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Alain Silberstein And The Triumph of Whimsy

In the late 1980’s, Parisian Alain Silberstein upset the staid watchmaking world by producing fanciful watch pieces the likes of which had never been seen before. A professional interior architect and industrial designer, Silberstein was so enamored with watches and … Continue reading

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A Different Look at Time

Isn’t this amazing? This is a Ressence watch, their TYPE 1² Squared.(external link) The indicators or complications are disks that revolve and are always in motion, just as the hands of a conventional watch are always revolving. The orange tinged … Continue reading

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One Second a Day

My twenty-three year old mechanical wrist watch is running fast. That should be expected since it is used. It is an outdoor or sports watch, too, and it has had numerous owners. It is not a dress watch. It is … Continue reading

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Art Deco Design from Singapore

Vario in Singapore has designed what they call their Empire Art Deco Mechanical Watch. They say they got their inspiration from New York’s Empire State building which is late Deco. They put an etching of the building on the back … Continue reading

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Modern Art Deco?

NB: All links unsponsored. No monetizing here! Modern Art Deco? In my last post I looked at some watches ascribed to modern Bauhaus design. (internal link) Which got me to thinking. Are there any watches inspired by Art Deco? A … Continue reading

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Styling Today in the Bauhaus Way

NB: Links are unsponsored and developed on my own. Bauhaus design lives on. These two German watches show it off. And a third might qualify with imagination. This first is a Nomos Orion which retails for between $1,800 and $4,000 … Continue reading

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