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Conveying the understanding of time through design
Original Chinese Design Wristwatch Brand
Born in Shenzhen - the most established watch manufacturing supply chain.
Committing to original design methods with “logical unpredictability” as the principle of design, redefining wristwatch to become a fashion accessory.
Satisfying the young generation consumers and appealing to their need to express themselves.
Initiate products vitality through design
Obtained over 50 national invention, utility model and design patents. Received 9 Red Dot awards, 2 iF Product Design Awards, 3 German Design Awards, the only Winner of both Red Dot Award and German Design Award in the field of wristwatches, the first Chinese brand to be chosen for the Official Preselection in the “Oscars of watch industry”, the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève Awards. CIGA Design has continued to strive standing by their core values, generating great sales numbers through their many outstanding creations.
From China’s Xiaomi crowdfunding to becoming the highest funded project in American’s INDIEGOGO watch category, CIGA is recognized as the “dark horse” in the wristwatch industry.
Great Designs Are Preferred
Since 2018
Gained investments from world fortune 500 companies such as JD.com
and Xiaomi, it is also the only wristwatch brand invested by JD.com
Messenger Of Mechanical Artistic Aesthetics
CIGA Design complies to unique design language
Depicting modern mechanical artistic aesthetics
Allowing traditional wristwatches to flourish with new life

Zhang Jianmin

Founder of CIGA Design

● China’s Top 10 Industrial Designer

● One of the pioneers of China’s industrial Design

● Professor of Southern University of Science and

   Technology SDIM Institute

 

●  Member of IDSA

●  (Industrial Designers Society of America)
Recipient of China Design

  Contribution Gold Award
Recipient of China Design

 Contribution Gold Award

 

Zhang Jianmin, founder of CIGA Design, is a well-known multi-field designer. He has served in the Beijing Olympics, Shanghai Expo, and Shenzhen Universiade. His works are in various fields such as buildings, graphics, products, and so on, and the love for watches drives him to build his own designer watch brand CIGA Design after his 26 years of professional career. He contributes to his original intention and love using ingenuity, interprets the ingenuity spirit focusing on mechanical art with unique designing language, and inherits the Bauhaus design concept of "form follows function", making mechanical art watches no longer luxuries, but affordable by everyone. In the future, CIGA Design, standing together with customers, will create a more wonderful, superior, and revolutionary global well-known watch brand of China. 

BRAND HlSTORY

CIGA Design Histroy


2013 —

 In July, CIGA Design launched the first wristwatch: QX series double handed watch. 

In the same year, the QX series won the German Red Dot award.

In October, CIGA Design single-hand watch won the Red Dot best of best award of  

  2015 — 

  In June, CIGA Design compass watch won the German Red Dot Product Design Award  

2017

In March, CIGA Design mechanical watch MY 

series won the gold award of iF Design Award in Germany in 2017 

In March, CIGA Design mechanical watch C series· all hollowed-out won 

the design award in German Red Dot in 2017 

In November, CIGA Design mechanical watch C series 

Land the XIAOMI Crowdfunding for the first time, achieved the sold out results in the first day 

  2019

In March, CIGA Design mechanical watch o series · Way of Circle and Square  

Won the iF Product Design Award in Germany in 2019 

In March, CIGA Design settled into the global most beautiful bookstore — Japanese Tsutaya Books – Daikanyama Store 

In July, CIGA Design mechanical watch T ·series launched on the XIAOMI Crowdfunding 

The crowdfunding is sold out ahead of time with crowdfunding amount of 9.16 million in five days        

In August, CIGA Design and the palace culture of the Palace Museum 

Co-launched the CIGA Design mechanical watch C series,        

special hollowed-out version with place culture characteristics         

In September, CIGA Design participated in Maison & Objet Paris 

In September, CIGA Design single needle series, earth style 

Shortlisted for the 19th GPHG (Grand Prixd'Horlogerie de Genève) Challenge Award         

Become the first Chinese brand to be shortlisted for the award In October         

CIGA Design mechanical watch · Z series won the “Outstanding Prize” in 2020 German National Design Award 

In December, CIGA Design mechanical watch Z series · titanium alloy version

Landed on the INDIGOGO Crowdfunding platform in the United States,        

and was rated as the team's favorite project by the platform, ranking first        

Crowdfunding performance creates new high among the platform categories        

CIGA Design was founded in 2012

— In November, Chinese original designer wristwatch 

CIGA Design was established

2014

— In March, Participated in the International Watch and Jewellery Exhibition-Basel Watch Fair in Switzerland

— In September, CIGA Design Pulse Watch won the German Red Dot Design Award

2016

— In March, CIGA Design was invited by the Palace Museum to customize commemorative watches with the elements of the Palace Museum

— In July, CIGA Design Moon Phase Watch won the German Red Dot Product Design Award

— In August, Shenzhen Innovation Co., Ltd. was established

The company has original designer brand CIGA Design, headquartered in Shenzhen

— In September, Participated in the Hong Kong Watch Fair

— In November, JD Financial Investment CIGA Design

CIGA Design became an investment project unanimously approved in JD’s "100-10-1" plan, be the only domestic watch brand invested by JD.com

2018

— In March, CIGA Design Unibody all ceramic wristwatch series won

the design award in the 2018 German Red Dot

— In March, CIGA Design participated in the international watch and jewelry hall exhibition – Baselworld

— In May, CIGA Design mechanical watch · MY series was selected as the

official customized gift by iF Organizing Committee of Germany

— In May CIGA Design mechanical watch · my series has products in XIAOMI Youpin

The crowdfunding is successively completed with crowdfunding 8.25 million

— In May, CIGA Design became the business strategic partner of JD Fashion in 2018

And it was the only Chinese wristwatch brand signed on the spot on that day

— In June, CIGA Design won XIUI investment

— In July, CIGA Design original wristwatch won the concept award in 2018 German Red Dot 

— In October, auto brand Bentley selected CIGA Design

mechanical watch · MY series as Bentley's customized gifts

— In November, CIGA Design mechanical watch · C series won the "Special Prize" in 2019 German National Design Award

MY series won the "Outstanding Prize" in the 2019 German National Design Award

— In December, CIGA Design mechanical watch · Z series in XIAOMI

The crowdfunding is successively completed with crowdfunding 6.08 million

2020

— In July, CIGA Design mechanical watch J series · Zen,

the packaging won the design award in the German Red Dot

— In August, CIGA Design mechanical watch,

the first women's watch CIGA Design R series, Danish Rose, was launched

— In September, auto brand Bentley again selected CIGA Design

mechanical watch · Z series as Bentley's customized gift

— In September, CIGA Design star's popular z-series edge · exploration

version was launched on the market

— In October, CIGA Design participated in the 28th China (Shenzhen)

International Gifts, Handicrafts, Watches & Housewares Fair