Featuring a matte black stainless steel case with red, yellow, and blue accents, the Braun GMT Analog Watch shows its 1980s influence. There’s even a wink to Memphis style in its chunky (40mm) proportions and primary colors. The quartz movement, four-hand design shows 24-hour time for easy conversion to global time zones, while the face incorporates Braun’s signature date window with red chevron. Whether you’re in Boston or Barcelona, the Braun GMT Analog Watch is a versatile timepiece with subtle retro flair.
Steel, Glass, and Leather
Year of Design
Hong Kong, SAR China
For more than fifty years Braun—a manufacturer with work in MoMA's collection—has been associated with well-designed and highly functional products, from kitchen appliances to speaker and clocks. The company was founded in 1921 as a small engineering shop, producing radio accessories in Frankfurt am Main. Design director Dieter Rams, who joined the company in 1955 and remained for almost thirty years, secured Braun’s success in the postwar consumer electronics market. The company’s radios, scales, fans, mixers, slide projectors, calculators, hair dryers, toasters, and juicers all embodied Rams’s mission to "omit the unimportant.