Dec 182014
 
Steampunk timepieces by Das Kabinett Watches

Dutch Steampunk watchmaker Rodin van Lies-hout founded Das Kabinett Watches  in 2008 after becoming aware of Steampunk culture. Since then he has been designing and building wearable timepieces and taking his inspiration from “Jules Verne, fairy-tales Victorian times, but also the decades of 1900 to 1950″.…

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Dec 172014
 
Nevo minimalist smartwatch

The Nevo is a smartwatch that combines activity tracking and phone notifications but using a minimalist analogue design.
In order to track activity goals this smartwatch uses eleven bright white LED indicators which have been embedded around the névo dial.…

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Dec 152014
 
Quirky Projects Twirler watch has offset hands.

At first you could be forgiven for thinking that reading the time is not an easy task with this Projects Twirler watch.
It appears to be a bit disconcerting but although its a quirky design its not that difficult to read. Basically the hands of the Projects Twirler have moved outward from the center of the dial and angled at 30 °.…

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Dec 142014
 
HYT H1 Alumen Blue

The HYT H1 Alumen Blue, a new version of this unusual watch using liquid to tell the time.
Fluids and mechanical watch technology do not go so well together. So how does someone get it into their head to take a liquid reservoir and put it in a watch case? In 2002, that was exactly what Lucien Vouillamoz wanted . He had already been pondering for a while the idea for a “water watch”. 
The problem was how to use clepsydra (the Latin word for a watch or clock that tells the time by means of running water), in a portable, waterproof watch was casting..…

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Dec 122014
 
Giuliano Mazzuoli releases watch made of marble.

Cradle of the Renaissance and home to some of the greatest masters of the arts the world has ever known, Florence is a showcase of magnificence. Giuliano Mazzuoli is proud of his Florentine roots, and when asked what does the wondrous place he comes from inspire him to create, this time the answer comes from a piece of marble extracted from the caves of the Apuan Alps in Carrara located just 100 km from Florence.…

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Dec 082014
 
12 Classic Watch Designs from 1910's -80's

This a chronological list of classic watch designs that have achieved their status because of their historical significance or enduring fame.
Dating from the turn of the 20th century through to the 1980′s.
These watches vary greatly in design and style ranging from small refined dress watches to chunkier sports watches but all have in common their recognition as classic watches for one reason or another.…

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Dec 052014
 
Artya watches for 2014.

Artya is an unusual watch brand that creates “watch art” by employing two teams of people in their workshop, one team is made up of artists and the other watchmakers together they come up with some very interesting designs, here are a couple of new Artya watches for 2014.…

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Dec 032014
 
Romain Jerome Batman watch features the bat signal.

For the 75th anniversary of Batman, the Swiss watchmaker Romain Jerome unveiled this limited edition DNA Batman watch in a series of 75 watches in homage to the age of Bruce Wayne, with a dial that bears the emblem of Batman in black lacquer.
Bruce Wayne by day, by night; Batman: Gotham City’s protector turned into international cultural icon thanks to his strength, intellect and will to fight evil.…

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Dec 012014
 
Jacob Jensen Curve features clean, elegant design.

Jacob Jensen the man behind the design studio is best known for his work with Bang and Olufsen. It’s been a while since the Jacob Jensen design studio launched a whole new watch line, but the Jacob Jensen Curve series has now been launched and presents clean lines and elegant design, Jacob Jensen watch designs follow the credo of form follows function. The Jacob Jensen Curve received “honourable mention” at the prestigious reddot design awards 2014.…

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Nov 152014
 
The BOLT-68, a bullhead watch that converts into a pocket watch.

Bomberg is a  fairly new watch brand, being established  in 2012 in Neuchâtel, the heart of Swiss watchmaking.
For 2014 they introduced the BOLT-68 collection. Its an interesting and unconventional watch in the mold of the ‘Bullhead’ design which originally started appearing in the 60′s but is still being used even by major brands, Omega having recently released an updated version of their model, the Omega Seamaster Bullhead, which you can read about along with other Bullhead designs here.…

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Nov 132014
 
MB&F's latest 'machine' the HM6 is inspired by 80's Japanese cartoon.

Captain Future is a science fictional hero – originally published in self-titled American pulp magazines between 1940 and 1951 and authored by Edmond Hamilton. In 1978, Toei Animation of Japan produced a Captain Future anime TV series of 53 episodes, based on 13 original Hamilton stories which was dubbed into several languages and proved very popular, particularly in French.…

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