Even though we have clocks on all our devices anywhere we look, wall clocks still serve a purpose. Aside from making it easy to check the time with as glance instead of pulling out your phone and getting sucked into the allure of everything on there, they help tie the room together and with unique wall clocks, they’re a great way to make a room a little more you.
The Best Unique Wall Clock
Our first pick for unique wall clocks is The Original Kit Cat Klock Gentleman. This classic design has been around for nearly 100 years, and you know it from TV and movies.
There are 20 colors to choose from, while the rolling eyes, wagging tail, and infectious smile all makeup something that feels both familiar and modern at the same time. It runs on 2 C batteries (not included) so stock up before buying to get things ticking straight away. You may also like some of the best alarm clocks from our list, so be sure to check them out.
The FlorLife Wooden Modern Wall Clock is available in 7 colors and offers a quirky look to any room in the home. It’s made from high-quality MDF wood to ensure longevity, while the quartz operation is top notch and prevents lagging.
While there are no numbers, the splattered drops make it easy to read even at a glance and the non-ticking operation ensures peace and relaxation, especially if you put it in your bedroom.
The Hadaaya Frying Pan with Fried Egg Wall Clock is the perfect Christmas gift for those who love all things breakfast and would fit perfectly in any kitchen across the country. You have 3, 6, 9, and 12 numerals for easy reading while the hands are a knife and fork to make the whole setup a little more fun.
You hang it from the wall by the top of the handle, and despite the shape, it stays secure and in place. The face is 8” in diameter and the mechanism runs on a single AA battery.
Available in both Medium and Large sizes, this Design Toscano Gears of Time Steampunk Wall Clock is a spectacular gift for those who enjoy this facet of the sci-fi community.
It is hand cast using real crushed stone and bonded with designer resin to ensure quality, while each part is meticulously hand painted with a multi-toned metallic finish. For fans of the genre, or just anything that looks cool, this will be a fine addition to your bedroom, living room, or man cave.
If you’re looking for unique wall clocks for living room style, the Umbra Ribbon Modern 12-Inch Wall Clock could just be the wall clock for you. It comes with 4 colors to choose from and boasts a contemporary design that can suit any modern home.
The second hand sweeps silently around the face, eliminating irritating ticking and adding giving it a smooth appearance. It also doesn’t need winding so you can set, forget, and admire whenever relaxing in the living room.
If you’re looking for something a little more simple and subtle, the Timelike 3D Clock Hands are your best bet. The clock face and numerals are absent, leaving only the minute and hour hands, but this doesn’t make it any harder to read, so that won’t be a problem.
There are 4 colors to choose from to help you match with the decor in your home, and it is constructed using sturdy but lightweight aluminum. To increase the value of homes that don’t want to draw too much attention to the clock, it’s ideal.
The Kikkerland Big Wheel Revolving Wall Clock is another great example of unique modern wall clocks and boasts a quality design perfect for garages, man caves, home offices, and more.
You can choose silver, black, or white to match with the rest of the room, and unlike standard clocks, it’s the wheel that turns, as the design is without hands. It measures 25 inches high, so it’s easy to read without being too big that it cramps the style of everything else and mounts securely to the wall with ease.
Great for fans of New York’s Grand Central Station, the Wooch Antique-Look Double Sided Retro Station Clock is a fantastic choice for anyone hoping to inject a bit of class and quality into their home decorations.
The wrought iron construction ensures durability, while the double-sided design makes it perfect for attaching outside against the garage, and the silent operation ensures peace when relaxing on a summer’s evening. It’s quintessentially New York, so if you’re pining for the city that never sleeps, this could tide you over until the next time you visit.
Sometimes, you don’t need a big, fancy clock to get what you want, and the Westclox Coffee Time 3D Wall Clock is proof of that. As our pick for the best value wall clock around, it’s simple but also boasts character that adds a splash of flavor to your home.
It boasts quartz accuracy to ensure you’re never late for work again and can make your perfect cup of coffee before you need to leave, while the metal construction keeps it in top condition. Whether for the kitchen at home or the break room at the office, coffee lovers will love this thematic addition to the wall.
If you’re on the lookout for wall clocks large enough to cover most of the wall, the Vangold Large DIY Wall Clock is the ideal option for you. It has both numerals and number-words to provide a modern slant to a classic design, and the DIY features mean you can attach as much or as little to the wall as you want.
It might not be the best idea for the living room, but reception areas at offices or schools will get a lot of use out of this, so consider it next time you’re undertaking a remodel.
The Sharper Image Light Up Electronic Word Clock is a top contender for cool wall clocks for guys and gives your wall a postmodern look about it that other clocks can’t match.
Despite its initially confusing appearance, you’ll find it’s actually easy to read once you get the hang of it. The lights are bright and the words are clear even at a distance. If you’re looking for an accurate-to-the-second clock, this isn’t for you. But for a modern, cool, and unique wall clock that gives you the general time (in 5-minute intervals) it’s a fantastic addition to your home office, regular office, or other workplace.
One for the Math nerds, the JoFomp Math Wall Clock does away with traditional numbers and forces you to use your head. You already know the numbers of a clock, so it’s not that difficult, but it’s still fun to see the different ways the designers have replaced the numbers with equations.
Take your pick from brown or black wood, while the silent sweep motion is present in both styles. There’s also a luminous function so you can read the time even in the dark, which is perfect if you need to get up early to pull off some Good Will Hunting genius.
The WonderZoo Wall Gear Clock is a noiseless and complete option perfect for the home, office, or school and goes a step or two further than the other gear clock we’ve selected.
As our premium choice, it offers reliable operation while also including Month and Date gears to go along with the time, and as a bonus, there’s also an 18-month warranty just in case anything goes wrong.
The Shemuyu Modern Decorative Pendulum Wall Clock feels like something you’d see in a modern home by the sea, with its easy colors and simple design that puts you at ease, even if you realize you’re late for work.
It is suitable for a variety of rooms and locations, and the pendulum motion is soothing to watch, just don’t get hypnotized and fall to sleep. It doesn’t tick, and the CNC router keeps it accurate for years to come. You won’t find many clocks like this one, so get one while you still can.
Our second Vangold pick is the Vangold Large 3D DIY Roman Numeral Wall Clock which is very similar to the first but this has Roman numerals over Arabic characters. Again, it’s perfect for offices or schools, and you be as creative as you want with it.
There are 4 colors to choose from to mix and match with the furniture and decor, while the high quality mechanism reduces power consumption and keeps everything ticking for years after setting it up.
Another great choice for the kitchen, the Bits and Pieces Contemporary Kitchen Utensil Clock is surrounded by everything you expect to find in your kitchen drawer.
What we love about it is that it looks entirely homemade, adding some character to your kitchen, especially if you’re someone who loves to cook. The clock face uses just minute and hour hands, while the silver-toned design keeps things looking sleek.
Perfect for the Beach House, the Bernhard Products Rustic Beach Wall Clock brings with it the taste of the ocean, crashing waves, and relaxation on the sand. It has vibrant colors that put you closer to your favorite place, even when stuck in the office, while the non-ticking mechanism ensures silence.
Like the Bits and Pieces, it looks homemade, which adds some character to the room that may have been lacking something, but not any longer.
18Giftgarden Tree Shaped Wall Clock
The Giftgarden Tree Shaped Wall Clock is a fantastic gift for anybody who yearns to be in nature as often as they can.
There are hooks in the back for easy installation, and the quartz movement ensures accuracy. It’s not the perfect substitute for the great outdoors, but with decorative birds and leaves, it’s the next best thing, especially if it’s been a while since you’ve smelled that fresh woodland air.
Perfect for spies or just the very, very secretive, the Magho Wall Clock with Hidden Compartment is two things in one.
On the surface, it’s just a clock, but behind the face are shelves to hide cash, engagement rings, and family heirlooms. If you’re concerned about losing your treasured possessions and don’t have a home safe, this may be a better bet than stashing everything under your mattress, because that’s where everybody looks!
Our final pick of unique wall clocks is the GCA 3D Big Modern Home Office Wall Clock. This in-your-face design is great for the house with a dynamic design that commands attention. There are 4 colors to choose from, and the numbers stand out well even against similarly colored walls. If you struggle to monitor the time, you’ll never forget it again with this in the room.