The Hublot Big Bang Tourbillon SR_A by Samuel Ross signifies a blend of art, creativity, and design, reflecting an organic and cyclical process of innovation and refinement. Samuel Ross, recognized as a radically distinct, generational artist, contributes his evolving creativity to the meticulous construction of this watch. His approach integrates precision, clarity, and choice through an industrial language, marking a harmonious collision of materials, fusion, and aesthetics. This timepiece is the fruit of a tenacious collaboration between Hublot and Ross, evolving through a three-year engineering process that has wrought innovations from case to crown, dial, strap, and bezel.
Ross has intricately worked on detailing, turning the watch case into a gray monochrome ensemble complemented by rubber straps available in various colors, enhancing its industrial appearance. Components of the watch are adorned in shiny micro-blasted titanium, harmonized with subtle incorporations like a gray rubber overmolded crown and a neutral shade for the tourbillon bridge, allowing versatile pairings with the straps. The design ethos echoes a symphony of the organic with industrial elements, promoting a balance forged through innovative manipulations of traditional and hyper-technical elements. Inspired by nature’s sacred geometry, Ross applies hexagonal honeycomb shapes, emphasizing natural governing patterns and synthesizing them with the watch’s functionality and aesthetics.
Each design element within the Hublot Big Bang Tourbillon SR_A by Samuel Ross, from titanium plates to the aerodynamic shapes, is meticulously curated to manifest a durable, ergonomic, and incredibly lightweight object that embodies motion and precision. The timepiece operates on the Manufacture HUB6035 caliber, with 282 components ensuring an impeccable 72-hour power reserve, encapsulating the essence of technical brilliance and design expertise. This testament to artistic ingenuity and technological prowess is available in a limited edition, showcasing fifty unique pieces, each reflecting Ross’s dedication to evolving creativity and precise refinement in watchmaking.