Chanel J12 series watches have been known for 15 years in the fashion industry for their distinctive and distinctive outlines. Among them, the deep black style is the latest example of successful watch design. Although it was deep black, it was born to light. The dark black tone has been in the watchmaking industry for a long time. Now it is becoming more and more protagonist in the industry. Through the application of high-tech ceramics, the charm of dark black is once again perfectly interpreted in the J12 series watches. The shaved material has also become the signature symbol of Chanel’s elegant and sporty watches.
The case is made of high-tech ceramic with a diameter of 38 mm. The practical Arabic numerals on the dial show the hours, minutes and seconds. Although the whole body is dark, it has the same color. Just like chameleons and stealth aircraft, the J12 dark black surround watch showcases the beauty of technology and refinement.
Delugan Meissl Associates is an office founded by Delugan Meissl and Roman Delugan in Vienna in 1993. Both are talented designers and have earned an international reputation for their high architectural accomplishments and countless architectural achievements. The 1998 Belken House project in Germany, the 2003 House Ray 1 capsule house, and the 2008 Porsche New Museum project in Stuttgart are all from the hands of the two. These famous buildings reflect their outstanding design talent, unique personality and design language.
This special and even unique expression is vividly displayed in the ‘Tiroler Festspieler (Tyrol Music Festival) Erl’ Festival Concert Hall. The new black façade structure was completed in August 2012, highlighting the environmental relationship between nature and architecture, and enhancing the dual personality between the two through the contrast of geometry and color. The interior of the building is divided into spaces with obvious structural functions. The highly penetrating structure allows the orchestra to enjoy the free rhythm of light and life. Constrained by terrain conditions, the bold use of futuristic design with geometric shapes forms a dialogue with the surrounding natural environment and blends into one. From a distance, the building looks like a UFO, and its unique colors and materials naturally attract the attention of passersby.
Tiroler Festpiele Erl festival concert hall uses fiber cement to build the exterior wall, just like the Chanel J12 uses dark black ceramic dial design. Through innovative and exquisite craftsmanship, the classic design is reinterpreted as unique, creating a noble and elegant taste, allowing onlookers Fascinated deeply, this is undoubtedly the biggest common ground between the two. As the architect Alex Leuzinger pointed out, ‘Same colors, similar shapes and structures, watchmaking and architectural art share many characteristics.’