MB&F HM9 Flow
It’s as if the wingtip tanks and cockpits of a postwar jet merged with the dashboard of a chrome-laden cruising car from the ’50s and landed on your wrist, where it morphed into a watch. It’s not hard to trace the design origins of the MB&F HM9 Flow. Swiss creator Max Büsser, a self-proclaimed social outcast as a child, grew up immersed in sci-fi comic books, TV shows and movies, providing a fertile inspiration for fantastical watches. He dubs them “Horological Machines”—mechanical sculptures that also happen to tell time. Büsser credits the roots of his latest creation to aerodynamic design of the late ’40s and early ’50s, specifically 1954’s Mercedes-Benz W196, …
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