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Design me a watch!

31/03/2022
Ludovic Blanquer has been present since the very beginning of Klokers. He talks about his job as a designer and the genesis of the new Klok 08 Minim.

Transitive Design

06/09/2021

On aime le passé parce que c’est le présent tel qu’il a survécu dans la mémoire humaine, oui, mais c’est quoi ?

Du latin « transire » qui signifie « passer au-delà ». Le terme « transitive design » apparaît à la fin du XIXème siècle et désigne alors des produits industriels ayant la particularité de faire le lien entre le passé et le futur. C’est la première fois qu’une notion introduit l’idée de mémoire affective dans le monde froid et sans attache de l’industrie.

 

Metabolism movement, architecture of its time

28/07/2021
For many, many years, buildings had to stand up straight, follow perfect lines of convergence and repeat each floor exactly. This was the architectural rule, and it was carved in stone. Similar rules applied in watchmaking, where time had to always go in the same direction, had to be indicated by hands and had to use a mechanical geartrain. These analogue movements were the sole and dominant system in place until the arrival of the first quartz systems in the late 1960’s in Japan.