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Padron Watch Company MINNEAPOLIS

Leo Padron stumbled into watchmaking after restoring his grandfather’s timepiece. Little did he know this would boom into an international business with celebrity clients. The Venezuela native was working as a software designer and information architect when he decided to foray into watchmaking full time in 2012. He began restoring vintage mechanical timepieces, which inspired him to develop his own line. His first creation, the Padron Vuelta, was named most wanted by Wired magazine and is the first automatic watch in history to have come to fruition via crowdfunding. Padron, who is the line’s sole designer and builder, places a strong emphasis on form and function. The stunning simplicity and exquisite lines of the Hennepin look great on the wrist of anyone who appreciates a unique, hand-built timepiece with a unique, hand-built story. padronwatchco.com

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Artful Living Magazine | Autumn 2017  

Artful Living, the Magazine of the North, is an elegant, intelligent publication highlighting art, culture, travel, fashion, home, food, win...

Artful Living Magazine | Autumn 2017  

Artful Living, the Magazine of the North, is an elegant, intelligent publication highlighting art, culture, travel, fashion, home, food, win...