Steven Grotell knows the value of keeping a low profile.
Tsavorites arranged in the form of creepers, blue sapphires shaped like leaves, and pink sapphires representing flowers adorn the 18-karat-white-gold case and band of the $215,000
The steel Manero CentralChrono ($7,100) by Carl F.
In an effort to rethink watchmaking for the 21st century, Jorg Hysek of HD3 created the groundbreaking Slyde watch concept, which is born of the smartphone age.
Nearly 80 international designers and artists, including Damien Hirst and Maarten Baas, created their expressions and interpretations of the concept of time for a
A shoal of herring may be an apt metaphor for Swiss watch companies, which can turn their designs on a dime in unison at a sign of an approaching threat.
Even before he joined the company, Christian Selmoni had a clear idea of what he thought a Vacheron Constantin wristwatch ought to look like.
A panicked school of fish inspired the mechanical display that Denis Giguet designed for the Harry Winston Opus Eleven (
It has been said that you do not need a wristwatch in the modern age—unless you need to know what time it is somewhere else.
"It is inconceivable that a man with my professional background and experience would not jump into it," says Hublot technical director Mathias Buttet.