Product of the Week: 1/20/09

With its most important numbers rendered in supersized Helvetica—9 a.m. arrival, lunch at noon, out the door by 5—Swedish firm BVD’s new Klocka clock for Askul looks like it’s for a 1950s businessman, which actually makes sense. The Tokyo-based company—whose name means “delivery following day and in Japan is a strange mix of Amazon.com and FedEx, is known mainly for its office products; BVD’s other recent designs for the Japanese giant include candy-colored packaging for USB sticks and a series of Muji-like pens. www.bvd.se

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