Schramberg, home to the famed German clock and watch manufacturer - Although the requirements of watches have changed over the course of time – the philosophy of Junghans has always remained the same in making quality timepieces.
The founding of Junghans in Schramberg soon advanced to become one of the most fascinating success stories of the German clock and watchmaking industry for 161 years, combining watchmaking expertise, tradition and culture.
Beginning in 1961, Max Bill designs the purist wristwatches and Junghans ensures that the design classics are also in keeping with the latest technical state of the art. “Functional design considers the visual aspect, that is, the beauty, of an object as a component of its function, but not one that overwhelms its other primary functions.” design philosophy by Max Bill.
The iconic Max Bill wristwatch still continues to be proven timeless in design after six decades. Instantly recognizable with its original minimalist design and Bauhaus layout, the Max Bill wristwatch remains unchanged and now available with either classic models or latest interpretation models based on the original design.
In 1961, Max Bill was a renowned product designer when he designed the wristwatch for Junghans. He exemplifies his aspiration for minimalism and modernity into the wristwatch, and created timeless designs which marked as the groundbreaking year for the wristwatch design milestone.
“Functional design considers the visual aspect, that is, the beauty, of an object as a component of its function, but not one that overwhelms its other primary functions.”