Whereas ornamentations can be characteristic of an era, minimalism never goes out of style… which doesn’t prevent designers from finding ways to make it more relevant to the times and more desirable. From A for Archigeometric to U for Ultrablack, here are five illustrations of minimalism today.
Time is a valuable thing for anyone in a position of power, not least the head of a global superpower. What are the watches that US Presidents have worn, and what do they reveal about them?
Impossible to miss between 2004 and 2015, it looked as though the tourbillon had lost some of its power to turn collectors' heads. This most iconic of complications is now making a comeback both in collections and in the online world.
The wind in your hair at the wheel of a classic car or manning the ropes on deck, stretched out on hot sands or making waves, rock chick or dancing queen, how will you spend your summer? Answer in ten watches that will make you regret having only two wrists.
"Elementary, my dear watchmaker" is a phrase that springs to mind when setting eyes on this supremely elegant watch. But, as is often the case, the simplest objects are the most complex to produce. Spotlight on the Slim d'Hermès and its ultra-thin in-house movement.
The anthology series Genius recently returned to National Geographic, with Antonio Banderas more convincing than ever as Pablo Picasso.
The original 24 time zones, intended to divide the globe into equal parts, were almost immediately altered to suit the needs of this or that country. First to take liberties with time were the British, with an eye on their numerous colonies.