We do often get nostalgic of the good old arcade, and perhaps some would get nostalgic enough to tie a miniature version up on their wrists like a watch. The watch takes the shape of a tiny arcade, showing time analog-style with a combination of dials and space rocks.
It’s always a pleasant wonder when mechanical watches show up with really intricate systems that are crafted well enough to blow your mind. Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium watch from Cleef & Arpels is one of those sweet little mechanical wonders. While the watch tells you time, its face mimics the solar system.
Mask rotary watch has two layers, one masking the hour numbers except the relevant one, and the other doing the same for minutes. All other numbers remain hidden under the layers and give the watch a cool minimalist look. Interestingly enough, designer Filip Slováček mentions that all the “disgusting numbers” stay hidden. Although wearing our […]
Salvador Dali’s painting The Persistence of Memory has left an impression on many minds to be one of the most recognized works of art. Plenty of clocks have been made into the likeness of those in the paintings, and this one tries to translate it into a wristwatch. The quartz timepiece has a black rubber […]
Samsung has entered the Smartwatch arena with the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Rather than be smart all by itself, the watch works with the Galaxy range of phones and tablets, and makes them slightly more convenient for the user. It connects to the Galaxy gadget through a Bluetooth 4.0 ＋ BLE connection and keeps you informed […]
We tend to get floored by excellent precision and crafting skills. Those features are best apparent for consumer items, in our opinion, in good old watch making and horology masterpieces. Urwerk EMC (Electro Mechanical Control) has a built-in “Artificial Intelligence”, well as much of an AI as a mechanical system can afford. It uses this […]
Make way Cuckoo Clocks, the the watch can now go miniature enough to include its very own miniature tweeting bird. The miniature masterpiece was created to celebrate the 275th anniversary of clockmaker Pierre Jaquet Droz opening his first workshop. While tweeting birds inside watches isn’t totally unheard of, this mechanical bird can flap its wings […]
Not many people wear a wristwatch or carry lighters these days, but hey, this one let’s you do both at the same time. It is for all purposes a butane lighter because the wrist watch is non-functional, working only as a body for the lighter. Still, pretty decent for a novelty item, eh? Costs $14.99.
In an age where miniaturization is everywhere, it does not suit well that the Doctor should still need a telephone box to go about his business. Wearing a cool looking watch should do the trick. The watch collection from Zeon has two watches based on the Doctor Who universe. The first is based on the […]
A master woodworker and carpenter, Valerii Danevych has the skill in his blood. Coming from a long line of cabinet workers, Danevych certainly would be comfortable around lumber. He felt a need to challenge himself and push his skill, to that end he started studying watchmaking. Starting with his first watch in 2005, Danevych completed […]