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Seiko design guru honoured by Japan

TOKYO, JAPAN, June 22, 2016

Leading watch brand Seiko said its designer, Nobuhiro Kosugi was recently honoured by the Government of Japan, who presented him with the ‘Medal with a Yellow Ribbon’.

The medal is awarded to individuals who, through their diligence and perseverance, become public role models, a press release said.

Kosugi’s watch designs have won numerous awards including the Good Design Award and the ‘Petite Aiguille’ prize at the 2014 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève.

He is renowned for designing luxury watches showcasing the distinctive style that evokes the Japanese sense of beauty, the press release added.

A recent example of Kosugi’s unique design capability is the innovative Fugaku Tourbillon Limited Edition, which showcases the seamless integration of the tourbillon, metal engraving, and lacquer work. –TradeArabia News Service

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