HANDS-ON : Andersen Genève Vita Vinum

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HANDS-ON : Andersen Genève Vita Vinum

Post by koimaster » October 3rd 2019, 8:35am

Earlier this year Andersen Genève introduced a new collection called ‘Art & Culture’ and with it, a limited edition (twelve pieces) launch model called ‘Vita Vinum’ (‘life wine’ in Latin). One of the six finalists in the GPHG 2019 ‘Artistic Crafts’ category, I had the opportunity to see it during the awards’ travelling exhibition.

The Vita Vinum is a tribute to the process of wine making, albeit in a more historical traditional form than modern viticulture/ oenology/ winemaking. This is done on a charming hand-painted disc (that completes one full rotation every 365 days) that depicts twelve numbered scenes (one for each month) of a Swiss winemaker’s work.

https://horologium.com.au/2019/10/03/ha ... ita-vinum/
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Re: HANDS-ON : Andersen Genève Vita Vinum

Post by conjurer » October 3rd 2019, 9:29am

foghorn wrote:
October 3rd 2019, 9:26am
Apparently the designer downed about a gallon of Boone's Farm before coming up with the idea.
Did you ever drink any of that shit? I had some in high school and felt like somebody had driven a railroad spike into my skull the next morning.
My little brain can't even comprehend how deep that is.

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Re: HANDS-ON : Andersen Genève Vita Vinum

Post by foghorn » October 3rd 2019, 9:45am

conjurer wrote:
October 3rd 2019, 9:29am
foghorn wrote:
October 3rd 2019, 9:26am
Apparently the designer downed about a gallon of Boone's Farm before coming up with the idea.
Did you ever drink any of that shit? I had some in high school and felt like somebody had driven a railroad spike into my skull the next morning.


That and Annie Green Springs. That shit was ,like, .89 cents and perfect for a perpetually broke college kid.
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Re: HANDS-ON : Andersen Genève Vita Vinum

Post by koimaster » October 3rd 2019, 11:16am

conjurer wrote:
October 3rd 2019, 9:29am
foghorn wrote:
October 3rd 2019, 9:26am
Apparently the designer downed about a gallon of Boone's Farm before coming up with the idea.
Did you ever drink any of that shit? I had some in high school and felt like somebody had driven a railroad spike into my skull the next morning.
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Re: HANDS-ON : Andersen Genève Vita Vinum

Post by MKTheVintageBloke » October 3rd 2019, 4:44pm

I'd say the designer of this wartche likely had too much of this...
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...or this...
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...or this:
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Still, knows life not, he who hasn't woken up with a monstrous headache on New Year's Day, surrounded by empty bottles of this Russian invention:
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Though I'm pretty sure the guy who made this wartche won't exactly storm the nearest gas station to celebrate the release of said wartche with it.
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Re: HANDS-ON : Andersen Genève Vita Vinum

Post by biglove » October 3rd 2019, 7:57pm

foghorn wrote:
October 3rd 2019, 9:26am
Apparently the designer downed about a gallon of Boone's Farm before coming up with the idea.
Gives me a headache like two bottles of Strawberry Hill did as a teen. No way I could wear that watch without cracking a migraine.
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