Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Memorial Day Clock
This is a special variation on our "ClassicSpace" series (found at www.northcoastimports.com/design) with American Stars and Stripes. The "ClassicSpace" series already has a heavy American influence. The natural elements mixed with the machined simplicity definitely fits in an American aesthetic.
The "ClassicSpace" clearly fits an American tradition with its visible wood grain (natural materials) and natural power. A mechanical clock is a perfect example of a machine running on renewable energy. The only power required to run this clock is gravity! There are no batteries, no electricity, no heat... it will even run in the dark.
This clock would fit perfectly in a modern decor... the natural wood slat style easily matches either a Frank Lloyd Wright inspired interior, or a Danish Modern environment, as well as a Mission or Craftsman home... the possibilities are endless, and there are many more styles to chose from.
If you haven't already, take a moment to browse our new line of clocks found at www.northcoastimports.com/design. There you can find more examples of re-imagined timepieces for modern tastes.
Saturday, May 23, 2009
The New /design Line!
Long associated with a very traditional decor, the Black Forest cuckoo clock is undergoing a transformation. Simple and clean lines combine with master craftsmanship to create something for the modern home.
Visit our new site to see colorful new models with a fresh perspective on a clock as a delightful kinetic sculpture that also happens to tell time.
There are also several models called ART CLOCKS which are one-of-a-kind inspirations by Black Forest artists. These special clocks are presented as collectors items and include painterly and artistic creations signed by the artist. There are dozens to choose from.
...and check out these fantastic woodcuts! These special clocks feature an entirely new and creative design with very intricate filigree. Birds and flowers are interwoven into a tapestry of ornamentation.
Monday, May 18, 2009
The Cuckoo Bird and Door
If you are unsure about completing this repair, please stop immediately and seek out a clock professional. If your clock is new and still under warranty, it is best if you find a clock repairman in your area. If this is the only problem, he or she should be able to solve it for you in short order.
Below, you'll see a picture of a bird who has lost contact with the door. Normally, the bird should have a wire going from its "feet" to a staple-shaped wire in the door. This picture is missing that wire: