Over the centuries, watchmakers have exploited nearly every conceivable technique for the design and decoration of timepieces; thus, when Philippe Delhotal, artistic and creative directo
The new Tourbillon 24 Secondes Contemporain from Greubel Forsey is technically very close to the fast rotating tourbillon the brand released in 2007.
While minute repeater construction is a subjective art form at some companies, at Jaeger-LeCoultre it is absolutely a science.
For the 125th anniversary of the Geneva Seal (Poinçon de Genève), the famous watchmaking manufacturing standard, Swiss watchmaker Chopard has released a commemorative L.U
Formula One driver and Audemars Piguet brand ambassador Sébastien Buemi was the inspiration for the Swiss watchmaker’s Royal Oak Offshore Sébastien Buemi limited edition.
When viewed from the front of its case, the Piaget Altiplano Skeleton (www.piaget.com) appears similar to traditional skeleton
More than a few eyebrows were raised among the collectors who gathered recently in Dubai at the world’s largest suspended aquarium for the unveiling of Blancpain’s latest timepiece: The r
As long as humans have been forming gold into precious objects, goldsmiths have struggled to offset the metal’s softness.
Triumphs Inside the Watch Industry’s Eastward Lean
Manufacture d’horlogerie Breguet celebrates the 200th anniversary of the creation of the world’s first wristwatch, which it produced for the queen of Naples, Napoléon Bon
Known best for futuristic watchcases resembling frogs, owls, and even jet engines, MB&F has released a new series of timepieces called Legacy Machines that displays far more traditional design
As Aston Martin reconsiders its AMR-One LMP1 sports car racing project, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new AMVOX5 World Chronograph LMP1 ($20,900) continues waving the green flag.
Chopard’s fifth limited-edition Jacky Ickx watch was developed with input from its namesake racing legend to evoke the spirit of classic car racing.
Much of America’s industrialization during the early 19th century can be credited to Oliver Evans, a Delaware-tborn inventor of the high-pressure steam engine, though it was a proclamation that he
Steven Grotell knows the value of keeping a low profile.
At one time, the most impressive feature of nearly every coveted timepiece was the decorative art it showcased.
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
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 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.
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.
A panicked school of fish inspired the mechanical display that Denis Giguet designed for the Harry Winston Opus Eleven (
This fall, about 50 pieces from the Edouard and Maurice Sandoz Foundation collection will venture out of Switzerland for the first time, taking up temporary residence from October 26 through Novem
After teaming up last year to celebrate Ermenegildo Zegna’s centennial, the Italian fashion house has paired yet again with acclaimed Swiss watchmaker Girard-Perregaux, this time
Vacheron Constantin watches first arrived on American shores i
A doctor of psychology, educator, economist, management consultant specializing in consumer psychology, and self-described "serial entrepreneur," Thomas Mao prides himself on bridging cu