Tagged Issey Miyake

Issey Miyake’s New Watch

Every year for the past decade, Issey Miyake has released a single wristwatch designed by a prominent designer. This year, the eleventh new series is called simply, the ‘W’ and it has been created in collaboration with Japanese car designer Satoshi Wada. Satoshi’s design milestones include designing the A5 for Audi and a long history with Nissan. The watch is intended to be a minimal no-nonsense design and it features a quartz chronograph movement but has a second hand that moves instantly like that on an automatic watch with the same button click feel of an automatic movement. Those who’ve…

Tokujin Yoshioka for Issey Miyake

This year’s two new additions to the Issey Miyake wath range are by two famous japanese designers. Tokujin Yoshioka and Naoto Fukasawa. Since there are no press images available, I’m only able to post Tokujin’s watch that builds on his current transparent style that dominates his work. The Water Bar The Swarovski store by Tokujin The Invisible (chair) related links Issey Miyake Watches

Reveal watches

Apology for the poor image but i liked Elle’s version of the reveal disc concept. This has been done before but last year’s Vue by Yves Behar has set off a trend with Elle and Axcent bringing out their own version. related links Elle Time WF: Yves Behar and the Disappearing Hour Axcent

Yves Behar and the Disappearing Hour

The Vue by Yves Behar for Issey Miyake Yves at the booth The Vue Booth This is already all over the blogs, but I got to be the one who actually saw the unveiling before the show and then bumped into Yves Behar, the designer as he spent an entire day at the booth pitching the wristwatch to potential distributors. The Vue, if you aren’t familiar with Issey Miyake, is the latest in a line of watches that are released annually by the brand. Each watch is done by a prolific designer and usually features a design or stylistic feature…