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Crystal Clocks Collection


T I M E

B E C O M E S

E M O T I O N

Takto is the perfect combination of an essential design and the highest quality of Italian craftsmanship.


THE RHYTHM OF TIME Takto mean ‘rhythm’ in Esperanto, the universal language built to connect everyone in the world.

Takto is a musical rhythm, harmony of shapes and essence which articulates our life and becomes its soundtrack.

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A SOUL MADE OF C R Y S TA L

Takto is a precious crystal shell holding the most ethereal of the four dimensions. The lightness of time is evoked by its transparency, designed to convey essential beauty and unveil its purest soul.

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T H E

s o u n d

o f

I TA L I A N

V I R T U E

Takto is a Made in Italy design piece. Shaped by history. Inspired by style.

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AVANT-GARDE M I N I M A L I S M

Takto is master clockmaking and avant-garde design, perfection encapsulated in progress.


TWO SHELLS HOLDING PERFECTION

Takto holds perfection in its hands, innovation in its figure.

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E N C H A N T I N G

o r c h e s t r a

Adagio

Allegro

H 217cm L 68cm W 40cm

H 125cm L 66cm ø 23cm

Vivace

24k gold finishing

H 125cm L 66cm ø 23cm

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chordS OF A PERFECT SYMPHONY

Graham escapement

DLC coated gears and pinions

Suspension spring

Low coefficient of friction

Invar pendulum rod

Structure in low iron crystal glass, 12mm thickness

Compensating tube for temperature error

Supports in low iron crystal glass

Regulation by small weights

24k gold plated

Stainless steel arbor

Seconds marked by a round cut diamond

15 ball bearings


Design Gianfranco Barban

Engineering Alessandro Rigotto

Photography (p. 2-3, 7, 9, 12) Alessio Comalli, Parma (cover, p. 4, 10, 14-15, 16, 17, 18) Rossano B Maniscalchi, Firenze Serena Del Nero, Assistant Michaela Oracova, Post-Production

Art Direction Elita Design Studio

Translation Nancy Greenleese, Roma


Manufactured and Distributed by B.lab Italia srl Via Marmolada, 20 Gallarate VA, Italy t +39 0331 774445 experience@takto.it www.takto.it

Printed in Italia | April 2014


TAKTO | Crystal Clocks