Author Omega, Foreword by Shigeru Ban, Photographs by Philippe Lacombe
A celebration of the Omega Seamaster watch’s seventieth anniversary with exclusive photographs that truly bring the legendary timepiece to life.
When the Swiss watchmaker Omega debuted its Seamaster diving watch in 1948, the house proved that functionality and style could coexist. This luxurious volume marks seventy years of Seamaster, exploring the model’s excellent craftsmanship, evolving design, and enduring charm. Inspired by the waterproof wristwatches of World War II, the Seamaster appealed to active individuals desiring a watch for “town, sea, and country”—a heritage that shines through today.
A precious collectible object, this tome features never-before-seen photographs of vintage and contemporary Seamasters, as well as different shades of paper. For those who appreciate fine timepieces and extraordinary pieces of bookmaking, this new edition is bound to delight.
About The Author
Omega is a Swiss watchmaker founded in 1848. The American Army, NASA, and the Olympic committee have notably chosen its watches as official timekeepers.
Shigeru Ban is a Pritzker Prize–winning Japanese architect known for his innovative work with paper.
Philippe Lacombe is a French still-life photographer.