Vault Watch

$145.00

Time is precious, yet its so easily wasted, lost and even stolen! As Vault Watch’s combination lock revolves, they remind you that every second is priceless.

Design: Daniel Will-Harris

Time is precious, yet its so easily wasted, lost and even stolen! As Vault Watch’s combination lock revolves, they remind you that every second is priceless.

Vault is an authentically analog machine for your wrist. Vault reminds us that time is all around us–but the lines inscribed on the crystal clearly delineate the current time–the present time, every changing. Locks represent our attempt to keep things “safe.” But the only way to play it safe with time is to constantly remember it exists.

Vault is unusual in that it tells the time in the 3 o’clock position–further punctuated by the setting crown. Because of this unique arrangement, we’re asked to consider the seconds first, then the minutes, then the hour–helping to further put time in perspective.

Vault features a lugless case which continues to the round theme of the lock…

The Vault Time Machine Watch is available with a brushed stainless steel case. It measures 40mm (1.57″) in diameter and has a 20mm wide black leather band. It is constructed with three discs that turn clockwise, not unlike the mechanism of a vault and markings on the underside of the glass lens that “mark time”. The watch measures 9 1/2″ from end to end with 7″ to the closest hole and 9 1/2″ inches from the farthest hole. The brushed stainless steel case is complemented with a brushed stainless steel buckle.

MoMa has called Designer Daniel Will-Harris “a computer graphics pioneer,” and his work “truly unique.”

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Weight
.5 lbs
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Gray, Steel

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Water-resistant
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Daniel Will-Harris

MoMA called Will-Harris “a computer graphics pioneer,” and his work “truly unique.”

Daniel Will-Harris is a computer graphics pioneer who literally wrote the book on computer typography, design and publishing in print and on the web.

He invented the EsperFonto system which created a new paradigm in typeface selection. He has designed award-winning books and book covers for major publishers, visual systems for the entertainment industry and identities for restaurants listed among the top 50 in the country.

He has written and edited seven best-selling books, as well as international design publications. He is currently at work writing and designing his second book of short stories, creating a cutting-edge clothing line called “Under Cover” and a series of of “souvenirs of imaginary places,” and acting in independent films.



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