Obaku Denmark Elm
Our Elm Clay timepiece is a classic, discreet and timeless dual time watch that will be a graceful detail to any outfit. The long slim hands elegantly point out the time and the sub dial discreetly lets you know what time it is somewhere else in the world. The timepiece features a white dial with black hands that are complemented by the steel case surrounding it, along with a dark brown calf leather strap – emphasizing the luxuriousness in the materials and design, created by the Danish designer Lau Liengård Ruge.
Dual Time Movment. Size: Ø42mm
|Sub Type||Men's Watches|
|Collection||Lau Liengard Ruge|
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 ...