Playful, classic and cool are the words that come to mind with the Minimatik ref. 1203 on my wrist. The 35.5mm case is bright silver/white with a punch of color in the finer details. The red hour, minute and second hands are attention grabbing, translating to clear readability of the dial. The color palette really takes you back to the basics as far as using only red, cyan blue and the warm, silvery hour markers.
In ‘weltweit’ we try to keep track of NOMOS articles posted around the web.
In ‘Confessions of a Watch Geek’, Gary Shteyngart paints a vivid picture on how he became a Watch Geek, with NOMOS playing a pivotal role.
I threw my Nomos on a long covered table and an exuberantly bearded dude pawed at it while I got my hands on a cheap but sturdy Seiko diver and an “honest” Omega Speedmaster.
Featured illustration by Nishant Choksi / The New York.
Now Minimatik too: This time the German Design Council’s very prestigious award has gone to the latest model from the successful watchmaking company
With the “Red Dot: Best of the Best” Award for Product Design, the NOMOS Minimatik model has received the top accolade; it is the fourth significant prize for this automatic watch