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Compass Watch

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PRODUCT: Compass Watch
SIZE: 1.46" diameter face
MATERIALS: Black IP stainless steel, Japanese Quartz movement, leather and silicone band.
DESIGNER: Joel Escalona
With the Compass watch, designer Joel Escalona asks the question “What's the purpose of checking the time?” Time gives us notion and orientation, much like a compass. Both minimalist and powerful, the black dial, with a single blue hand, plays with the core metaphor of this watch, answering his question with another question—where do we want to go and what are we prioritizing in our life?

About Joel Escolona
Pragmatic, humorous and poetic are all words often used to describe designer Joel Escolona’s work. His work—centered around the belief that ideas should engage meaningfully while pushing limits of contemporary design—has been featured in some of the most prestigious publications and major design events around the world, including Maison & Objet Paris, Salone Internazionale del Mobile Di Milano, Design Miami/Basel, Z?ONAMACO. Additionally, Escolona also works as the creative director for two internationally-known contemporary furniture companies—nono and BREUER—and is a founding member of Cooperative Panorámica—a collective of Mexican designers.
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