This is a Digital Watch

This is a Digital Watch

>> After my journey of rediscovering the work of Antoni & Alison, I swiftly returned to their Ye Olde Worlde Super Modern tea room in their Clerkenwell store to have a chat, copious amounts of tea and another Super Modern biccie with Antoni Burakowski (Alison Roberts couldn't make it).  This time round, we were discussing their new collaboration with Casio G-Shock watches which has resulted in two limited edition scrawled and felt-tipped laden mens G-Shock and womens Baby-G.  They went through dozens of felt tip pen scribbles before settling on one that says "Hello" with a flower (that's Alison's influence) and another that is emboldened with stripes, in their signature "super modern" style.  These bold scribbles are naive to the point of ridiculous but Antoni & Alison certainly don't care.  They sit in context with their work, which has always pointed out the obvious for a laugh.  My Baby-G wearing days are over (still have a deeply horrible allergic reaction to most watch backs and no, taping over it doesn't work) but they'll be available in a run of 100 in the Casio store in Covent Garden and in Selfridges as of today.  

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  1. bestdressedpoland.blogspot.com

    2013-02-14 at 1:07 PM

    Great “discovery”.
    Greetings from
    bestdressedpoland

  2. WeroNika

    2013-02-14 at 1:41 PM

    WOW nice

  3. Maya Topadze Griggs

    2013-02-14 at 3:12 PM

    looks like this is perfectly DIY-able with a little help from black sharpie marker.
    Maya
    http://byebyesoccermom.blogspot.com/

  4. Iwona

    2013-02-14 at 5:36 PM

    Very interesting blog:) I greet:)

  5. exploringtheglobeonhighheels

    2013-02-14 at 5:51 PM

    Supercool!!!I want it!
    http://www.exploringtheglobeonhighheels.blogspot.it
    xoxo
    Paola

  6. Brittany

    2013-02-14 at 5:52 PM

    That Sharpie shit is pure magic. Reminds me of scribbling all over my shoes and pants while sitting in class.
    xoxo
    http://www.PardonMyFashion.com

  7. exploringtheglobeonhighheels

    2013-02-14 at 5:52 PM

    Love it!!!I want it!!!Thank you for showing us this beauty…

  8. November Blue

    2013-02-14 at 8:11 PM

    Swatch is probably more in my type, but this is cool as well.

  9. hurtownia bhp

    2013-02-14 at 8:36 PM

    beautiful watch! 🙂

  10. Anna Seal

    2013-02-16 at 1:16 PM

    Awsome. Impressed with the presentation as well. Great work.

  11. Emma lee

    2014-08-28 at 1:26 PM

    That Sharpie shit is pure magic. Reminds me of scribbling all over my shoes and pants while sitting in class.
    xoxo
    http://elegant-hairstyles.com/

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