Porsche Design Chrono I: A matte-black revolution

In this short video, Porsche Design chief Roland Heiler discusses the very first PD product – a watch from 1973 – and reflects on its simplicity and functionality.




The Porsche Design Collection now has a quite diverse product line; take the Blackberry mobile phone, shisha pipe, or kitchen for example. But it all began with the Chronograph I, whose simple design and matte-black casing inspired more established watchmakers in the course of subsequent decades.

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A feature on 40 Years of Porsche Design Watches can be found in the Classic Driver Magazine

More information about Porsche Design can be found at www.porsche-design.com