Co-founders Graham and Andrew said they appreciate every customer who comes to visit and they have endeavoured to make the Studio as welcoming and comfortable as possible.
Graham said: ‘When you pay us a visit you can enjoy a good old British brew or a Zero West cocktail and hear the stories behind each one of our limited edition watches.
Zero West Watches in Emsworth
‘For the mechanically minded the studio is a haven of historically poignant engineering treasures, design influences and luxuriously finished display watches.’
Graham and Andrew have a lifetime of military engineering and graphic design expertise and they both love all things historical and mechanical.
Andrew said they have been busy acquiring cool combination of pistons, pipes and metal, working or otherwise, including a custom, British-built motorbike courtesy of Foundry Motorcycles and a salvaged Mk IX Spitfire Merlin engine doubling up as a table.
He said: ‘These are more than just window dressing. They are the kinds of items from which Zero West draw inspiration.’
Zero West’s current collection of watches, defining great moments of land, sea and air, are on display, along with black and white photos and objects from the particular piece of mechanical history that directly inspired it.
The Studio is a working studio where they design the watches, create the website and marketing campaigns, build the prototypes, make the leather straps and carry out final meticulous checks, before each limited edition timepiece is shipped to one of their worldwide customers.
In short, this Old Boathouse in Emsworth isn’t just where they’ve registered their name. It’s the shipping depot, R&D lab, customer service centre and design studio. It’s where Graham and Andrew love to be. It’s their home and the petrol-pumping heart of Zero West Watches.
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