Press releases

Rado Star Prize Austria 2017 winner revealed

Flora Miranda wins with avant-garde fashion design

Making time tangible – this is the goal of Austrian fashion designer Flora Miranda, whose work deals with the investigation of immaterial bodies. Her idea for the Rado Star Prize Austria was the “Time Warp” dress, a volatile, moulded body that seems to dissolve into particles and break our rigid concept of time. 

Inaugural Rado Star Prize UK winners announced

Judges’ Winner and Public Vote Winner revealed

Rado is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural UK edition of the Rado Star Prize. Both the Judges’ Winner and Public Vote Winner will receive a Rado Ceramica for their achievements.

Another up-and-coming tennis talent joins Rado

Jason Wu is the latest Rado YoungStar

A new YoungStar has been born: Rado is proud to welcome rising tennis star Jason Wu as the latest addition to the Rado YoungStar programme. Jason made history on 10 September 2017 by becoming the first Chinese player to win the U.S. Open Boys’ Singles title.

Rado Star Prize France 2017

Rado and Paris Design Week 2017 award the Prix du Public

On Saturday 9th September 2017, the Swiss watchmaking brand Rado, in association with Paris Design Week, awarded the Rado Star Prize France 2017 – Prix du Jury to Julien Manaira for his project ‘The once Liquid Plastic’ and the Rado Star Prize France 2017 - Prix du Public to Dimitry Hlinka for the project ‘Silhouette’. 

Design Prize Switzerland 2017/18

Up-and-coming Swiss designers nominated for the Rado Star Prize for Young Talents

With over 142 entries from all design disciplines, the Rado Star Prize for Young Talents is the biggest category in Design Prize Switzerland. Seven finalist projects will be on display from 3 November in Langenthal, Switzerland, accompanied by an exclusive new line of design-driven watches by Rado. 

Rado Star Prize France 2017

Rado Star Prize France 2017

The finalists have been chosen in the Rado Star Prize France 2017, and one particularly poetic object has been selected as the winner of the prix du jury.

A new way to share the love

Brand ambassador Tang Wei launches couple’s watches

Rado launched this brand new pair of couple’s watches at a glamorous event in Chao Hotel in Beijing yesterday. Rado CEO Matthias Breschan was joined by Rado ambassador Tang Wei for the presentation of this perfectly polished pair of timekeepers.

2017 Rado Star Prize U.S. winner announced

Young designer wows with unique materials story

“Kera”, a modular storage system with a unique materials story, has been named the winning project of the 2017 Rado Star Prize U.S. Designed by recent Pratt Institute graduate Elisia Langdon, “Kera” impressed the jury with its stylish, useful and environmentally-conscious design concept. 

Lovely & lightweight

Rado True Thinline for top-notch style on and off court

As an avid supporter of tennis, Swiss watchmaker Rado understands that pursuing an active lifestyle shouldn't have to mean sacrificing style. This is why the brand is expanding its True Thinline collection with two new timepieces suitable for a variety of looks both on and off court.

Time to celebrate dad

Two Rado timepieces for the perfect Father’s Day gift

Swiss watchmaker Rado is presenting a duo of dapper timepieces to help you celebrate Father’s Day. Featuring handsome angular lines and avant-garde high-tech ceramic construction, the Rado Ceramica is the perfect addition to the modern man’s wardrobe.

Rado Star Prize France 2017

Rado renews its commitment to Paris Design Week

Rado is a brand known internationally for its association with the world of design, as a promoter of design initiatives and young talents through its Rado Star Prize competition. Following in this tradition, Rado is pleased to open the call for entries for the fifth edition of the Rado Star Prize France. 

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Rado

Swiss watchmaker features two timepieces for the ideal Mother’s Day gift

Swiss watchmaker Rado is presenting a pair of eyecatching timepieces to help you celebrate Mother’s Day. The True Diamonds features the classic design of the Rado True family combined with the brand’s beautiful avant-garde high-tech ceramic construction.

Spring colours in Moscow

True Thinline Colours launch with Yulia Peresild

Rado’s new brand ambassador Yulia Peresild joined the Swiss watchmaker for the unveiling of its new True Thinline Colour collection in Moscow. A star performer of the State Theatre of Nations, the young Russian actress felt perfectly at home at the renowned theatre’s New Space, the contemporary venue in the heart of historic Moscow where the event took place. Yulia appeared wearing the new Rado True Thinline.

RADO STAR PRIZE ITALY

RADO STAR PRIZE ITALY 2017 WINNER ANNOUNCED

Istituto Marangoni student Mijal Lebel has been named the winner of the Rado Star Prize 2017. Run by avant-garde Swiss watchmaker Rado, the competition invited students in the school's Interior, Industrial or Fashion Design departments to create innovative objects for the consumer of the future.

Rado wins 2017 Red Dot Product Design Award

Relaunched Rado Ceramica steals the spotlight

The iconic Rado Ceramica has been honored with the 2017 Red Dot Product Design award, proving yet again the brand's mastery of cutting-edge design and materials.

RADO TRUE BLAZE

Rado has joined forces with in-demand American interior designer Sam Amoia – with glittering results. The new True Blaze features Amoia’s signature style housed in one of Rado’s most sought-after watch designs.

RADO HYPERCHROME CAPTAIN COOK

Rado is continuing its retro revival with the relaunch of its Captain Cook collection. A reinterpretation of a Rado watch collection from the 1960s, the new HyperChrome Captain Cook family offers a trio of vintage-inspired timekeepers for men and women

RADO DIAMASTER POWER RESERVE

Rado is known in the watchmaking world for its avant-garde designs and unexpected use of cutting-edge materials. The new DiaMaster Power Reserve now lets the beauty and craftsmanship of what lies inside a Rado also come to the fore.

PORTRAITS OF TIME

Four emerging style statements have been identified by renowned trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort, and Rado’s newest timepieces embody them perfectly. In Portraits of Time, Edelkoort explores Rado’s latest collection alongside these four different style atmospheres.

HIGH-TECH CERAMIC HUES

Favoured by luxury watchmakers for its incredible marriage of hardness and lightness, high-tech ceramic offers the opportunity to make a unique style statement – easy to achieve with Rado's range of seven captivating colours.

RADO TRUE STRATUM

Rado has added another collaborative creation to its collection: the Rado True Stratum, jointly developed with Austrian designer Rainer Mutsch. This exclusive timepiece sees Mutsch's trademark style housed inside Rado's popular True watch family.

RADO TRUE PHOSPHO

Together with Swiss design studio Big-Game, Rado has created the True Phospho: a limited edition timepiece featuring Big-Game’s signature design approach as applied to one of Rado's most popular watch families.

RADO CERAMICA

Last year Rado updated the iconic Ceramica with a contemporary new look for the current zeitgeist. Now two new additions to the Ceramica family have arrived and are ready to make a bold impact on the wrist.

Rado Star Prize Italy 2017

Rado and Istituto Marangoni shape the future of design

Swiss watchmaker Rado and renowned Italian design school Istituto Marangoni are pleased to announce "2117 – The world of fashion and design in 100 years". This exhibition, which will take place during Milan Design Week (4-9 April 2017), focuses on three finalist works from the Rado Star Prize Italy 2017.

Rado and Yulia Peresild

Russian star of screen and stage joins Rado as global ambassador

Rado is pleased to announce that Russian actress Yulia Peresild has joined the pioneering Swiss watch brand as a global ambassador.  

Rado Star Prize U.S. 2017

Second year of partnership with NYCxDESIGN and WantedDesign

Design-driven Swiss watchmaker Rado is pleased to announce its continued sponsorship as the official watch brand of NYCxDESIGN. As part of NYCxDESIGN, Rado will work with WantedDesign, a platform dedicated to promoting design with two showcases in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Together with WantedDesign, Rado will launch the second U.S. edition of the Rado Star Prize, which is held internationally to promote the work of young designers. 

Introducing the Rado True Thinline Colours

Four romantic hues to adorn your wrist

Rado's thinnest-ever timepieces are getting a colourful new look. The Swiss watchmaker's super slim True Thinline collection has added chic models in four colourful new high-tech ceramic variatons.

Rado DiaMaster Grande Seconde

Classic timepieces for a gentlemanly aesthetic

Rado is adding two new timepieces to its distinctive DiaMaster Grande Seconde family – welcome news for watch aficionados who cultivate a gentlemanly aesthetic.

A watch to love for a lifetime

The Rado True for him and her on Valentine’s Day

Share the love this Valentine’s Day with the Rado True. Crafted from high gloss, scratch resistant high-tech ceramic, these “his and hers” timepieces from the Rado True collection are gifts that will stand the test of time.

RADO DIAMASTER GRANDE SECONDE

Rado is adding two new timepieces to its distinctive DiaMaster Grande Seconde family – welcome news for watch aficionados who cultivate a gentlemanly aesthetic.

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