Founded in 1919 by Walter Gropius, the Staatlisches Bauhaus applied arts school in Weimar remains vastly influential, despite its shortlived existence. Its modernist precepts outlasted the century, and the Bauhaus ethos continues to inform watch design.
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This year, Glashütte Original celebrates the first decade of a watch that builds on the legacy of German marine chronometers.
The brand from Glashütte presents six new Club Campus watches. Customisable and affordable, this stylish sport watch is geared to young adults entering the world of work.
It all began (again) on October 24th 1994 when Walter Lange and Günter Blümlein, the men behind the revival of A. Lange & Söhne, presented the first watches of a new era. Foremost among them: the Lange 1 and its revolutionary outsize date which commands the dial, whatever the other complications.
The Bauhaus movement came into being in 1919, in Germany. To mark this upcoming centenary, Germany's Nomos Glashütte is presenting a limited edition of its Tangente, a design classic, often referred to as the "Bauhaus watch".
The partnership signed between Porsche Motorsport and Chopard in 2014 hit a new high when Timo Bernhard set an all-time lap record on the legendary Nürburgring circuit at the wheel of his Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo. The German driver wore a Chopard Superfast Power Control Porsche 919 HF Edition.
The Glashütte firm has added two new styles to its Aqua line, both ideally suited to summer by the sea.
150 years ago, Germany's watchmaking pioneers laid the foundations for a new industry in Glashütte. Veteran names are now joined by new ventures such as Nomos, while others such as Tutima are returning to the town that set them on the road to success.
150 years ago, Germany's watchmaking pioneers laid the foundations for a new industry in Glashütte. This delightful town is still home to some of the profession's most illustrious names, A. Lange & Söhne and Glashütte Original among them.