Watch giants Hublot and Rado, to call a couple of, have already labored with artists / designers for revolutionary timepieces. Performing on its facet, Zenith has for the primary time entered right into a collaboration with artist Felipe Pantone for a restricted version watch, which is spectacularly vibrant in itself.
Dubbed Defy 21 Felipe Pantone, it’s the first collaborative effort for Zenith and a primary watch firm for Pantone. That stated, the collaboration between the 2 isn’t new; Pantone, who began out as a graffiti artist, ultimately bought a reputation for portray buildings and directing exhibitions, was commissioned by Zenith to color the facade of their important constructing final yr.
A vivid rainbow for the wrist
Born from the thought of reworking a spectacular watch right into a wearable kinetic murals – the Zenith Defy 21 Felipe Pantone watch – presents itself as an thrilling watch in rainbow colours on counters, fingers, bridges and chronograph motion rotors.
Restricted to only 100 items, the Defy 21 Felipe Pantone contains a 44mm black ceramic case, which homes a skeleton dial with chronograph, energy reserve indicator, small seconds, hours and minutes.
Enjoying with frequencies
Restricted version timepiece outlined as ‘wearable kinetic artwork piece’ by Zenith is powered by the in-house El Primero 9004 automated motion that beats at 360,000 vibrations per hour, making the Defy 21 the best frequency chronograph by Zenith. The motion provides a 50-hour energy reserve because it goes alongside and offers the watch precision to 1 / a hundredth of a second.
Zenith Defy 21 Felipe Pantone has an open backside and is waterproof as much as 100m. The excitingly coloured show is paired with a black rubber strap with a folding clasp. The watch is anticipated to be obtainable from March 15 for CHF 18,900 (round $ 20,340).