Halda Watch Co.

Halda Space Discovery nominated for the German Design Award 2014

Pressmeddelande   •   Aug 14, 2013 14:47 CEST

Halda is proud to announce that the Space Discovery Limited Edition again has been nominated for a prestigious design award. As of this moment, Rat Für Formgebung or the German Design Council, is thoroughly examining and judging the already award winning timepiece from Halda.  

Founded in 1953 at the initiative of the German Parliament, The German Design Council supports the business world in all aspects of design and is one of the world’s greatest sources of design expertise. They reward top quality products and projects from product and communication design, who in their own way, are pioneers in the international design landscape.

The winners of the German Design Award will be announced in November and the award ceremony will take place in February next year.

About Halda Watch Company
Halda Watch Company was founded in 1887 by Swedish watch-maker Henning Hammarlund. It quickly became a worldwide success known for its advanced fine mechanics and quality.
Halda watches featured on prominent people such as HMK Oscar II and renowned Swedish writer August Strindberg and the watches were also honoured with several international awards in competition with the very best watch producers at that time. In 2009, Halda Watch Company was brought back to life by watch entrepreneur Mikael Sandström, through the  introduction of the concept and plans for the modern Halda – the Halda Space Discovery Limited Edition, first released on the market in 2011.
The Haldas of the 21st century follows the devise of its founding father, Henning Hammarlund – to never compromise with quality or function. For its’ manifestation of advanced and pioneering technical engineering and fine mechanics, the Halda Space Discovery was honoured with a placement in the Swedish pavilion at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai. In 2011, it featured as part of the exhibition ‘NASA – A Human Adventure’, world premiering at National Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm. In 2012, the Halda Space Discovery received the Red Dot Design Award one of the most prestigious design awards one can ever get, often referred to as the ‘Nobel Prize of Design’.

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