March 27, 2014

Getting Back to the Essentials of Time

MeisterSinger, a German watch company, is taking the precision out of timekeeping with single-handed watches that simplify the tracking of hours.
January 20, 2014

Watches That Tell a Bit More Than the Hour

The artist and designer Crispin Jones has designed timepieces that explore the cultural role of the watch and the human relationship with time and technology.
November 29, 2013

Making Every Rolex Even More Special

Bamford Watch Department customizes Rolex watches to fulfill their owners’ desires.
October 23, 2013

Vintage Timepieces Hidden Among Fast Cars in ‘Rush’

Amid the screaming tires, jubilant fans and flaming cars in the car-racing film “Rush,” watch lovers might make out the vintage timepieces on actors’ wrists.
September 4, 2013

Watch Captures Spirit of World War II Code-Breakers

The British watchmaker Bremont has announced the release of its new Codebreaker model in honor of the work done by an elite group of World War II code-breakers.
April 26, 2013

Built for the Future With Materials From the Past

With a catalog that includes a timepiece fashioned from material from the wreck of the Titanic, few ateliers can boast as many curiosities as Romain Jerome.
April 26, 2013

Rebel Watchmaker, Black Belts, Bullets and All

During his time in the more conventional side of the industry, Yvan Arpa was the architect of several "audacious" releases that have earned him a reputation as "quite a controversial character."
January 21, 2013

An Eye for the Next Big Thing

Laurent Picciotto, the founder of Chronopassion, has earned a reputation as a passionate watch enthusiast.
September 4, 2012

The British Are Back on the Watchmaking Scene

English clock and chronometer makers dominated for about 200 years from the mid-17th century onward. Now a small band of English watchmakers is staging a comeback.
September 4, 2012

Histories Lost as Timepieces Are Stripped for Gold

With gold prices soaring, many pocket watch cases are now destined for the smelter's furnace.