Design by Dieter Rams and Dietrich Lubs for Braun.
Recently re-issued in 2011, the Braun Men's Analog Watch BN-24WHG is a classic timepiece with a round white face and black leather band. The BN-24WHG features two hands with a small second hand and water resistance to 150 feet.
After a hiatus of many years, Braun watches are finally back in production. Dietrich Lubs, co-designer with Dieter Rams, credits their independent and functionally-oriented design for the continued relevance of Braun timepieces, some thirty years after their initial introduction.
Dimensions: 1.5" Dia (37 mm)
This watch has met all of my expectations!
By: Mona R., Homeowner (atlanta)
My son has had his eye on this watch for a year and a half. It has been a wonderful addition to getting him through each day and he looks forward to having it for years to come!
Grows on you
By: Ray, Homeowner (Jersey City, NJ)
My son (to whom I intended this as a gift) found the watch a little too old fashioned for his taste. (I have since bought him another one.) That was the reason I was going to return the watch. But the more I looked at the watch, the more it grew on me. I liked its spartan simplicity and stark, clear lines. The smooth leather strap is a bonus. I actually think the watch is cool. So finally I've decided to keep it for myself.
A little too old fashioned
By: Ray S., Homeowner (Jersey City, NJ)
I gave this watch as a gift to my son (he's in his early 20's). He liked the simple and stark design but said it was a little too old fashioned and conservative for his taste. We're returning it and look for something more suitable.
Designer: Dieter Rams
As head of design at Braun, the German consumer electronics manufacturer, Dieter Rams (born 1932) emerged as one of the most influential industrial designers of the late 20th century by defining an elegant, legible, yet rigorous visual language for its products. Each of the hundreds of products he developed during forty years with Braun, was unerringly elegant and supremely versatile.
Rams' objective was to design useful products which would be easy to operate. His designs always looked effortless with an exquisite simplicity born from rigorous tests and experiments with new materials and an obsessive attention to detail to ensure that each piece appeared flawlessly coherent. Dieter Rams remains an enduring inspiration for younger designers, notably Jonathan Ive and Jasper Morrison, who have acknowledged his influence in their work at Apple and Rowenta respectively.View other products by Dieter Rams
Designer: Dietrich Lubs
Born in Berlin in 1938, Dietrich Lubs studied ship building and later worked as a designer at Braun. In 1962 he began working for the design department of Braun, then led by Dieter Rams. He was responsible for the graphic design of products and also participated in creating them. Dietrich Lubs has shaped many pocket calculators, clocks and watches for Braun, all notable for their geometric lines and functionality.View other products by Dietrich Lubs
Braun Corporation celebrated 90 years in 2011, and the design world celebrated the return of Braun timepieces. Braun's clocks, watches and calculators of the 1980s were known for their clarity, reduction and innovative technology. Produced under a renewed license, these watches and clocks are in some cases very close to the originals, in others they are updated to meet today's technology.View other products from Braun