Limited edition of 8 pieces.
When the past meets the future, something beautiful happens. It’s called the present. In these unique
times, we are constantly being challenged to explore new ways of perceiving the now. Dropping on
June 8 th , 2020, the SOONOW INSTANT RAINBOW by HYT tells this intensely contemporary, fluid
story in a captivating, colorful way. Time’s intrinsic flow presents itself as a broad spectrum of
possibility. “Now” potentially lasts forever, as it continually becomes what was “soon” just a moment
ago. Stopping and preserving time are as illusory as scheduling and prolonging a rainbow. All we can
do is enjoy the beauty of both phenomena as they appear to us.
This multi-colored timepiece, integrating the HYT patented fluidic module, shows time and light
performing their intrinsic magic, just as a ray of light interacts with water drop to create a rainbow. Its
design is rooted in the truth that both are in constant motion. Its message is that both should always
be appreciated and never restrained. Yellow and blue, two of the three primary colors, trace the paths
of elapsed and future time respectively. The other colors of the rainbow spread across and around the
dial with refined gradual shading. Light dances with 668 sapphires, amethysts and tsavorites in 14
color variations. In combination with the violet anodized titanium dial, covered with 313 18-carat yellow
gold pins, this heightens the overall radiance of the mesmerizing, three-dimensional whole.
At a time when circumstances challenge us to focus gratefully on life, the styling of the skeleton on the
dial of the SOONOW INSTANT RAINBOW has a hypnotic quality. Its right eye shows the power
reserve progressing smoothly through the entire color spectrum, as does the seconds indicator in the
other socket. Different monochrome Super-LumiNova outlines, around the openings for the eyes,
nose and mouth, draw gazes. And, almost as a tongue-in-cheek reference to the hoped-for pot of gold
at the end of the rainbow, is a grin full of solid gold teeth. These, and all times, should be looked
straight in the eye from a place of wonder and hope.