From dress watches to sport watches, Omega's latest releases run the gamut of innovative materials. Whether draped in Moonshine gold or coloured ceramic, incrusted with Liquidmetal or Ceragold, this year's new models make the most of the latest developments.
The prize, which includes a cash endowment, will be awarded annually to a graduate of the Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship programme. The first winner is Clara Martin for "The Authority of Black".
Timeless Elegance and sheer perfection for the new F.P.Journe face.
Irrespective of claims that watchmaking is an art akin to painting or sculpture, its embracing of artistic activity, almost independently of its primary function to record time, has sparked a dialogue with a world beyond the purely mechanical.
Born from a pioneering spirit in 2001, and completely redesigned in 2013 to bring it into line with the seafaring theme cherished by Ulysse Nardin, the Freak Cruiser is hoisting the mainsail and heading for blue ocean waters. As spectacular as ever with its flying “Carrousel-Tourbillon” and its Dual Ulysse escapement in silicon, this exceptional timepiece now wears its bezel, rotating lower bridge and rotating upper bridge in deep aquatic colors. Like an old sea-dog, it has acquired the name Blue Cruiser on its voyages.
Giving free rein to its formidable creative audacity, Corum orchestrates an encounter between two of the most fascinating figures in their respective universes: the dragon, a mythical creature symbolizing life and power; and Corum’s exclusive linear or ‘baguette’ movement, an authentic contemporary watchmaking legend.
Five timepieces with moon-phase displays are showcased in front of impressive star atlas images from the “Harmonia Macrocosmica” by Andreas Cellarius.
At Richard Mille, the fact that a tremendous challenge has been won is never a valid reason to stand still and be complacent. The introduction of the RM 056 Sapphire Tourbillon Split Seconds Chronograph three years ago was a watchmaking milestone of technical achievement; never before had such a complex case design for such an intricate movement been manufactured in pure sapphire. This debut was followed by the RM 56-01, which put the stakes even higher with a baseplate, bridges and third wheel additionally created from sapphire.