When it comes to modern watch design, you can certainly enjoy a selection of wildly different ideas from CIGA Design. That's because CIGA Design has an eye for what's contemporary and stylish, and their innovative designs are sought after the world over. CIGA Design works with some of the industry's leading designers to create modern, elegant timepieces you won't see anywhere else. One such designer is Michael Young.
Michael Young Collection
Michael Young has designed the MY Series, available in either black, silver or titanium. From their visible movements and a tactile crown, to their customised SEAGULL automatic movements, 316L surgical steel or titanium casings and sapphire crystals, these exclusively designed timepieces are true works of art.
Michael Young - The Designer
Born in Sunderland in 1966, Michael Young graduated from Kingston University in 1992. After university, he founded the Michael Young Studio and operated in England, Iceland and Taiwan before settling in Hong Kong in 2006. His goal was to provide his exclusive, quality design services across a wide range of markets, with an emphasis on interior design and technology. Early in his career, he worked with the designer Tom Dixon in London. Sir Terrance Conran selected Young as the Most Inspirational British Designer.
In 2008, Michael Young was the Creative Director for '100% Design Tokyo' and in 2009, he was Creative Director of the Asian Aerospace show. Young has been the Creative Director for '100% Design Shanghai' in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
Michael's works have been featured by the Louvre Palace and Pompidou Centre in France, the Die Neue Sammlung Gallery in Germany, and the London Design Museum. In 2016, some of Young's work created using aluminium was featured in an exhibit at Grand Hornu in Belgium. Throughout his career, he worked with clients such as Coca-Cola, Bacardi, Cappellini, Cathay Pacific, Giant Bicycles, Magis and George Jensen and Trussardi. His talent and creative abilities have led to many stylistic and innovative designs across a variety of markets.
- German Design Award Winner 2019
- iF Gold Award 2017
- Silver Award At The 2014 Neocon World's Trade Fair For The LessThanFive Chair, Manufactured By Coalesse
- Red Dot Award 2012
- Tokyo Good Design Award 2011
- Red Dot Award 2010
- Red Dot Award 2009
- Best Of Dining Chair By Wallpaper Design Award 2009
- Winner Of Eurobike Awards 2008
Future Growth Of The Industry
When it comes to the future of the timepiece industry, it's designers like Michael Young that are leading the way. According to leading industry statistics site, Statista, the global luxury wristwatch market is expected to increase between the years 2018 and 2025. The value of the luxury watch market worldwide is set to grow from approximately $6.93 billion in 2018, to a forecasted value of $9.3 billion by 2025. This substantial market increase is due, largely, to the fact that the wristwatch is seeing a resurgence in popularity once again.
CIGA Design Premium Timepieces For Today's Discerning Gentlemen
Offering an extensive collection of high quality, stylish wristwatches for discerning men and women the world over, CIGA Design is committed to the design and manufacture of beautifully designed timepieces. At CIGA Design, our watches go through a rigorous quality assurance procedure to ensure high quality, while ensuring durability and overall ease of use. We take these extra steps to ensure that our customers receive a value-laden product they can count on when they need it.