Articles in Watches

When Swiss designers Bruno Belamich and Carlos Rosillo launched the Bell & Ross (www.bellross....
Photo by John Lawton
“The avant-garde has established itself,” says Urwerk designerMartin Frei. "We were not the only...
Photo by Ted Morrison
Techniques Horlogères Appliquées, received word that his longtime client, Carl F. Bucherer, would...
Never has so much been performed by so many for so few. This perversion of Winston Churchill’s...
  Nearly 15 years ago, a college professor told Eric Loth, founder of the Graham watch brand, that...
Photo by Jeff Harris
Horse racing became a modern sport on September 1, 1821. That afternoon, at the Champ de Mars in...
Incessant intercontinental travel is a fact of life that separates our generation from those...
The technique behind the snakelike coils of Bulgari’s Serpenti watches may be older than the...
At a conceptual level, a watch is very simple: A movement moves the hands to indicate the time on a...
The German-made Buben & Zörweg Grand Collector Inbuilt (www.buben-zorweg.com) watch cabinet is...
Women can count themselves fortunate that they need no longer choose between a dainty dress piece...
Photo by Jean-Marc Breguet
Anita Porchet decided to become an enameler after watching her godfather craft enamel watch dials...
While not everyone appreciates Le Corbusier’s brand of modernism (the architect once advocated...
"This was very big work," sighs Fabrizio Stigliani, the Italian director of Bulgari’s watch-design...
You will not find agreement among Swiss watchmakers as to what makes a good ladies’ watch, but both...
Photo by John Lawton
“When I see today’s designs,” notes Osvaldo Patrizzi, "I say, ‘What is the news?’" Patrizzi, a...
Long considered a byword for classical but technically soporific dress watches, Breguet has shaken...
At this year’s Baselworld fair, the annual Swiss event where many of the world’s top watch brands...
Two years ago, Breguet began experimenting with watch designs of a more flamboyant nature than the...
When quartz technology proved its superior accu­racy in the late 1960s, the Swiss were forced to...

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