Radar Rado Honored 2014 Cape Town World Design Partner

As a supporter of design projects, a promoter of young talents and a winner of 30 international design awards through the ‘RADO Rado Star Creation Competition’, Rado has been relying on The field is well-known for its close ties. Today, Radar of Switzerland has announced that it has become the official ‘World Design Partner’ of the well-known ‘World Design Capital’ event, which will be held in Cape Town in 2014 and has been ‘New Year’s Eve’ Cape Town Design Campaign ‘.
Cape Town stands out from its many powerful rivals as the latest ‘Design Capital of the World’ selected by the International Association of Industrial Design Societies (ICSID). This is another city that won this honor after Helsinki, Seoul, and Turin. The ‘World Design Capital’ is selected every two years, and the project lasts a whole year.

Swiss Rado watches as 2014 ‘World Design Capital’ Cape Town ‘World Design Partners ™’ (Picture: Rado Watch Haoxing Diamond Series White High-tech Ceramic Automatic Mechanical Watch)

The World Design Capital recognizes the value of design thinking and is committed to using design as a tool for social, cultural and economic development.
Committed to design
As a ‘world design partner’, the pioneering brand RADO will participate in many projects in South Africa in 2014, including iconic special events. As part of the plan, the Swiss Rado brand image will also debut in Cape Town in 2014 and appear on promotional materials.
Speaking of partnerships, Matthias Breschan, RADO Global President, said: ‘It is well known that Swiss radars not only pay great attention to and support young talents in the design field, but our products are also known for their unique designs and many models are available Design Award. We are convinced that this new partnership with the ‘Design Capital of the World’ will help promote design as a concept that everyone can understand, and fully demonstrate the design of Swiss radars in various forms. contribution.’

Ulysse Nardin’s New Jazz Minute Repeater

Ulysse Nardin Swiss Athens watch combines the traditional top watchmaking craftsmanship and hand-carved activity figures to create a new ‘Jazz Minute Repeater’, a global limited edition of 18 platinum models Lively show the wonderful moments of jazz bands.

 Juke legend Duke Ellington once said: ‘Everything in jazz is music.’ Jazz with swing rhythms was born for more than a century, and its name has evolved over time, from Ragtime ) To Swing, Bebop to early jazz Dixiel, Blues to Ska, every step has witnessed the development of jazz. In the early 20th century, African-Americans brought jazz to the stage and harmonized European musical elements with African music. Jazz, as a lively and complex genre, has no clear beats and is not constrained by traditional frames. Its strong beat will change according to different regions and cultures, and touch the hearts of listeners with sincere emotions expressed from the heart.

 The top watchmaker exquisitely depicts the ‘musician’ puppet in 18K gold on the black onyx of the ‘Jazz Minute Repeater’. When the minute repeater function is activated, pull down the time slider. The minute repeater device can With clear and melodious audible timekeeping, timekeeping, and timekeeping, or combined timekeeping, the exquisitely made activity puppets will move synchronously with the timekeeping function, passionately playing for the audience. To this day, hand-carved event puppets have always been exquisite works of art, representing extremely rare watch-making techniques, while Athenaeum is still one of the few watchmaking watches in the world that uses event puppets to make minute repeaters. Brand.

 It is both a timer and a musical instrument. In the technical field of wristwatches, watch is one of the most difficult watchmaking skills. Athenian Watch is a top watchmaking brand dedicated to the revival of watch technology in the early days. Making a watch requires the watchmaker’s full input and superb watchmaking skills, and the biggest challenge in creating a watch is to master and analyze the best sound quality. Despite the advanced technology today, the music of the watch or the beautiful melody contained in it must be recognized by people’s ears. Therefore, each timepiece is independently adjusted by a top watchmaker and then reassembled. For watch connoisseurs, asking a watch brings dreams into reality, not only satisfying visual enjoyment, but also offering a double feast of hearing enjoyment.

 The classic and rare niche elements are perfectly blended with the iconic music form to create a watch model with great aesthetics. The latest ‘Jazz Minute Repeater’ released by Athens Watch undoubtedly symbolizes excellence and originality, interpreting perfection And harmony.

Technical Information

Limited to 18 pieces

Model 749-88

Movement UN-74

Power reserve approx. 36 hours

Manual winding mode

Functional activity puppet minute repeater

Time, time, minute

Taps two different tones

Case platinum

42 mm diameter

Water resistant to 30 meters

Surface black onyx, 18K gold active musician

Anti-glare and anti-wear sapphire crystal

Case back sapphire crystal, screwed

Water-resistant crown

Alligator leather strap with folding buckle