Junghans Unveils Self-Winding Watch to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Bauhaus

March 13, 2019
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The self-winding watch being unveiled by Junghans to commemorate the 100th anniversary of
Bauhaus could hardly be more modest, despite its extreme eloquence. As a classic three-handed watch, the max bill Automatic embodies the essential aspects envisioned by product designer Max Bill – optimum readability of the time. Max Bill himself studied at the Bauhaus, which was founded exactly 100 years ago. After arriving in Dessau in 1927 and laying eyes on the Bauhaus building for the very first time, he described his first impression as “something never seen before: white walls and huge dark glass façades with the student residence at the forefront and the balcony doors accentuated in red lead.” The feeling of exhilaration experienced by Max Bill upon encountering the Bauhaus is reflected in the to 1,000 watches limited edition Junghans max bill Automatic in 2019.

This watch bears the fundamental ideas ingrained in the very fabric of the Bauhaus. The matt silver dial commemorates the white walls of the building in Dessau, and the anthracite coloured case is representative of the striking façade. Designed in the colour of the architects, the grey strap is inspired by the construction element of the Bauhaus: concrete. Guaranteeing ideal readability thanks to their clear and simplistic form, the red hands mirror the colour design of the famous red doors of the Bauhaus in Dessau. A hue which is even more prominent in the red date wheel.

The back of the watch will prove a true journey through time for enthusiasts and admirers of the Bauhaus. With its large windowed façade, the Bau-haus building is impressively represented on the glass case back– at the same time allowing a view of the mechanical movement through a window steeped in history. The red accentuated here is taken directly from the renowned red door of the Bauhaus building itself. The Junghans max bill Automatic 100 Jahre Bauhaus – Representative of 100 years of design history.

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