Obaku Denmark Sten
The Sten Steel is a classic design in simple but elegant colors. It features a white dial with Arabic figures along with a steel case and a light weight stainless steel mesh bracelet. The movement has a date function that makes the timepiece perfect for the modern man who enjoys a timeless design combined with functionality. The watch is engraved in the case back with the name of the Danish designer, who created it – Christian Mikkelsen.
3 Hands and Date Movment. Size: Ø40mm
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Since the Viking age, Danish design has evolved from a basic mindset of creating a simple, durable and strong design, into helping elevate the fundamental standards of living through simplicity and functionality mixed with key elements such as: functionality, edgy/clean lines and a minimalist look. Danish design had its international breakthrough in the 1950s and early 1960s. The post-war period experienced a lack of materials, and therefore durability and high quality was in demand. Design in this period was thus characterized by simple design, functionality and minimalism. A political and social shift in Denmark, saw Danish designers use the new industrial technologies, combined with ideas of simplicity and functionalism to design buildings, furniture and household objects, many of which have become iconic and are still in use to this day. Designs such as Arne Jacobsens ‘Egg chair’ and Jørn Utzons Sydney Opera House will live forever. Danish Design is made to last. Today Danish design is known around the world for its emphasis on function, the use of simple lines, the focus on good choice of materials and quality production – with the idea of ‘less is more’ as the main focus point. If you take a stroll through the ...