What's new in the Carré des Horlogers? How about magnificent guillochage, splendid complications, a hefty dose of innovation and some not-what-you-expected designs. "Carré" may be French for square, these contemporary brands have no trouble thinking outside the box.
Articles on the subject:
For its latest Legacy Machine, MB&F plays around with how the classic escapement is built. The result is a balance that appears to float above the dial, seemingly disconnected from any source of power.
A look back at 2017 as we train the spotlight on a revolutionary oscillator and some remarkable achievements in materials, astronomical complications and artistic creations. Not forgetting some milestone anniversaries.
As ever, many watches made their début at SalonQP. Which ones garnered the most attention? We had a look online to see what the top five most Instagrammed watches were.
Between 2002 and 2011, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) singled out the year's best design. The winning timepieces are an eloquent reminder of the trends unfolding in a not-so-distant era.
The growing might of e-commerce and social media is blurring geographical and functional boundaries. Who will be watch seller of the year in a decade's time: a media, an internet platform, a brand, a retailer? Some thoughts on the subject from Dubai Watch Week.
Dubai Watch Week is a rendezvous for one-off and limited-edition timepieces. While these are the watches every collector longs to own, not everyone can have the (good) fortune to enjoy them.
MB&F M.A.D. Gallery plays host to Nebula Hive, by sculptor Ivan Black. This light fixture is a reflection of the artist's talent and his passion for kinetic art. A chandelier for the twenty-first century, its spiral form and the light emanating from it are impossible to resist. Measuring a metre tall and 75 centimetres wide, this astounding light piece infiltrates the mind and the imagination.