Who needs numbers when you can use colour?
This colourful watch uses three rotating discs to show you the hour, minute and seconds.
The discreet white line on each disc, tells you where each hand is pointing and so reveals the time.
Cyan: hour hand
Magenta: minute hand
Yellow: seconds hand
Where the discs overlap, new colours are formed, creating a constantly shifting palette of colour.
The Colour Venn watch has an automatic mechanical movement - this means it doesn’t have a battery. Instead, the motion of wearing your watch provides the power to wind it up and keep it running.
This is an updated version of the original Colour Venn watch, this model is in a larger 40mm case to showcase the unique design!
Available in either silver of black case, please note the black case comes only with a display case back, so it's not possible to engrave on this variant.
Colour Venn was designed with Mark Champkins. With Colour Venn Mark wanted to explore the subtractive colour model which is the basis of printed colour:
"Cyan, Magenta and Yellow are the keys to recreating ANY colour on the printed page. Every shade and hue of colour in newspapers, magazines and printed material will be only ever be made up of a combination of CMYK - cyan, magenta, yellow and “key” (which is black) ink.
This is known as the 'Subtractive Colour Model' as the four colours of ink 'subtract' from the brightness of the white surface beneath.
Colour Venn uses Venn diagram style circles of colour cyan, magenta and yellow films with different diameters corresponding to the second, minute and hours. As each moves around, a continuously intersecting pattern of colour emerges, unique at every moment of the day".
Waterproof: Yes! 5ATM (leather will wear fast when exposed to water)
Guarantee: 12 months (any problems after, we’ll be happy to help!)
Strap: 18mm black leather with black stitching (alternative straps available here)
Smallest strap diameter: 150mm
Largest strap diameter: 205mm
Case: 316L silver stainless steel
Dial: Light matte silver
Width (3 o'clock to 9 o'clock): 40mm
Height (from lug to lug): 50mm
Please allow a little extra time to receive your order through January. We aim to have all orders dispatched within 1-2 working days, however we are experiencing some delays due to local lockdown restrictions.
- FREE Fedex shipping, 1-2 working days
Please note: watches with engravings may take up to 10 working days.
Wall clocks, bands, bags (unless purchased with a watch):
- FREE Royal Mail, 5-10 working days
We aim to dispatch all orders placed before 12 pm (GMT), on the same day working day. Where this isn't possible, we will try to inform you via email as soon as possible.
All shipping options for watches are trackable and fully insured.
When your order is dispatched you will be emailed the tracking details.
Please note, during busy sale periods dispatch may take a little longer (this is quite rare). These delivery times are a guide based on the Fedex and Royal Mail terms of service, products may, in some unusual cases take longer to arrive. If this happens, please get in touch.