I tried to design a watch which is as simple and as strong as possible.
I wanted to eliminate all markings, even numbers, from the face.
This inspired me to give the crystal itself twelve sides.
With the twelve angles of the case serving as the hour markers,
I only had to add the hour and minute hands, both having the same width equal to the diameter of the central post.
The result is a sharp face distinguished by the unique angular shape and wide hands.
I feel that this strong, clear, and simple design is suitable for the brand of ISSEY MIYAKE.

Naoto Fukasawa

DESIGNER

Naoto Fukasawa

Naoto Fukasawa
Product designer

Born in 1956, Fukasawa coonsults on designs for major companies and leading brands in Europe, Asia and Japan. Based on his ideas described in “Without Thought,” he regularly stages workshops to inspire designs arising from humanity’s unconscious memories and acts.
In 2006, he established “Super Normal” with Jasper Morrison. In 2007, he was bestowed the distinction “Royal Designer for Industry” by the British Royal Society of Arts. Fukasawa staged the exhibition “The Outline: Unseen Outline of Things” (2009) with photographer Tamotsu Fujii at 21_21 Design Sight.
Included among his major books are “The Outline: Unseen Outline of Things” (Hachette Fujingaho), “Outline of Design” (TOTO), “NAOTO FUKASAWA” (Phaidon), a collection of his works, and “Super Normal” (Lars Müller Publishers) jointly authored with Jasper Morrison.

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MODELS

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NY0P051

Case: Stainless steel

Band: Leather

Glass: Mineral glass

Available wrist size: min 134mm〜max 203mm

SILAP007

Case: Stainless steel

Band: Leather

Glass: Mineral glass

Available wrist size: min 150mm〜max 205mm

SILAP008

Case: Stainless steel (Hard Coating)

Band: Leather

Glass: Mineral glass

Available wrist size: min 150mm〜max 205mm

SILAP009Discontinued

SILAP010Discontinued

SILAP014Discontinued

SILAP017Discontinued

SILAP020Discontinued

COMMON SPEC

Cal. : VD76
Size: Diameter: 38.0mm / Thickness: 10.3mm
Weight: approx. 52g
Functions: Indication (Hour/Minutes/Second) + Calender (Date/Day of the week)
Accuracy: ±20sec /month
Battery life: approx. 3 years (SR626SW)
Water resistance: 3 bar