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A masterpiece of modern art and functional design, by EOYPSO®. Swiss made.
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What is a prototype?

A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:

Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.

Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

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Prototype Gallery

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The Modern Art Watch ™ 

 

The history of The Modern Art Watch ™ goes back to 2014 when E.Sarofim, the designer of this watch, had the inspiration for this artifact: The design consists of the tree colors white, red and black, is strictly geometric, abstract and remembers on minimal art. 

 

 

During 2015 we evaluated various options to implement this idea. In 2016 we decided to take the required steps and launch this watch under its own brand name. During 2016 a partnership with a Swiss watch company was established, who took care about the prototyping and who will produce this watch in future.      

EOYPSO®  

In order to underline the uniqueness of this watch, it will be launched under its own brand name called EOYPSO. - We are based in Switzerland. Our watches will be Swiss made and we plan to sell our watch worldwide. We are yet a very small company, but hope to grow upon time.

Why Kickstarter  

Until now we invested for the development of our watch a lot of passion and quite some time and money. - In order to cover at least some of the scale-up-costs for the series production we decided, to try to find people, who would like to support us here on Kickstarter. - Also, we love the idea, to let early supporters participate in our work. - Our early supporters shall receive our watches form the first series production basically at our whole sales price, being roughly half the price the watch will be sold later through retailers. 

Do you like what we created and want to support us? - If so, we want to thank you already here and will be proud to send you your personal Modern Art Watch™  as soon we have it produced.

The Collection   

The Modern Art Watch™ fits perfectly a man and a woman. The watch case has an outer case diameter of 42 mm and makes a clear statement. In order to fit various personalities the watch comes either with a black, a red or a white strap. It is a every day's watch and a watch for special moments:

 

 

 

 

 

Specification     

  • Designed to fit a man and a woman  
  • Watch case outer diameter 42 mm 
  • Wrist perimeter 150 to 210 mm  
  • Ronda Swiss quartz movement, caliber 519-11½  
  • Precision of time:  <1 seconds per day
  • Ultra durable sapphire window  
  • Polished case from stainless steel 316L 
  • Waterproof 5 ATM 
  • Easy to read big date  
  • Ergonomic watch crown
  • Smooth, silicone elastomer strap
  • Swiss made 
  • Designed by E.Sarofim 
  • 2 years warranty

  

The Modern Art Watch™ has a Swiss quartz movement, from the Swiss company RONDA. Ronda has a long history in designing and producing watch movements and is famous for its Swiss quality. The watch is produced in Switzerland and is Swiss Made.

  

The Modern Art Watch™ has a big date function. The watch has an ergonomic, black steel crown allowing an easy setting of time and date. The date has to be set to 1, every first of the month.

 

 The Modern Art Watch™ has a Sapphire window. Sapphire is after diamond the second hardest material. The sapphire windows guarantees long lasting scratch free display.

  

The case of the Modern Art Watch™ is made from durable stainless steel 316L. The case has a luxury polish. This material guarantees highest precision and is absolutely skin-friendly. The back is a screwed back, supporting a smooth opening and closing if required. 

 

The Modern Art Watch™ is water resistant up to 5 ATM  and will withstand rains, showers and baths.

 

The Modern Art Watches™ comes with a smooth and comfortable to wear, 20 mm wide strap. The material is a skin friendly, soft elastomer silicone. The length of the strap fits a wrist perimeter in a range of 150 to 210 mm. With its universal size it fits almost everybody. The watch comes with a red, white or black strap. The watch strap closes with an elegant polished stainless steel buckle.

The Size & Dimensions  

The watch has outer case diameter of 42mm and a dial diameter of 36mm. The strap length suits a wrist perimeter of 150 and 210mm, equals 6 to 8.25 inches and suits almost every wrists. With its size in fits perfectly almost every man and a woman.

 

 

The Rewards 

If you like to support us, we can offer you as a reward The Modern Art Watch™ from our first series production.- The later retailer sales price will be in range of 250 to 280 CHF/watch, equals 250 to 280 USD respectively.- We want to honor your support by providing you our watch close to our whole sales price, at 119 to 129 CHF/watch:

We have various kind of packages, depending on your likes and budget, having 1, 2, 3 or 6 watches:

 

 

The Plan

The new Kickstarter campaign "unlimited" for The Modern Art Watch™ will end by April 24, 2017. - The production of our first 500 watches has already been initiated and it will be completed by June 2017. The shipment is foreseen for June and latest July 2017. We will ship the watches through the Swiss Federal Mail or an equivalent priory service. All watches will arrive at their destination before end of August 2017, most will even arrive in July 2017. 

Frequently asked Questions

Is EOYPSO sure, that the watches can get produced?

Yes, we are. We spent in the last two years quite some time and money in the engineering and prototyping of this watch and we established partnerships, which will allow us the production of this watch. The partner we selected for the production has a proven record in watch development and production and is in the business for more than 30 years. 

What is included in the price? 

The price includes the watch(es) ready to be worn, packed in a luxury box. The shipment costs are listed separately. For domestic supporters no additional cost. If you live outside Switzerland you may or may not have to pay VAT or import taxes, depending on the country you live in. 

Will the watches delivered look exactly as here displayed? 

We carefully manage the quality of our watches.– The pictures showed here is the real watch in its final design. – Anyhow, slight color deviations need to be accepted, as well an absolute perfect alignment of the second hand relative to the watch’s dial, can not be guaranteed. 

Does the watch come with a warranty? 

Yes, we offer a 2 years warranty on the watch on malfunction. - The warranty does not cover damages due to dropping or abuse, including using the watch under conditions it has not been specified for. Also the warranty does not cover wear-out of the strap, scratches and expiry of the battery. 

Can I return the watch if I don’t like it? 

Unless the watch has significant deviations from the specifications lined out here, you can not return the watch.—We tried here to line out all aspects of the watch. If you are unsure about any aspect of this watch, please contact us. - If you like later a replacement strap in a different colour please contact us as well. 

What will EOYPSO do with the money? 

Most of the money is needed to cover the production costs of the watch. What remains we will invest into the future of EOYPSO. 

What comes next? 

Once the Kickstarter campaign has ended, we will complete the series production and deliver you your watch/es. Afterwards we have plans to sell The Modern Art Watch™  through a number of selected channels worldwide.

 

 

Intellectual Property   

Our products and designs, the brand name of our company and the name of our products are protected by a number of rights:

 1. Our watches and aesthetic parts of the watches are protected by international design applications. 

 2. The brand name of our watches “EOYPSO” is a Swiss registered brand name, foreign registrations pending. 

 3. The name of our watch “The Modern Art Watch ” is a registered trademark, registration pending. 

 4. All designs, pictures and videos are subject to copyright.

 

Risks and challenges

After we have designed and engineered this watch and produced last year a number of prototypes, we are confident to deliver you The Modern Art Watch™ as here described. - Our Swiss production partner has a decades of experience in producing watches and is a guarantee for this project. - Our confidence in the quality of our watch is reflected in a 2 years of warranty. - And last but not least: If we don't deliver you don't pay.

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