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STYLE
Uniform Wares' New Swiss-Made Watches
After much acclaim for their minimalist, refined aesthetic—with innovative flourishes—the London design team behind Uniform Wares watches has upgraded their timepieces to all Swiss-made components. Since launching the brand five years ago, founders...
DESIGN
MB&F Horological Machine No. 6: Space Pirate
Max Büsser, the man behind some of the most unusual timepieces in the world, says that "no one needs a watch to tell time." Instead, he thinks about the watches his company MB&F (Maximilian Büsser and friends) creates as a collaborative process in...
DESIGN
Bulgari Octo Maserati Chronograph
This year innovative Italian automaker Maserati celebrates 100 years and coincidentally, fellow Italian Bulgari are commemorating 130 years of advanced watchmaking. The iconic brands' simultaneous anniversaries have led to the launch a fancy collaboration...
DESIGN
Miansai Swiss Movement Men's Watches
In addition to furthering their beautiful core watch designs, today, Miami-based accessories brand Miansai has upgraded their insides with a Swiss-made Ronda quartz movement. This latest line, the M12 Swiss, comes in stainless steel and PVD copper...
TECH
Monitor World Cup Scores With HotBlack Smartwatch
Created by physicist—and avid soccer enthusiast—Richard Hoptroff after 15 years of tinkering with intricately complicated timepieces, the HotBlack smartwatch aims to keep wearers connected to their favorite soccer team, whether live at the match...
DESIGN
CT Scuderia's City Racer Chronographs
Third generation watchmaker Enrico Margaritelli, founder and CEO of Contatempo Scuderia—better known as CT Scuderia—embodies the fundamental element that make his watches distinct: modern, yet rooted in history. Margaritelli launched the brand in...
DESIGN
JS Watch Co. Reykjavik
A quiet, colorful city at first glance, Reykjavik bubbles with creativity—just like the geothermal activity under its feet. As the cultural hub of Iceland, the city houses every type of designer, from fashion to furniture and, in this case, watches...
DESIGN
Baselworld 2014: Filson's First Watch Collection
The momentum at Filson is palpable and exciting. Our Cool Hunting Video visit to Seattle in June 2013 captured the brand’s new headquarters the week it opened and the company has continued to evolve their core products, launched a bicycle, a customized...
STYLE
Schofield Watch Company: Blacklamp
Since Schofield Watch Company's Signalman was released, its designer Giles Ellis has been riding his self-made wave of design-inspired success right into the upper echelons of modern horology. With his second timepiece, the Blacklamp, Ellis has taken...
DESIGN
Analog Watch Co.
by Bridget Harrington Rector The understated but stunning Carpenter Collection by Analog Watch Co. consists of four wooden watches with soft, flexible straps. Several contradictions might be identified in these timepieces: They are classic yet...
STYLE
Braun's Iconic LCD Watch Reborn
In 1978 Braun issued the digital DW30 watch with a groundbreaking style departure designed by Dieter Rams and Dietrich Lubs. Retired in 1981, only 8,500 were made (4,500 first edition and 4,000 second edition), and most were sold in Germany. There...
DESIGN
Interesting Complications in Watchmaking
by HODINKEE Some seriously complicated watches have been unveiled recently—and we're not just talking perpetual calendars and minute repeaters. We're talking about entirely novel ways to count and tell time by utilizing new power systems, integrating...
STYLE
Baselworld 2013: Innovation
Industry firsts are a hallmark of the Baselworld watch fair. Companies are eager to show off their latest complications, materials and designs. Innovation can be found in all corners of the market, and here are a few that we think merit notice...
STYLE
Tag Heuer MikroPendulumS Concept Chronograph
The latest concept from TAG Heuer has been unveiled at Baselworld, showing off an innovative new direction for the tourbillon construction. Hailed for their beauty and complexity, tourbillon movements can occasionally favor style over substance...
STYLE
Ressence Type 3 Watch
Benoît Mintiens—founder and designer of Ressence—released today the Type 3. Yet another reason to get excited for Baselworld, we're blown away by the visual appeal and remarkable mechanics that Mintiens and team have given to the growing community...
STYLE
Xetum Kendrick Collection
Jeff Kuo founded Xetum to create watches with fresh, California-inspired, modern design and old school Swiss craftsmanship. Launched in 2009, the watches are immediately recognizable, marked by unadorned, lugless cases and simple dials. Inspiration...
CULTURE
George Daniels: A Master Watchmaker and his Art
by James Lamdin Considered by many to be the greatest watchmaker of the 20th century, and also singularly responsible for keeping modern mechanical watchmaking alive during the invasion of mass-produced electronic quartz wristwatches, George Daniels...
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