TOKYO, Japan –March 19, 2015–SEIKO NEXTAGE CO., LTD., announces that it will release the new series “V,” designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, from the ISSEY MIYAKE Watch Project in late June.
Under the comprehensive direction of ISSEY MIYAKE, the ISSEY MIYAKE Watch Project has released innovative watches in multiple series through collaborations with some of the world’s leading designers. The 14th new series will soon be offered – creations by Tokujin Yoshioka.
Breaking from the conventional notion of a watchband, the new series gives birth to the first bracelet watch of its kind. As a new type of accessory beyond the definition of a watch, “V” is genderless and can be enjoyed equally by women and men.
The metal bracelet which is randomly formed with V cuts is created by stainless steel extrusion molding.Mirroring surrounding light, “V” shows various expression and gives off poetic reflections.
Each of the band links radiates brilliance, yet with different expressions, giving the simple watch bracelet the elegance of jewelry. “Experimentation is what creates new value.” This summarizes Tokujin Yoshioka’s unique approach.
|Tokujin Yoshioka, designer
Established Tokujin Yoshioka Inc. in 2000.He has collaborated with international leading companies such as SWAROVSKI, Cartier, Hermès, LEXUS on the projects from product design, architecture, to the installation for exhibitions. Many of his works are displayed as a part of permanent collections in the world’s well-known museums including Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, Centre national d’art et de culture Georges-Pompidou, Victoria and Albert Museum. He received prizes such as “Design Miami, Designer of the Year, 2007”, “A&W Architektur & Wohnen/Designer of the Year 2011”, “Maison & Objet/ Creator of the Year 2012”.
<ISSEY MIYAKE WATCH>“V”
|Ref.||Case/band material||Glass material||Color|
|NYAC001||Stainless steel||Mineral glass||Silver（hair line)|
|Case size: [Case diameter] 16.2 mm [Thickness] 6.3 mm [Weight] 73 g|
[Specifications common to all models]
Time indication (Hour and Minute hands)
Water resistance: 3 bar
Accuracy: Average monthly rate of ± 20 seconds (when worn on the wrist at normal temperature range between 5˚C and 35˚C)
Contact InformationSEIKO NEXTAGE CO., LTD.
Advertising & Sales Promotion Dept.
ISSEY MIYAKE watch Websitehttp://www.isseymiyake-watch.com/
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