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Fashion Watches

The following projects are a series of Mens Watch Collections designed for fashion brands Michael Kors and Hugo Boss. Each label has its own unique design sensibilities which are expressed through their form language, use of materials and textures.

Michael Kors

Michael Kors

This mens watch collection was envisioned with aeronautical themes to reflect a special vintage style. Product line targets the active lifestyle consumer looking for affordable luxury timepieces with authentic character.

Case Design

Case Design

Hangar - Inspired by simplicity of classic pilot watches, the case presents a slim body with flowing lugs complimented by a conical crown and offset pushers for the chronograph. 

Bracelet Design

Bracelet Design

In keeping with the case design, the bracelet is a clean three-link with polished beveled edge.  

Dial

Dial

Single sub-eye chronograph with bold hands that reference the analog gauges of vintage aircraft.

Colorways and Materials

Colorways and Materials

Design theme study looking at a range of material combinations, finishes and dial graphics. Intent was to show versatility of the design from active sports to luxury wear.

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Production Design

Production Design

Hangar - Shown in matte black plated stainless steel, textured dial with amber crystal and black leather strap.

Case Design

Case Design

Grandstand - Chronograph designed with a military aviator theme. Square angular case with exposed screw hardware and bold dial graphics inspired by vintage airplane cockpit instrumentation.

Engineering Spec

Engineering Spec

After preparing technical drawings and coordinating prototype development with production factory, a final engineering spec is generated outlining the construction detail and dimensions.

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Production Design

Production Design

Grandstand - Final product shown in matte black finish stainless steel, black textured dial with white accents, radial brushed sub eyes and black rubber strap.

Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss

Designed for their Black Label, this collection of mens watches carries a distinct style of elegant minimalism. Special attention was given to the precision of fine detailing, quality of construction, use of materials and finishes.

HB-136

HB-136

This chronograph is designed with the sailing sportsman in mind. The dial is defined by bold hands and beveled indexes with a knurled dial texture and brushed sub-eyes.

Case Design

Case Design

Case features a large dial opening to emphasize the chronograph complications. Bracelet is a low profile directional link design

Production Design

Production Design

HB-136 Stainless steel case and bracelet with combination brushed and polished finishes complimented by a black top rotating bezel and 3-eye chronograph movement.

HB-107

HB-107

Inspired by automotive instrument panel gauges, this dial presents dual time and date complications in a horizontal layout.

Production Design

Production Design

HB-107 Production design stayed true to the original concept art with subtle use of brushed finishes and a tone-on-tone black dial with bright red accents for the main second hand and date marker.