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  • The Dietrich Perception Watch

    When Emmanuel Dietrich designed the Perception, his goal was not only to explore his interest in “biomorphic” industrial design, but also to more specifically play with how time is displayed. It is worth noting that one of the highest callings… Read More ›

  • Elvis Presley’s Rolex

    My favourite Elvis watch comes from his debauched Vegas years: the Rolex King Midas designed by none other than Gérald Genta of Nautilus and Royal Oak fame. Genta often took inspiration from unlikely sources and integrated them into the design… Read More ›

  • People Who Wear Watches Really Are Superior Humans

    Briefly, the initial study found that, “participants who identified themselves as regular watch wearers rated themselves as significantly more conscientious when compared with controls. We also observed that watch wearers scored lower in extraversion, agreeableness and openness, but higher on… Read More ›

  • One week with the Oris Divers 65

    My second Divers 65 from Oris has proved to be a much more positive experience than my first, and my first was pretty damn positive. For whatever reason I am finding myself appreciating it more and more each day, and… Read More ›

  • Brands: Casio

    These are mere random thoughts on watch brands which I am writing purely from my experience and perspective, which is no doubt different from yours. Feel free to add your thoughts if you think I am talking nonsense. Writing about… Read More ›

  • The “resilience” issue

    The new issue of Europa Star is devoted to the theme of “resilience”. Resilience of people, brands, technologies and networks in the face of a pandemic with consequences on an unprecedented scale. The issue that immediately follows will be the… Read More ›

  • The Watch Mania!

    The above clip was taken from this link. What a mad world we lived in, and sadly still do…

  • Brands: Citizen

    These are mere random thoughts on watch brands which I am writing purely from my experience and perspective, which is no doubt different from yours. Feel free to add your thoughts if you think I am talking nonsense. Citizen is… Read More ›

  • Brands: Bulova

    These are mere random thoughts on watch brands which I am writing purely from my experience and perspective, which is no doubt different from yours. Feel free to add your thoughts if you think I am talking nonsense. Bulova is… Read More ›

  • Watches in 2030 and stepping stones

    When a new product disrupts an industry it tends to not gain mass market appeal until such time as the benefits are seen by a decent proportion of society. It is like herd immunity for a virus and the higher… Read More ›