11 Cool Alarm Clocks That Look Good and Get the Job Done
These cool alarm clocks, in a range of different styles, will also blend well with your bedroom decor.
On the surface, this streamlined clock looks like a decorative accent piece. But clap your hands and an easy-to-read digital clock appears on the surface of the natural wood cube.
To buy: $32, uncommongoods.com.
It’ll take a little extra effort to shut off this bold alarm clock (that’s a good thing when you’d really rather snooze): Pick up the entire device and flip it upside down in order to shut off the sound.
To buy: $30; amazon.com.
This micro-sized alarm clock (it’s just 4 inches wide and 2.5 inches tall) is easy to tote along during your travels, so you’ll never need to schedule a wake up call again. Available in six bright, bold colors.
To buy: $9, kikkerland.com.
If you like to hit the ground running, this high-tech clock features an alarm to wake you, as well as a dashboard with four programmable screens. Sync your mobile device and select what’s displayed—weather, stock tickers, email, calendar appointments, social media alerts, and more.
To buy: $53; amazon.com.
If you can’t sleep in until the sun naturally wakes you, this clever clock might just be the next best thing. The light on the face mimics the yellow light of the sunrise and gradually increases in brightness until your designated wake-up time, when a gentle beep makes sure you stir.
To buy: $46; amazon.com.
Do you ever wonder why you’re so tired even though you got plenty of sleep the night before? This clever app aims to combat that feeling, by waking you up slowly (over the course of 30 minutes) during the lightest phase of your sleep cycle.
To buy: $1, itunes.com.
This simple clock doubles as a vase, so you can have a bundle of fresh flowers (or fake flowers, for longer-lasting color) greet you every morning. The LED clock display isn’t always on, so you won’t have to feel like you’re constantly watching the clock on sleepless nights; a small sound or movement will bring the time to life.
To buy: $25; amazon.com.