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M.A.D. Gallery at the Dubai Mall
MB&F's M.A.D.Gallery moves to Dubai Mall

Opened in January 2016 in Alserkal Avenue, Dubai's art district, the gallery has been a fabulous asset in promoting MB&F within the United Arab Emirates. Sixteen months on, following discussions with Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, the decision was taken to up the stakes and move to new premises inside the giant Dubai Mall.

Thursday, 07 June 2018
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
HM7 Aquapod © MB&F
New Models
The MB&F Aquapod goes green

The Aquapod first made a splash in 2017. MB&F's aquatic timepiece now returns with a titanium case plus a green sapphire bezel. This Horological Machine HM7 is limited to 50 pieces.

Monday, 30 April 2018
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
The Fifth Element © MB&F / L'Epée 1839
For your next intergalactic voyage: a weather station by MB&F and L'Epée 1839

For their latest collaboration, MB&F and L'Epée give us... an intergalactic weather station named The Fifth Element. It comprises a clock, a barometer, a hygrograph and a thermometer (as detachable pods) within a mothership, flown by an alien.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018
The FHH Journal editors
3 min read
DB28 Steel Wheels © De Bethune
New training in artistic mechanics at Sainte-Croix

Denis Flageollet, the man behind De Bethune, automaton-maker François Junod and Nicolas Court, creator of mechanical objects, are launching a course in artistic mechanics in Sainte-Croix, with the aim of helping to maintain the region's unique expertise.

Thursday, 15 March 2018
4 min read
Trend Forecaster
Talk about... pop culture

Whether for geek appeal or to channel the inner kidult, fine watchmaking is finding pop culture's iconic characters impossible to resist. Mickey Mouse, Spiderman, James Bond, Hulk and company have taken over our dials. But are these childhood heroes built to last?

Wednesday, 14 March 2018
4 min read
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 FHH 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
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