13 Enero 2019

CLASSIC FUSION TOURBILLON ORLINSKI

Dial detail on the Classic Fusion Tourbillon Orlinski Sapphire
Dial detail on the Classic Fusion Tourbillon Orlinski Sapphire
Watchmaking art and sculpture: a fusional duo

Produced with the visual artist Richard Orlinski, the new Classic Fusion Tourbillon carves out a creation that is as sculptural as it is free, with a wide bevelled case that unveils structured mechanics. In sapphire, King Gold or ceramic, this three-dimensional watch displays modernity in all of its facets.

 

Hublot’s creative partner since 2017, the contemporary sculptor Richard Orlinski blends his graphic universe and faceted style with the House’s watchmaking and technological expertise. Both Hublot and Orlinski share the same inventiveness, fascination with colours and matters, and interplay of transparency and light, which they bring to life in astonishing technical and aesthetic challenges. Several watches of remarkable design have already been created by this technical-artistic fusion. Through the alchemy of facets, edges and disruptive materials, evolves a work of art that is ready to wear. The new Classic Fusion Tourbillon 5-Day Power Reserve Orlinski, produced in three series limited to 30 pieces each, assumes a sculptural dimension, with the famous Hublot tourbillon movement entirely redesigned and its bevelled lines. A work of art for the wrist, inspired by the French artist’s bestiary in faceted resin or hollowed-out metal.

Classic Fusion Tourbillon Orlinski King Gold on Orlinski art pieces
Classic Fusion Orlinski Tourbillon King Gold on a Kong
Classic Fusion Tourbillon Orlinski King Gold
Classic Fusion Orlinski Tourbillon King Gold on polygons

This renewed collaboration is a fusion of two arts—watchmaking and sculpture—via two techniques held dear by Orlinski: his animal icons, which are faceted (T-Rex, Wild Kong, or Panther) or open-work (Kong, tiger or “lace” bear), from the Born Wild© concept. Through his art, the violence of nature is transformed into a positive expression of hypnotic beauty. The 45-mm diameter case of the new Classic Fusion Tourbillon 5-Day Power Reserve Orlinski presents facets cut out of sapphire, King Gold or black ceramic and unveils ultra-modern open-work architecture. With its wide mechanism apertures highlighting its gears and tourbillon cage, sleek matte bars with inward-pointing angles, and a power reserve displayed on a ring over which a hand hovers, this skeleton calibre breaks with tradition. In addition to its stylised skeletonising, the manufacture manual-winding movement is distinguishable thanks to its long five-day power reserve, indicated on the dial side, and its sculptural tourbillon making one revolution per minute. On a transparent or black rubber strap, fitted with a deployant buckle clasp matching the case, this trio creates a composition of contemporary art.

características técnicas

caja

referencia

505.CI.1170.RX.ORL19

diámetro

45 mm

caja

Cerámica negra pulida con chorro de arena con diseño facetado de Richard Orlinski

luneta

Cerámica negra pulida con chorro de arena 6 tornillos de titanio forma de H Diseño facetado de Richard Orlinski

hermeticidad

30 m o 3 ATM

cristal

Zafiro con tratamiento antirreflejos

esfera

Esqueleto negra mate Diseño facetado de Richard Orlinski

movimiento

movimiento

HUB6021 Cuerda manual Manufactura Reserva de marcha Movimiento esqueleto tourbillon

reserva de marcha

115 horas

correa y cierre

correa

Correas de caucho negro liso

cierre

Cierre de hebilla desplegable de cerámica negra y acero inoxidable con plaqué negro