SEIKO NEXTAGE CO., LTD., announces that the ISSEY MIYAKE Watch Project, a consistent source of creative watches by world-renowned designers from diverse fields, will release, on March 11, 2016, two models in two shades of early spring green color in the “O” series by leading Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka.
“O” – the name derived from eau, the French word for water – is a bangle watch created by Yoshioka using a transparent material, his favorite one, based on the theme “Shape of Water – Counting Transparent Time.” Like water, it has no “shape” as it shines enigmatically in the light. This genderless watch weighs only 25 grams, is made of super-elastic transparent material, and is perfect for casual wear as a fashion accessory. First released in 2011, popular from the start, “O” now celebrates its fifth anniversary.
Tokujin Yoshioka is active in a wide range of design efforts in Japan and overseas, including products, architecture, spaces and installations. He is known for the clarity and simplicity of his designs resulting from his unique creative method of bringing the best of the material, and his “Transparent Glass Teahouse” installed in April 2014 on an elevated platform at Shogunzuka Seiryuden in Shorenin Temple Complex in Kyoto, where the entire view of the city is offered, has been the object of much recent attention.
The new watch models in light and darker green are a salute to the spirit of spring.
Band material: Plastic
Case material: Stainless steel
Case size: Width 33mm / Thickness 12.5mm
Water resistance: 3atm
|Tokujin Yoshioka (designer)
Established his own studio, TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA INC. in 2000. His experimental and innovative creations, which transcend the boundaries of art, design, and architecture, are highly evaluated in the world. He received numbers of international design awards. Some of his most important works are exhibited as a part of permanent collections in the world’s well-known museums such as Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Musée d’Orsay and Victoria and Albert Museum. Appeared in “The 100 Most Creative People in Business 2010” by Fast Company magazine in America.
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