Certain aspects of retro design remain inarguably appealing to the modern eye, while others are eyesores, so the Nixie Brick clock deftly keeps the best of an old style while incorporating it into the more modern tenets to which we've become accustomed. The clock uses the same technology as a Nixie clock, one of the more unique technologies of the 1950s, but it houses that tech in a modern shell.
Nixie tubes, also known as cold cathode ray tubes, are glass tubes that use electronic conduction to display bright orange numbers. The mesmerizing display is definitely attractive, but many authentic 50s Nixie clocks look excessively utilitarian. The Nixie Brick takes the analog appeal of cathode tubes and puts them within a sleek, modern housing that would look just as appropriate holding a smart home terminal.
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The 'Nixie Brick' Merges Minimalism with Retro Style
- By: Joey HaarDec 27, 2017