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Watch This Space

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Deirdre van Dyk

Luxury watches are ordinarily inspired by such things as scuba diving or jet planes, not astrophysics. But industrial designer Marc Newson is anything but ordinary. His new Horizon watch is the result of his long fascination with black holes. Newson, who’s designed everything from cars to door handles, named the Horizon for the edge of black holes, where gravity’s pull becomes so intense that time disappears. The biomorphic design, with receding perforations that give the illusion of moving through space, heralds the relaunch of the Ikepod watch brand, which also includes redesigns of the Hemipode and Megapode watches. Launching at Miami Art Basel, these sleek timepieces will definitely survive the test of time.

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