The final collection of the Megapod watches, designed by Alexandre Peraldi, marks a significant moment for Ikepod, a brand renowned for its innovative and futuristic designs since the 1990s. Founded by Marc Newson, Ikepod revolutionized the watchmaking industry with concepts like limited-edition production and oversized watch diameters, drawing inspiration from the Cartier “mystery clocks” of the early 20th century. This final edition consists of 100 watches in seven unique variations, embodying the brand’s tradition of creativity and distinction.
The Megapod Hour Glass collection celebrates and concludes the Megapod series, which was initially launched in 2020. This series updated the iconic Megapode watch with modern elements while paying homage to its original design. The limited edition Megapod Hour Glass, featuring an hourglass-shaped second hand, embodies the theme of the impermanence of time, a consistent motif in Ikepod’s design narrative. These watches come equipped with a Miyota 9039 movement, large hour and minute hands, a transparent back, and are available with silicone or optional steel straps.
In addition to its technical and aesthetic features, each watch in this final collection includes a signed certificate that details the production specifics, enhancing its value as a collectible item. As Ikepod nears its 30th anniversary in 2024, this farewell to the Megapod collection not only honors the brand’s innovative legacy but also signals a forward-looking approach to high-end, conceptual watchmaking.