objest studio exhibits at top drawer with home accessories collection

Objest exhibits at Top Drawer London Olympia

Objest will be exhibiting at Top Drawer, London Olympia. Top Drawer is home to design innovators: with an exclusive edit of emerging talent and new designers, they bring the very best in cutting-edge products and designs to London’s Olympia. London’s iconic Olympia is nestled in one of the world’s most highly-recognised design districts in West…

objest studio at designjunction 2019

Objest at designjunction as part of London Design Festival 2019

Objest will be exhibiting at designjunction as part of London Design Festival. We have a few new pieces on show from our home accessories collection, along with our Swiss made automatic watches and Swiss made, unisex quartz watches. designjunction 19 – 22 September Granary Square, King’s Cross, N1C, London.

objest studio lifestyle photography with Jacqui Melville

Lifestyle photography with Jacqui Melville

We’ve been working with the Talented photographer Jacqui Melville on the latest photoshoot for Motorola AX Series of phones with Alexa built-in. Jacqui is an Australian photographer, based in London, she focuses on lifestyle imagery and creates stunning images using primarily natural light.

objest studio IFA stand design 2019

Motorola stand for IFA

We’ve been working on the Motorola stand for IFA. IFA is the world’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. IFA 2019 takes place from 4 September to 9 September, in Berlin

objest studio ax series packaging design

Motorola AX series packaging design

Our work for Motorola continues with packaging designed for the AX series of home phones with Alexa built-in. The collection consists of 5 pieces of packaging, a quick start guide and packaging inserts.

objest studio alcatel home phone design

New phones for Alcatel

Our latest DECT phone work rolls off the sketch pad and into production for Alcatel. This simple phone balances subtle curvature with a strong graphic read to deliver a pleasing design to a very price sensitive, commercial product.

Objest studio alexa built-in

All things Alexa

We’ve started working on a very exciting project with Alexa built-in. This catagory defining project introduces Alexa and voice recognition to a wider audience. The products work with Alexa skills and Alexa compatible smart home devices.

objest studio christmas shopping event

Christmas shopping event

Christmas is approaching quicker than coyote chasing road runner!. To celebrate, Objest will be having a Black Friday shopping event from 24th November. This will be an amazing opportunity to get familiar with the Objest brand and get hands-on with our contemporary, Swiss made, unisex watches. Visit Objest watches

London Design Festival

London Design Festival 2018

Once again London Design Festival is upon us. The Objest team got out to see what the design community had to offer, along with meeting up with new and old colleagues and clients. One of the biggest changes this year was the relocation of designjunction to the OXO Tower Wharf.

objest presents watch design and process to DCA

Objest presents watch designs and design process to DCA

Objest was invited to give a talk at product design agency DCA. Our talked focused on launching a brand and having a more commercial approach to product design and development. Such a great talk and flowing, conversational presentation. The team at DCA are hugely talented and so much of their work is confidential, needless to…

Objest completes the latest phone design for SGW Global

Our latest cordless DECT phone for SGW Global

This month saw the launch of our latest cordless DECT phone for SGW Global. The soft, slightly cambered surfaces create a playful, yet familiar design language. The natural, flowing form is reflected in the product name – Melo. Beautifully simple, subtly refined.

objest exhibits at Clerkenwell design week

Objest exhibits at Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell Design Week has established itself as must-visit design event, showcasing leading UK and international brands. We were invited to exhibit in the Platform Space of the event. We showed 2 collections of Objest watches, along with samples and prototypes of marble and metal home accessories due to be launched later this year. Visit Clerkenwell…

objest studio new team member

Introducing the latest member of the Objest team

Say hello to Eero, the latest design talent to join the Objest team. Named after Eero Saarinen, the architect and designer behind the tulip chair, designed together with Charles Eames for the ‘Organic Design in Home Furnishings’ competition in 1940 which was later produced by Knoll. Eero continued designing many celebrated pieces of furniture for…

objest hands on monochrome watches

Hands On With The Objest Hach Automatic

The Objest Automatic collection is a breath of fresh air. Regardless of whether you like its contemporary design or not, you cannot deny that it is authentic and distinctive. This is even more pronounced when you consider that you can customise just about every element on the watch, with the exception of the ETA 2824-2…


Objest is ticking along nicely

Objest is ticking along nicely and these Swiss -made pieces come at a shadow of the price of those made by competitors.

objest watch featured in the telegraph

Graphically-styled, minimalist and highly affordable automatic watches

Objest appeared in the Telegraph Time Watch Review on Saturday. We were in good company, sitting next to luxury brands including TAG Heuer, Bulgari, Hermes and Fendi. The section had a feature on watch customisation which we were noted in. Visit The Telegraph

Objest appears on Monocle Section D radio interview

Jared Mankelow on launching a watch business

Product designer and consultant Jared Mankelow on why launching a watch kept business ticking. Monocle Section D talks with the designer about watches, design consulting and some of the issues associated with bringing a new product to market. Listen to the interview here

objest featured in Salon QP luxury watch magazine

Objest adds unique touch with customisable automatic

Swiss made minimalism is the signature of Objest – a design-led watch brand launched by product designer Jared Mankelow. Each piece draws its overall aesthetic from London’s artistic scene, with architecture, art and culture all helping to create the overall vision. Now, it has launched the Hach+ automatic – designed in London and made in…

Esquire Big Watch Book includes Objest automatic watch

In Your Own Time

The Big Watch Book magazine from Esquire UK – the ultimate guide to stylish timekeeping and a celebration of the very best that the world’s preeminent watch brands have to offer. Whereas the vast majority of stand-alone watch titles tend to be impenetrably industry-focused, The Big Watch Book takes a fresh, informed and approachable look…

Hands-on review of the Objest Swiss automatic watch aBlogtoWatch

Objest Customised Automatic Watch Review

Watch enthusiast purists might be feeling increasingly disconnected from the current watch brand landscape. No longer (for a while now) is most of the innovation or intensity coming from big, old names – but rather from small to medium scrappy companies filling in price ranges long since abandoned by the stalwart Swiss Objest is just…

An afffordable Swiss automatic watch by Objest featured in WatchPro

London studio creates one million watches in one customisable automatic

A London design studio has created a collection of automatic watches for which almost every visible element can be customised. Objest, a business founded by product designer Jared Mankelow, specialises in creating objects inspired by London’s design, art, architecture, fashion and culture. The company already sells a collection of customisable quartz-based watches, but wanted to…

Objest automatic watch, hands-on review with Worn & Wound

Customizable watches by Objest

Objest is a London-based brand founded by designer Jared Mankelow. Some time ago, Objest launched its first series of pebble-shaped watches. This inaugural collection featured solely quartz movements, but since then the firm has ventured into the realm of mechanical calibers, utilizing the workhorse ETA 2824 movement to power its line of automatics. This was…

Objest automatic watch featured on Acquire lifestyle blog

Objest lets you create one-of-a-kind watch

Objest is offering a new option for customers who want something a bit more bespoke. Their Hach+ automatic lets you change almost every visible feature on the watch including the case, crown, hands, dial, strap, and even the rotor color on the movement. Visit Acquire

Objest starts working with smart textiles company footfalls & heartbeats

Objest starts new partnership with Footfalls & Heartbeats

Footfalls & Heartbeats was founded by New Zealand chemist Simon McMaster who brings many years’ experience researching intelligent textiles. It is positioned to become a leader in the provision of smart textiles for a diverse range of applications in a global market that is increasingly demanding intelligent fabrics. Objest has partnered with Footfalls & Heartbeats…

Objest strengthens relationship with SGW Global. SGW Global specializes in the manufacture, design, sales and distribution of a wide array of consumer electronic products and services for a number of the worlds most well known consumer electronics brands.

Objest strengthens relationship with SGW Global

Objest strengthens relationship with SGW Global. SGW Global specializes in the manufacture, design, sales and distribution of a wide array of consumer electronic products and services for a number of the worlds most well known consumer electronics brands.

Objest hach watch selcted by wallpaper magazine

Under the loupe: Our latest watch and jewellery finds

Wallpaper magazine is one of those publications you can’t live without. Adorning many a coffee table this magazine focuses on design and architecture, fashion, travel, art and lifestyle. To be included in their monthly roundup of watch and jewellery finds is amazing. We look forward to sharing more with Wallpaper as the Objest brands evolves.…

Objest shows quartz watch collection at Designjunction

Objest exhibits at Designjunction as part of London Design Festival

Objest exhibited at Designjunction as part of London Design Festival. This is a huge event on the design calendar with a large press presence and a crowd of industry experts, designers, and business folks. The event was another opportunity for us to introduce more purveyors of design to the brand. We also used this time…

Objest hach watch selected by Monocle design and busines magazine

Monocle Suggests you take a look at the Objest Hach watch

We were invited by Monocle to appear in the inventory section of the print magazine. This is a tightly curated selection of objects, products and well designed goods. Let’s just say we were more than happy to participate!. Monocle is one of those publications that is hard to put down once you start reading. The…

Objest hach watch featured on Yanko design and architecture blog

What time is it?

It’s time to introduce you to the Objest Watch. A gorgeous Swiss made designer watch collection called Hach. These unisex timepiece designs were influenced from the style of designer Issey Miyake and the architectural John Pawson, creating a modern take on the older watch designs. Yanko magazine covers the best in international product design. They…

Objest featured in Icon Eye print magazine

Icon Eye design magazine: Objest Hach Watch

Clerkenwell Design Week saw the launch of Objest’s first watch, which combines a minimalist form with an intricate hatched dial inspired by Issey Miyake. Objest had a small stand at Clerkenwell as a means to start introducing consumers to the brand. The feedback was encouraging and it was great to start sharing our story. Icon…