“I thought that the more thoroughly I tried to reestablish a “real” chronograph, the more beautiful it would be. I removed unnecessary elements to isolate the pure chronograph and found that lines and numerals became more conspicuous as they are in musical scores and mathematical formulas.

“Pure lines and numerals exist beyond time, place, and gender. This is the image of the chronograph I was looking for, a chronograph of lines and numerals: “C”.

Ichiro Iwasaki

DESIGNER

Ichiro Iwasaki

Ichiro Iwasaki
Product designer

Born in Tokyo in 1965, Iwasaki began his career at the Sony Design Center, moving later to Italy where he worked at several design studios in Milan.
Returning to Japan in 1995, he opened the Iwasaki Design Studio in Tokyo. Since then, he has collaborated with manufacturers both in and outside Japan, designing a diverse array of products ranging from interior goods including tableware, lighting apparatus, and furniture to precision electronic devices such as digital cameras and mobile phones.
He has received numerous international awards, including Japan’s Good Design Award (Gold), the iF Design Award (Gold), the Red Dot Design Award (Best of the Best) and the German Design Award (Silver).
He also serves as a part-time lecturer at Tokyo University of the Arts and Tama Art University.

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MODELS

NYAD001

Case and band: Stainless steel

Weight: Approximately 134 g

NYAD002

Case and band: Stainless steel

Weight: Approximately 134 g

NYAD003

Case: Stainless steel
Band: Genuine leather

Weight: Approximately 64 g

NYAD004

Case: Stainless steel
Band: Genuine leather

Weight: Approximately 64 g

NYAD005

Case: Stainless steel
Band: Nylon

Weight: Approximately 69 g

NYAD006

Case: Stainless steel
Band: Nylon

Weight: Approximately 69 g

NYAD007

Case: Stainless steel (Hard coating)
Band: Genuine leather

Weight: Approximately 64 g

NYAD008

Case and band: Stainless steel (Hard coating)

Weight: Approximately 134 g

COMMON SPEC

Caliber: VD57
Case size: 47.0 x 42.4 mm, thickness: 12.1 mm
Functions: Indication (Hour, minute, second) + Stopwatch function (1/10-second maximum of 60 minutes)
Water resistance: 5 bar
Battery life: Approximately 2 years (SR920SW)