Articles in Watches

At a conceptual level, a watch is very simple: A movement moves the hands to indicate the time on a...
The technique behind the snakelike coils of Bulgari’s Serpenti watches may be older than the...
Women can count themselves fortunate that they need no longer choose between a dainty dress piece...
The German-made Buben & Zörweg Grand Collector Inbuilt (www.buben-zorweg.com) watch cabinet is...
Photo by Jean-Marc Breguet
Anita Porchet decided to become an enameler after watching her godfather craft enamel watch dials...
"This was very big work," sighs Fabrizio Stigliani, the Italian director of Bulgari’s watch-design...
While not everyone appreciates Le Corbusier’s brand of modernism (the architect once advocated...
You will not find agreement among Swiss watchmakers as to what makes a good ladies’ watch, but both...
Long considered a byword for classical but technically soporific dress watches, Breguet has shaken...
Photo by John Lawton
“When I see today’s designs,” notes Osvaldo Patrizzi, "I say, ‘What is the news?’" Patrizzi, a...
At this year’s Baselworld fair, the annual Swiss event where many of the world’s top watch brands...
When quartz technology proved its superior accu­racy in the late 1960s, the Swiss were forced to...
Two years ago, Breguet began experimenting with watch designs of a more flamboyant nature than the...
THE GIFTTwo bespoke complicated timepieces from Montblanc’s Institut Minerva de Recherche en Haute...
Whether they know it or not, many luxury-watch enthusiasts have bought a watch designed by someone...
An obsession with original development—even before the brand really possessed the capacity to do...
Rather than produce yet another decorative dragon motif or similar theme aimed at the growing...
The ladies’ Chopard Imperiale Tourbillon Full Set (www.chopard.com) showcases the Swiss brand’s...
There was a popular saying in 16th-century Germany: If you want to make trouble for yourself, take...
Finding success with evocative watch design, Baume & Mercier is expanding its selection of...

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