Issey Miyake W Chronograph - Steel Strap
Designer - Satoshi Wada
The Chronograph created through the unique Japanese originality
The eleventh new series launched by the ISSEY MIYAKE Watch Project is "W", a Japanese chronograph watch created through a collaboration with the renowned car designer, Satoshi Wada, who worked for Audi in Germany and made remarkable achievements in designing many series. The powerful and dynamic case is inspired by an aluminum wheel of a car and the long hands indicate the time on its precise gauge-like dial. The concept is explained by the designer - "I designed this watch to reflect the minimal mind based on the traditional aesthetic sense of Japan."
The features of this quartz watch, the 'sweeping' seconds hand moves like an automatic mechanical watch.
Highly-legible wide dials
In the aim of achieving high legibility and accuracy, the dial is made wide and hands are designed fine and long.
This quartz chrono with mechanical-like action realized the instant zero reset, which makes the chrono hand returning to zero instantly.
The hand movement of the chrono measurement and button pressure will make you feel like you are wearing an automatic watch.
steel version shown for reference
Simple yet powerful case form
The bold profile, as if it was carved from a chunk of metal.
Functions: Indication of hour, minute and second. Chronograph
Band: Black IP Stainless Steel
Water resistance: 5 bar
Case: Stainless steel
Size: Diameter 43mm / Thickness 12.8mm
Weight: Approx 155g