Category Archives: Art Deco

Getting Serious again

Decided to get the shop on Bonanza open again  getting serious againart deco mix012

https://www.bonanza.com/booths/AGdesigns

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Solar Eclipse

Been away for while working on the shop and life and that goes with it it. Took a day to watch the Total Eclipse with some friends and shoot a few photos, This is the first total eclipse I have ever seen, never made to Nova Scotia, so thought it would make a cool new clock 17 eclip link incheck it out in my ETSY shop              https://www.etsy.com/shop/AuburnGrayDesigns

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Happy Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo and a little history

Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). A relatively minor holiday in Mexico, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations.

And the Auburn/Gray Designs Mayan Calendar Clock myan calendar 2

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Splash Of Color

With the total resign of our open face clocks completed, our next decision was what next, well? How about color just for the sake of color. Functional art and a contemporary look with lighter recyclable materials and a new none intrusive mounting system for our new Quartz Wall Clocks.           www.auburngraydesignes.com/OpenCart/

color for its own sake

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One of the benefits of being a small company

A A O B clockOne of the benefits of being a small company is that we have the ability to move quickly. When a friend asked for a custom design clock has a gift for their A A club we were more than happy to help them out. With the total redesign of our open face clocks completed we decided to donate one of the first ones to a facility that has helped so many in our area.    www.auburngraydesignes.com/OpenCart

After Rigorous Testing the ETSY Shop is Open Again

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Now Lighter, and non intrusive to walls  and back on ETSY

Lighter  means that we have achieved one of our original goals, That our wall clocks are non intrusive and do not require you to make a hole in your wall with either a screw a nail or a anchor that may need to be repaired later. By using existing technology we were able to develop a mounting system that is both secure and non invasive to walls and still allows for the clock to be easily removed and reattached to your wall  for battery replacement and time changes. Placement of the clock is quick and easy without the need to make a hole and the clock can be moved just has easily without leaving  any evidence such as holes or residue on your wall.

Non intrusive means that Auburn/Gray Designs wall clocks can be used in places where you do not want damage your wall or where conventional wall clocks cannot, such has the office or a dorm room, or any place where putting holes in walls is not permitted or feasible because of wall material such has plaster modular wall board or brick.

With the new lighter base material and the non intrusive mounting system we can now offer low cost, low impact, and easy to place promotional clocks the can be placed by a sales representative in seconds without damaging the clients wall. Limited run, custom designed, and sized clocks to promote your business or origination.

Lighter also means less costly shipping in both an economic and ecological sense. We can now offer Free shipping in the lower 48 states and reduced shipping cost everywhere  else, and this also reduces our carbon foot print. The new material used to fabricate the clocks structure besides being lighter can also be recycled. All excess materials from the manufacturing of Auburn/Gray Designs wall clocks is now being recycled.

Auburn/Gray Designs wall clocks are still a basic open face design, and they are still each custom made when ordered with the clock face custom printed on a ink jet printer with a acrylic laminate to protect it from moisture and scratches. Although our custom made wall clocks are light weight they are still manufactured to highest standards, and will sit more securely to your wall then most much heavier clocks   And has always Auburn/Gray Designs Wall clocks are American Made using American made materials and Quartz movements, We did not change our American Made quality we just improved it.

Functional Art  by  /  Auburn/ Gray Designs  / Innovation in Time

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Almost Done

 Auburn/Gray Designs  redesign of our clocks and web site is all but complete , we made our wall clocks lighter and non intrusive with a new mounting system which we see has opening up a promotional market for us and the new web site design is much simpler and straightforward. We did not change the American made quality of our products we just improved it

Something New Something Changed

Well it has been awhile  since there have been some new clock designs here at Auburn/Gray designs ETSY store , Not that we’ve been slacking well maybe we have a little. So we will be adding these designs over the next few weeks.new things  Also we are adding to are open face clock line a new surface material, This is a polyester fabric that give the clock face a texture look, while still providing a durable surface. There have also been some been some minor changes to some old favorites. We are still committed to providing you with a unique addition to any decor that is functional art and a quality time piece, so all your times can be interesting.

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Over the counter

There is an epidemic that has caused 18,893 deaths last year and this epidemic is heroin, and this number does not include deaths from prescription opioid abuse. There is a war on drugs but like most wars the body count only increases. Ohio based Kroger stores have made the decision to make Naloxone an opiate blocker that is used by paramedics and first responder across the America to save lives available over the counter.  “We want families dealing with addiction to know that they can count on having the drug available in the event that they need it,” Jeff Talbot, Kroger vice president of merchandising, said in a statement. I applaud this company that decided it was time to take a stand..  7 4 13 a

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