swiss watchmakers movado collaborates with yves béhar for edge collection (UPDATE)
 
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oct 06, 2015

swiss watchmakers movado collaborates with yves béhar for edge collection (UPDATE)

 
swiss watchmakers movado collaborates with yves béhar for edge collection 
movado’s updated collection announced at baselworld 2016
image courtesy of movado

 

 

 

UPDATE: march 21, 2016

 

at baselworld 2016, movado announced new editions of yvés behar’s ‘edge’ timepiece. the collaboration continues the exploration, playing with materials, bands and bezels. copper faces create a color contrast, mixing cold and warm tones. the women’s bands include a bracelet bangle to complement the slim bezel and added a nickeled patterning around the edges.

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the updated ‘edge’ with copper finishing

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the women’s bracelet bangle

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the updated collection adds a slim bezel and nickeled patterning

 

 

 

designed in collaboration with yves béhar, the ‘edge’ collection is the latest by luxury watchmakers movado. the series reimagines the ‘museum dial’ conceived in 1947 by artist nathan george horwitt. the combined effort of modern design and sculpture is revealed in these contemporary timepieces which bring a fresh dimension to the original dial while celebrating its influences rooted in the bauhaus movement.

 

video courtesy of movado

 

 

 

with a direct aesthetic, the movado ‘edge’ for men is crafted in solid polished stainless steel or black PVD-finished steel with a round 40 mm case. the transformed concave dials are available in sandblasted black, gray, metallic silver or midnight blue. defined by a signature ray-textured edge, each dial is detailed by a raised polished matching tonal dot at twelve o’clock, a matte hour hand, and glossy minute hand.

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the 42 mm case is polished stainless steel or black PVD-finished steel with distinctively styled chronograph pushers. indexed by an arabic minute ring printed in white, the chronograph dial in black or midnight blue aluminum is finished with three tonal sub dials in white printing.

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the 40 mm, 42 mm and 34 mm series of cases 
image courtesy of movado

 

 

 

the 34 mm polished case for women is in stainless steel or steel with a polished yellow gold or rose gold PVD finish, and is contrasted in texture by a sandblasted concave dial. the series of ‘edge’ timepieces is a reflection of a 21st-century collaboration of fine swiss watchmaking from movado and designed-focused imagination ushered in by yves béhar.

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influenced by original designed by artist nathan george horwitt 
image courtesy of movado

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each case is sandblasted in detail for a lasting effect 
image courtesy of movado

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concept drawings by yves béhar 
image courtesy of fuseproject

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material choices with prototype cases 
image courtesy of fuseproject

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detailed look at the 42 mm chronograph 
image courtesy of fuseproject

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complete collection of movado ‘edge’ watches 
image courtesy of fuseproject

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