January 17, 2012

Old Watches Get New Lives Through Dimitrie Vicovanu, Master Restorer

Dimitrie Vicovanu, like a specialized surgeon, goes into the inner worlds of wristwatches, restoring the old and nonticking to near perfection.
January 17, 2012

Trey and Jenny Laird’s Revamped Manhattan Brownstone

Designer Jeffrey Bilhuber brings a mod version of 19th-century eclecticism to the storied townhouse of the ad executive and his wife
January 16, 2012

Prestigious Prize Ticks Toward a New Credibility

The Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix has been criticized in the past for perceived favoritism of certain brands, but its 2011 selection appears to have convinced even the skeptics.
January 16, 2012

Timepieces Made Specially for the Facebook Crowd

The scion of an old Swiss watchmaking family sells his watches online and markets them through Facebook and Twitter, a novelty in the mostly exclusive world of independent watchmakers.
January 16, 2012

Lots of Novelties Heading to Geneva Show

Swiss watch companies just finished a banner year, but they will offer a number of new inventions to help keep interest high as the global economy remains uncertain.
January 16, 2012

Year of the Dragon Is the Time to Strike

Fearful of a downturn in the Chinese economy, makers of luxury watches are hoping to profit from the new year and its auspicious animal symbol.
January 16, 2012

Independents Do It Their Own Way

An easy-to-overlook community of independent watchmakers operates in the shadows of the business, far from the klieg lights that shine on their name-brand competitors.
January 16, 2012

Chinese Wealth Shows in Higher Watch Auction Prices

Interest in wristwatches and other mechanical arts as historical objects has pushed the prices higher, and new wealth in China has stoked the rise.
January 13, 2012

The Expanded SCAD Museum of Art

Savannah College of Art and Design's museum, a former 19th-century train depot, gets a contemporary new look by architecture firm Sottile & Sottile
January 12, 2012

Nina Griscom’s Elegant Manhattan Apartment

The tastemaker trades her family's New York City townhouse for a cozy, stylish duplex--carefully editing their prized objects along the way