Albini & Noorda Meter Clock

The collection of watches of NAVA Design It consists of wrist watches designed by world famous architects and designers. Although for the watch case that concerns us you should add the qualifier of historical.

And is that the clock Milan Metro, made for the 50th anniversary of the opening of the line 1 of the subway in Milan, it is a faithful reproduction of the iconic wall clock designed for the occasion by the great architect Franco Albini and graphic designer Bob Noorda.

Albini & Noorda Meter Clock 1

Albini & Noorda Meter Clock 2

Albini & Noorda Meter Clock 3

The graph reflects the criteria of simplicity, functionality and consistency according to the project of Franco Albini; This is the reason for the wide White Dial, the legible numbers and the rectangular red hands.

Although taking reference the Helvetica font, numbers are characterized by a more attenuated curvature in order to do that the signs are as legible as possible. The source was called Noorda.

Boob Noorda Milan metro opened a new system of signals, with the use of continuous strips and labels, which is an undeniable milestone in the field of the visual communication.

Box of stainless steel of the highest quality. Hardened mineral crystal. Movement Miyota 2039. Elegant genuine leather (red and black) belt. Is sold in selected stores and on the website of NAVA Design ( by €165,00.