Watch news : Zoom into the new automatic Bauhaus Junghans Max Bill


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A new piece joins the iconic collection. Max bill from Junghans. East Automatic bauhaus It is simply excellent and worked carefully in every detail. It perfectly symbolizes the unique link between the German watchmaker and the famous movement, drawing inspiration from the unique architecture of the building that houses the Bauhaus school.

La Bauhaus, a great name in the field of architecture and design. Both an art school and a movement launched in 1919, is characterized by a decidedly minimalist style and has the motto ” the form follows the function “The Bauhaus goes straight to the point without being packed with unnecessary details, promotes straight lines and geometric shapes, combines art and technology. This current still inspires artists and brands from around the world today.

The watchmaking house Junghans It is closely related to this school of thought, in particular through its long collaboration with the Berlin architect and artist Max bill, which has been designing watches for the brand since 1961. Many of them have been very successful and are still considered real design references.

Today the collection Max bill It is growing and welcoming a new creation. The Bauhaus automatic Max Bill Stresses beautifully Junghans connection with the Bauhaus and is based on the original drawings of the artist whose name it bears.

From the first glance, we recognize the silhouette, clear at will, clear, elegant. A minimalist aspect that evokes the architecture of the Bauhaus. In the matt white dial, fine lines for the indexes, discrete circles every hour, with ecological Superluminova luminescent coating. This sober set has been improved, even awakened, with a good note of vermilion red added in the hour / minute hands and on the date at 3 o’clock. This shadow refers to the famous front door of the building. The impeccable dial combined with the black cowhide leather strap recalls the contrast between the light walls and the dark glass facade.
The set is housed in a 38 mm matte steel case and protected by a domed sapphire crystal and an anti-reflective treatment on both sides.

Excellent face, the Bauhaus automatic Max Bill Also on the other hand with a pleasant surprise, barely hidden. In fact, the back of the watch has a very special motive, namely that of the design school with the famous Bauhaus logo, the red front door and the imposing curtain front. The latter allows you to glimpse the automatic caliber J800.1 of the watch through a semi-openwork pattern. A precise and efficient movement that offers a power reserve of 42 hours.

Price: € 1,175

Adeline Dol

Adeline, a fairly versatile independent journalist, is passionate about watches, a curious woman who is always looking for new watchmaking.