Striking a balance between simplicity and complexity, between the fine and broader strokes, is a constant struggle for the designer. In this case contrast is everything. The colours of the Daymark, dark muted tones, representative of its namesake’s austere bold architecture, are offset by the dash of pink in the chapter ring and the second hand. These touches of colour are important in providing a point of reference from which to properly appreciate the darkness. The tower can take you aback as you happen upon it, brazen and a bit cheeky, much like this automatic watch.