Five Excellent Alarms

IDEA International Bird Alarm Clock
Photo courtesy of IDEA International.

IDEA International Bird Alarm Clock
Wood (available in various other colors)
The mere sight of an alarm gets you down? Ta-da!
neo-utility.com; $40


Covent Alarm Clock frim Anthropologie.
Photo courtesy of Anthropologie.

Covent Alarm Clock
blue (also available in cream or grey)
Who says something quite practical can’t be super pretty, too?
anthropologie.com; $38


Punkt. Alarm Clock from Barneys New York
Photo courtesy of Barneys New York.

Punkt. Alarm Clock
white (also available in black or red)
Attributes include a small footprint, sleek design and lit-up dial.
punktgroup.com; $185


Onaroo Teach Me Time Talking Alarm Clock & Nighlight by American Innovative, LLC
Photo courtesy of American Innovative, LLC.

Onaroo Teach Me Time Talking Alarm Clock & Nighlight
Glows green at parent-approved time and even has teaching tools.
amazon.com; $39.99

Philips HF3520 Wake-Up Light by Philips Communications.
Photo courtesy of Philips Communications.

Philips HF3520 Wake-Up Light
With Colored Sunrise Stimulation
Light stimulation precedes an alarm (scientifically proven to be effective).
amazon.com; $139.99

Early Riser Guide

(January 2015)