TAKATA Lemnos Inc. was founded in 1947 in Takaoka-city, Toyama Prefecture, Japan. Hiroshi Takata chose the name Lemnos for his company and brand: The Greek Island of Lemnos in ancient mythology is home to the god Hephaistos, the god of all craftsmen.

"A clock is not only for telling us time, a clock is a masterpiece of craftsmenship and design. It forms space. It is not a fading fashion, it is timeless".

Following this principle Lemnos products are made carefully by our craftsmen finely honed skillful techniques in Japan. Bringing out the attractiveness of the materials to the maximum and creating fine products, winning numerous Design Awards since 1989.