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.
Cube LED Alarm Clock
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.
Flip Alarm Clock
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.
Mini Bell Alarm Clock
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.
Quirky Nimbus Customizable Clock
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.
Philips Wake Up Light
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.
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock
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.
Lego Star Wars Darth Vader Light Up Alarm Clock
Give kids a little creative expression by letting them pick their favorite character to wake them up in the morning. Several Star Wars characters—including Yoda and BB-8—are available, as are characters from other movies and shows.
To buy: $18; amazon.com.
Oct17 Wooden Alarm Clock
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.
Clocky The Original Runaway Alarm Clock on Wheels
Get heavy sleepers out of bed on time with Clocky, which has an extra-loud alarm setting and will roll off the nightstand to hide until even the sleepiest night owl has to get out of bed to find it and turn the alarm off. (Bonus: Clocky is super cute—enough so that you won’t want to smash it, even if you’d love another 10 minutes of shut-eye.)
To buy: $30; amazon.com.
Witti Beddi Intelligent Alarm Clock
Your phone gets to go to bed, too, with this clever clock, which serves as a dock for your phone at night. Your phone can charge while you sleep, and you can set your alarm to your favorite music. The clock, its mood light, and its Bluetooth speaker can all be controlled using an app, and it also has a white noise generator, so you can sleep soundly all night long.
To buy: $100; bedbathandbeyond.com.