O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

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O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

Dezeen Watch Store: O, a watch by Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka for fashion band Issey Miyake, is now available at Dezeen Watch Store and at our Dezeen Space pop-up from tomorrow. 

O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

O consists of a mirrored watch face embedded in a transparent grey plastic bangle.

O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

Yoshioka designed the watch to appear as though sculpted from water.

O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

The clear plastic bracelet reveals the wearer’s wrist as well as reflecting their surroundings, like the play of light on liquid.

O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

The name of the watch comes from the French word ‘eau,’ meaning ‘water’ and pronounced “O”.

O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

Other Issey Miyake watches on Dezeen Watch Store include VUE by Yves Behar, Trapezoid AL by Naoto Fukasawa and Hu by Ross Lovegrove.

O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

Dezeen Watch Store is a carefully curated online store specialising in watches by named designers and boutique brands.

O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

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Here are some more details from manufacturers Seiko Instruments:


O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

"O", produced by ISSEY MIYAKE and developed by Seiko Instruments Inc., was launched at the Basel World in Switzerland in March of 2011 in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the ISSEY MIYAKE watch project.

O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

"O" is designed, aiming to go back to the origin of the watch.

O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

It is as if sculpted from water, and creates the scenery which only the time itself embraces the wrist of the wearer.

O by Tokujin Yoshioka at Dezeen Watch Store

The smooth curvature of the transparent bangle leads our eyes to the mirror finish body, which reflects the scenes of the surroundings, and gradually blends into the environment as if disappearing the form of itself.

Using the transparent special plastic material, "O" opens up a new direction in watch design with non-definitive form like water, which is as if freed from the concept of the materialism.

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  • alexandrufleseriu

    you'd have to be extracareful not to get finger prints on it all the time