Six designers take on the Rado True ...
The Rado True Face, co-created with innovative Polish architect Oskar Zieta, is a limited edition timepiece that combines Zieta’s signature reflective surfaces with the classic design and high-tech construction of the Rado True family.
Rado True Face designed by Oskar Zieta
The Rado True Face is housed in matt grey high-tech ceramic, lending the timepiece versatile beauty and impressive scratch resistance in a lightweight package. The satin-finish neutral tone of the case and bracelet form a harmonious contrast with the centrepiece of the watch: the high-gloss metallic dial. Gently concave in structure, the dial consists of a disc of stainless steel that has been polished to achieve a mesmerizing reflective finish. The reflective properties of the dial are further maximized by the addition of an unexpected detail: The underside of the matt grey hands has been given a rose gold-coloured finish, allowing them to be reflected in a different hue.
Oskar Zieta: "I am working in many parallel spheres: science, architecture, furniture design and art. I’m always experiencing a lack of time, yet still needing it to create, aiming for something unique and timeless.”
Oskar Zieta is an architect and the founder and CEO of Zieta Prozessdesign. Born in 1975, he graduated from the Swiss Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule in Zurich, where he worked as a research assistant in the Computer Aided Architectural Design department. Zieta has received numerous design accolades, including the German Design Council Prize and the Red Dot Award. His designs have been featured in prestigious collections such as the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich. Oskar Zieta recently unveiled his biggest and most important sculpture, Nawa, which features the same blown-up metal technology that inspired the Rado True Face.
The watch features a special engraving on case back: LIMITED EDITION ONE OUT OF 1001 OSKAR ZIETA