The dial is made of enamel and has a simple yet modern design reflecting the philosophy of Riki Watanabe, a pioneer of modern Japanese design.
The highest level of Japanese aesthetic and craftsmanship is reflected in the movement, materials and design, and with it, a brand new form of Japanese artistry is born in Presage.
© Koji Murakoshi
1911 ～ 2013
As a pioneer of modern Japanese design, Riki Watanabe made great contributions to design recognition in both social and educational fields throughout Japan, such as the establishment of the Japan Industrial Designers’ Association. He received many awards including the Milan Triennale Exhibition Gold Award, the Mainichi Design Award, and the Japanese Medal of Honor with purple ribbon awarded by the Government of Japan.
The works extend to various locations throughout Japan and overseas.
The dial is made of enamel and has a simple yet modern design reflecting the philosophy of Riki Watanabe.
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Spring Drive is a unique watch technology. It generates energy like every other luxury mechanical watch but combines this with an electronic regulator to deliver a level of precision that no mechanical watch can match.
Spring Drive calibers have the signature glide motion seconds hand, reflecting the natural and continuous flow of time. It moves smoothly, silently, and precisely.
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The dials are made by master craftsman Mitsuru Yokosawa and his colleagues to ensure that each dial is just the right shape and form for the watch dial. The dials have a unique sheen and warm, deep and organic beauty.
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The Presage team worked closely with Riki Watanabe’s erstwhile colleague to create a dial that brought the design of Watanabe’s to life. It is free from excess decoration on both dial and case and allows for a light, modern style that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. The Didoni font, the dual-curved sapphire case with super-clear coating and the vivid contrast of color between the dial and the hands and numerals all enhance the watches’ legibility while capturing a perfect balance between beauty and clarity.