A perfectly useless morning

£ 175

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Relax and spend time with nature this autumn.

Lying down in the forest, immersed in nature, this watch encourages you to feel at peace with the world.

A perfectly useless morning was designed by illustrator Kristof Devos as a reminder to be present in the moment.

This watch is a companion piece to Kristof's previous design: A perfectly useless afternoon. As with the first, it's a gentle reminder that time spent doing nothing, is time well spent.

How to read the time:

  • The delicate falling leaf points to the hour
  • The circling bird shows you the minutes.

The tree trunks around the outside of the dial are positioned exactly where you'd expect to see numbers on a watch face, to help you read the time with precision.

A perfectly useless morning was designed in Belgium, then made by our small team right here in London, UK. 

This watch is limited to just 100 pieces worldwide, choose your lucky number from the options above!

Kristof explains his design inspiration:

"Lying in the grass and looking at the birds in the sky is one of my favourite pastimes, I really wanted to put this feeling into a watch.



The figure in the design is somewhat put to the background, instead it is a falling leaf that shows the time, together with a bird for the minutes.



The timepiece is exactly what I had in mind and I’m glad we went all the way to overcome a couple of minor technical difficulties in the design.



I must admit, I also love the strap with the green stitches, it’s the perfect finish for A perfectly useless morning."

Kristof Devos portrait

Kristof Devos is a Belgian Illustrator and Author. The core of his work is as a picture-book illustrator.

He creates books for children of all ages on themes such as friendship, death and standing up for yourself.

His work has been described as both quirky and modest. Once in a while he puts down his pencil and takes to the stage, giving public talks on diverse themes such as inspiration and imagination.

Kristof’s work has been translated into a number of different languages and his books are available in a number of countries around the world. His illustrations have been shown both domestically and in several international exhibitions.

His work has received multiple rewards, including a “White Raven”, a “3x3 Mag Merit” and an “Award of Excellence” by the prestigious Commarts Competition.

See more of Kristof's work here: kristofdevos.com

Size: Medium / unisex
Strap: 18mm black leather with green stitching(alternative straps available here)
Mechanism: single jewel quartz mechanism
Waterproof: Yes! 5ATM (leather will wear fast if exposed to water)
Guarantee: 12 months - any problems after, we’re happy to help
Width (3 o’clock to 9 o’clock): 37mm
Height (from lug to lug): 46mm
Case: 316L stainless steel
Largest strap diameter: 205mm
Smallest strap diameter: 150mm

Live demo


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We aim to dispatch all orders placed before 2pm (GMT), on the same day working day. Where this isn't possible, we will inform you via email as soon as possible.

When your order is dispatched you will be emailed the tracking details.

Shipping guide for watches:

UK: FREE next working day delivery with DPD
United States & Canada: FREE Fedex shipping, 1-2 working days
Europe: FREE Fedex shipping, 1-3 working days

Australia: FREE DPD shipping 3-6 working days

 

Rest of the world: £10 Fedex Priority shipping 2-6 working days

 

Clocks, straps, bags (unless purchased with a watch): 

FREE shipping with Royal Mail usually 2-7 working days

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Please note, during busy sale periods dispatch may take a little longer (this is quite rare).

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