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Hacker Watch by Michael Young

Michael Young has teamed up with watch brand O.D.M. to create the Hacker timepiece.

Hacker Watch by Michael Young


15 September, 2011

UK-born, Hong Kong-based designer Michael Young has been a busy man lately.

He’s just published Works In China, a retrospective book looking at his designs from the past 5 years; a range of electronics out of corn starch, including headphones and speakers – and now a watch for Hong Kong brand O.D.M.


THe Hacker watch was inspired by precision engineering techniques developed throughout O.D.M’s history.

Building on this to respond to his own needs, Young added a raised metal disc to the centre to protect the glass from scratching.


Visual ergonomics let the dial to be easily read at a glance, with bold lines clearly marking out the time.


The Hacker watch will be available from O.D.M. in October/November this year.

Michael Young

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