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Transparency is something that fascinates humankind, especially when it’s used in design.
And what better way is there to reveal the inner workings of something than to remove the covers and reveal its very soul?
This idea was probably first successfully implemented in a wristwatch in a serial sense by Corum with itsGolden Bridge in 1980. Corum, which can surely be termed the father of wearable transparency, was spurred on in exploring this route by the belief of co-founder René Bannwart and independent watchmaker Vincent Calabrese that the work of the watchmaker should not be hidden from view.