Damian Barton

Nadir STEEL Watch

$140

Nadir is the deepest point on a celestial sphere directly beneath a surface position. It indicates the profoundest depth which lies below. The Nadir STEEL Watch never strays from the symbolic “core” of time itself.

Damian Barton

Australian designer, Damian Barton was formally trained as a Furniture Maker completing a four-year apprenticeship before pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design at the College of Art, Design & Media in Perth, Australia in 2001.

In 2003, Damian Barton relocated his studio to America where he continues to create innovative objects known for inspiring interaction through the fusing of function with innovative forms. Working with an array of materials and technologies, his pieces have been featured in numerous exhibitions and publications worldwide.

Damian Barton’s work has also been exhibited by renowned curators including Ellen Lupton and the Vitra Design Museum for 2econd Skin, an exhibition of the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum featured at Entry 2006 Max Fraser for inclusion in Design UK (London), and Marva Griffin for Avverati – A Dream Come True, Torino World Design 2008.

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Nadir STEEL Watch

Designer: Damian Barton

The Nadir Steel Watch points in the right direction.

Nadir is the deepest point on a celestial sphere directly beneath a surface position. It indicates the profoundest depth which lies below. The STEEL Nadir watch never strays from the symbolic “core” of time itself. The varied thickness of arrows on the tips of hour, minute and second hands pinpoint the cycle of time on the dial centered underneath the lens. Time is the Nadir.

The STEEL Nadir Watch was initially an all black timepiece with both white numerals and white hands (arrows). Now new for 2016 is Nadir STEEL in all stainless steel with a black leather band. Telling time could not be easier. The arrow points to the time! As with a “traditional” watch, the smallest hand is the hour hand, followed by the next longer hand or the minute hand and finally the longest hand which is the second hand.

STEEL Nadir is a unisex watch measuring 40mm (1.57") in diameter and 8.8mm (0.35") high. It is made of a silver brushed stainless steel and comes with a 20mm (3/4") black leather band. Or if you wish, just order an extra silicone band at the time of purchase. Our exclusive stainless steel mesh band also fits the Nadir. All bands can be found under BANDS at the top of the page.

Also available is BLACK Nadir; a black IP stainless steel case with black leather band.

Australian designer, Damian Barton was formally trained as a Furniture Maker. His work had been exhibited by renowned curators including Ellen Lupton and the Vitra Design Museum, the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum, Marva Griffin for Avverati.

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Real-time Animation of Watch Movement

Weight: 1.0 lbs

Diameter: 40mm (1.57")

Height: 8.85mm (0.35")

Colors: Steel

Material: Brushed Stainless Steel

Movement: Japanese Quartz

Water-resistant: to 5 ATM

Band Size: 20mm

Band Color: Steel

Band Material: Leather, Silicone, Metal Mesh

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