, transforming time into an aesthetic experience.
Material(s): Transparent PMMA clock face and batch-dyed or metallic ABS case
FUTURISTIC MODERN STYLE
By: Reviewer, Renter (New York, NY)
I was at first not satisfied with this product because at 3:00 o'clock the the minute and hour hands weren't perpendicular to each other, the angle wasn't precisely 90 degrees. I called Kartell and they immediately responded by letting the vendor know, and Yliving responded by sending me an email in which they stated they were sending me a replacement product. The prompt responses, on the part of Kartell as well as Yliving, was gratifying and restored my confidence in both the manufacturer and the seller. I use the clock not suspended on the wall but rather sitting on the top of my bookcase. It is spare, minimalist in design, and complements my other pieces.
NOT AS SHOWN
By: Bridget P., Designer (philadelphia,PA)
The clock which I received is not what is shown on the website. It has three hands (second hand included) not two as shown and the Kartell logo is at the bottom of the clock not in the center as shown. Additionally STARK is missing. Nowhere on the clock face does it say STARK. I am a bit disappointed by this as I really liked the look and design of the clock shown on the website versus what I received. Details make a difference to me. Regardless I am keeping it as I couldn't find another retailer which sold the version with two hands and the STARK logo.
Designer: Philippe Starck
Born in Paris in 1949, he is one of the most original and creative designers of our time. He has obtained many important acknowledgements such as the Grand Prix National de la Création industrielle and the Honor Award of the American Institute of Architects, he considers himself as "a Japanese architect, an American art director, a German industrial designer, a French artistic director, an Italian furniture designer".
Philippe Starck on his Broom Chair design:
Designer: Eugeni Quitllet
Born in 1972, Eugeni Quitllet started studying design at the Ibizia Art School in 1991. He earned a diploma of design and interior design from "La Llotja" Art School in Barcelona, 1996. He collaborated with many architecture and design studios of Barcelona and also worked on design exhibitions for cultural entities such as the Joan Miro Foundation.
In 2001 Eugeni Quitllet met Philippe Starck in Formentera and started a strong collaboration. He now designs furniture and products for some of the most recognized companies in the world, signed STARCK & QUITLLET.View other products by Eugeni Quitllet
Founded in 1949, Kartell is an established leader in the fields of modern furniture, interior design, and lighting for over 60 years. From its choice of cutting edge technologies, to its use of innovative and certified thermoplastic materials, the brand has revolutionized the use of plastics in modern furnishings. Their bold and charismatic designs are 100% Italian made, multifunctional, cross-sectional, easy to use, and possess an undeniable visual appeal. Colors, transparency effects, and unique shapes all define a signature Kartell product. Employing some of the most recognizable modern furniture designers of our time, Kartell is able to harmoniously blend functionality, style, durability, and modern appeal.
Kartell has won an enviable string of prestigious international awards, including nine Compasso d’Oro prizes (the most recent awarded to the Mobil Chest of Drawers in 1995 and the Bubble Club Sofa in 2001). In 2000, the Guggenheim Museum dubbed the Kartell Museum the "best industrial museum".View other products from Kartell