(February 2018, Glashütte / Berlin) NOMOS won another award: As a well-known German watch brand, NOMOS won the iF Design Award for the seventh time in a row by Metronematik39silvercut watches. This award-winning watch, equipped with NOMOS ‘own DUW3001 automatic movement, stands out from more than 6,400 products from 54 countries and regions and has won the favor of expert judges.
Born in Berlin, the Metro watch is equipped with a precision movement from the German watchmaking town Glashütte and designed by the designer MarkBraun: ‘The needle point of the pointer is exactly like the Empire State Building in New York, and the dot relief on the crown is Inspired by watchmaking tools from Glashütte, ‘said the renowned designer. The Metroneomatik39silvercut watch is equipped with a curved sapphire crystal, and the finely detailed dial is polished with a special silver-gray finish. The watch has a built-in brand-made automatic movement DUW3001, which has distinctive NOMOS watch characteristics: ultra-thin appearance and high accuracy. Judith Borowski, creative director of NOMOS, said: ‘We are proud of the expert jury’s favor for Metro watches.’
For more than 60 years, the iF Design Award has always been dedicated to recognizing works with outstanding performance in design. It is one of the oldest and most respected awards in the industry. The award-winning work has always been regarded as a ‘modern symbol’. The award list includes several NOMOS watches: Tangenteneomatik Midnight Blue watch won this prestigious award last year, Minimatik watch in 2016 Won the grand prize. Previously, NOMOS’s Metro (2015), Ahoi (2014), TangomatGMTPlus (2013) and Zürich (2012) have also won this award. NOMOS is famous for its stylish and elegant product design, which continues the tradition of German manufacturing alliance and Bauhaus aesthetics. To date, the brand has earned nearly 140 awards for its outstanding design and extraordinary quality.
Case: stainless steel, two-piece structure; curved sapphire crystal; sapphire crystal transparent case back; diameter 38.5 mm, thickness 8.35 mm
Dial: Gold-plated and rhodium-plated; matte finish; black minute hand hour markers; red hour markers at three, nine and twelve o’clock
Hands: rhodium-plated hour and minute hands; light red seconds hand
Water resistance: 5 atmospheres (50 meters)
Strap: Black Holvin premium Cordova horse leather, hand-stitched and bezel, 19 mm wide lugs; double-sided buckle
Model number: 1114
DUW3001: NOMOS original self-winding movement; NOMOS self-made escapement, with tempered blue steel hairspring. (DUW representative: German precision clock NOMOSGlashütte)
Diameter: 12¾ legal minutes (28.8 mm)
Movement thickness: 3.2 mm
Power reserve: about 43 hours
Features: small seconds, stop-seconds device, Glashütte three-quarter splint, NOMOS horizontal bridge, 27 ruby bearings, two-way winding automatic rotor, Incabloc suspension system, DUW speed adjustment system, six-way adjustment School, tempered blue steel screws, rhodium-plated movement with Glashütte stripes and NOMOS fish scales