When Swiss designers Bruno Belamich and Carlos Rosillo launched the Bell & Ross (www.bellross.com) timepiece brand in 199
An obsession with original development—even before the brand really possessed the capacity to do such things—led Carl F.
The technique behind the snakelike coils of Bulgari’s Serpenti watches may be older than the company itself.
Two years ago, Breguet began experimenting with watch designs of a more flamboyant nature than the classic cases, dials, and movements that have long characterized the brand.
“When I see today’s designs,” notes Osvaldo Patrizzi, "I say, ‘What is the news?’" Patrizzi, a watch expert and the CEO of Geneva-based Patrizzi & Co.
“The avant-garde has established itself,” says Urwerk designerMartin Frei.
Women can count themselves fortunate that they need no longer choose between a dainty dress piece and a man’s watch that has been shrunken and ringed with diamonds.
While not everyone appreciates Le Corbusier’s brand of modernism (the architect once advocated razing the center of Paris to build high-rises), few could find fault with th
The ladies’ Chopard Imperiale Tourbillon Full Set (www.chopard.com) showcases the Swiss brand’s jewell
The German-made Buben & Zörweg Grand Collector Inbuilt (www.buben-zorweg.com) watch cabinet i
THE GIFTTwo bespoke complicated timepieces from Montblanc’s Institut Minerva de Recherche en Haute Horlogerie.
Finding success with evocative watch design, Baume & Mercier is expanding its selection of Capeland chronographs, which are sure to appeal to anyone who has an eye for classic-era wristwatches
Ermenegildo Zegna’s latest watches, an entry-level chronograph and diver’s watch, seem plucked from the collective subconscious of Italian watch enthusiasts over the last several
The new Bovet Amadeo Fleurier 46 Rising Star (www.bovet-fleurier.ch), the Swiss firm known for i
“If you erase the logo, every Swiss dress watch is the same,” complains Fabrizio Stigliani, who heads the watch-design department at Bulgari.
Burberry’s many fans will probably enjoy the visual interest of the company’s new watch, the Britain, for its octagonal bezel, baton hands, and numeral typography.
In keeping with the sleek body refinements seen on the Vitesse, the latest convertible Veyron unveiled by Bugatti, watchmaker Parmigiani Fleurier has added new aesthetic treatment
The current CEO of the Geneva-based watch brand Romain Jerome, Manuel Emch, describes his company in the years before he was hired as "some kind of design-and-marketing laboratory." Unde
When Bulgari acquired the Swiss watch brand Daniel Roth two years ago, the fit seemed an odd one given the traditional style of the watchmaker’s timepieces and the bold designs made by t