October 31, 2012

Links We Love: What we’re reading this week

1. Paper jumps across the Atlantic to examine Paris-based architecture studio Atelier Zündel Cristea’s whimsical design for an inflatable trampoline bridge that spans the Seine.2. ArtInfo reports that not even Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is immune fr...
October 26, 2012

Engineered to Challenge the Deepest of Seas

Diver's watches have long been an effective marketing tool for watch brands to demonstrate their technical prowess.
October 26, 2012

Taking a Timely Leap of Faith

2(X)IST, a premium men's underwear brand based in New York, has set its sights on getting into the accessory market. The result is The NYC, a timepiece with a design inspired by the city.
October 26, 2012

The Prize for Pushing the Cutting Edge

The Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix honors the most innovation watches of the past year.
October 26, 2012

Newcomer Takes on Older Brands With Sports Watch

Linde Werdelin, created in 2002, offers unusual mechanical timepieces with attachable instruments for diving and free skiing.
October 25, 2012

The Roaring ’20s

On November 8, the world’s largest assemblage of Art Deco Voisin vehicles goes on display at the Mullin Automotive Museum, in Oxnard, California. Created by Gabriel Voisin, a pioneer of the French aviation industry, the marque was favored by such 192...
October 24, 2012

Chic in Seville

Since 1929, the Hotel Alfonso XIII—commissioned by the Spanish king of the same name—has ruled as the grandest hotel in Seville, Spain. Its reign stands to continue, thanks to a glorious transformation by Hirsch Bedner Associates. To honor local tr...
October 24, 2012

Phaidon’s "20th Century World Architecture" is an atlas of remarkable buildings

At a hefty 832 pages, 20th Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas ($200) takes a truly global and remarkably comprehensive look at projects constructed between 1900 and 1999. There are plenty of familiar landmarks (New York’s Chrysler Building...
October 23, 2012

The Baltimore Museum of Art <br> unveils a new contemporary-art wing on November 18

The Baltimore Museum of Art will step into the spotlight November 18 when it unveils its renovated contemporary-art wing. Displayed in the 35,000-square-foot space will be a savvy collection that includes recently acquired pieces by young talents like ...
October 23, 2012

eBay Grandfather Clock

Did you know that for several years 1-800-4clocks has had a presence on eBay selling both new and antique grandfather clocks, pocket watches, wall clocks, atomic […]