Hublot has loved many fruitful collaborations with Lapo Elkann. Recognized for his dashing model and dynamic creativity, Elkann is ready to mix in his visions high-quality craftsmanship with ahead focussed design. This falls on very fruitful soil at Hublot, the place innovation in design, materials and know-how are the cornerstones of their DNA. The most recent watch is the primary in a trilogy entitled “Sky, Earth, Sea.”
Impressed by the ocean, the bezel of the chronograph is constructed from a light-weight blue ceramic. This serves not solely as an eyecatcher, however can also be a technical tour de power, as it is vitally tough to create such a vibrant coloration with out the pigments burning up. Hublot has proven within the latest previous already that they grasp this delicate craft with for instance the purple ceramic model of the Orlinski Chronograph.
Ricardo Guadalupe (Hublot CEO) with Enrico Vitali (Storage Italia CEO)
The sunshine blue of the bezel comes again on the dial, because the hour markers, but in addition the arms, are crafted on this coloration. The remainder of the case can also be constructed from ceramic but in a deeper shade of blue. This supplies a really lovely distinction, particularly for the reason that case options each satin-finished in addition to polished components.
The Storage Italia emblem might be discovered prominently on the dial at three o’clock, whereas the navy blue rubber strap has a refined texture in it. A titanium deployant buckle secures it comfortably across the wrist. Within the watch, we discover Hublot caliber HUB1143. This automated chronograph motion runs at four Hz/28,800 A/h and has an influence reserve of 42 hours. Hublot will solely be making 100 items of this restricted version. As the primary within the trilogy created in collaboration with Storage Italia, this watch is anticipated to be adopted within the close to future by those devoted to ‘Air’ and ‘Earth’.