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SIHH 2018: 12 standout watches from the Carré des Horlogers

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.

Friday, 19 January 2018
4 min read
New Models
A "floating" Legacy Machine at MB&F

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.

Thursday, 18 January 2018
The HH Journal editors
2 min read
Complications make themselves useful at SIHH

Brands are pacing themselves with sensible, classic, useful complications. And when they do move it up a gear, tourbillons and chronographs ensure they play safe.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018
4 min read
Aquanaut 5168G © Patek Philippe
2017 in watchmaking: innovation and creativity

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.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018
5 min read
SIHH 2017 Kari Voutilainen Vingt-8 Iso
Trend Forecaster
5 Most Instagrammed Watches at #SalonQP

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.

Friday, 15 December 2017
4 min read
Horological Machine N°4 Thunderbolt © MB&F
History & Masterpieces
Ten years of watch design at the Grand Prix de Genève

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.

Thursday, 07 December 2017
7 min read
Omega launches his e-shopping platform
What's next with e-commerce?

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.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017
4 min read
Excalibur Aventador S Yellow © Roger Dubuis
Watchmaking's exclusive appeal

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.

Thursday, 23 November 2017
4 min read
Ivan Black Nebula Hive
New Models
MB&F – "And there was light"

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.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017
The HH Journal editors
5 min read
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