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Sean Lorentzen

Hailing from Redondo Beach, California, Sean’s passion for design and all things mechanical started at birth. Having grown up at race tracks, hot rod shops and car shows, he brings old-school motoring style and a lifestyle bent to his mostly vintage watch collection.
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MHD CR1/SQ1 Review

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For as much as the watch world has opened up to newcomers in the past …
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Martenero Edgemere Review

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Charm is never an easy thing to quantify. Whether it’s a person, a work of art, or even a watch, something either has that undefinable …
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Ball Fireman Storm Chaser Pro Review

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It’s impressive to think just how many different niches watches have evolved to fill. Divers, world timers, perpetual calendars, simple dress watches and everything in …

The Art of Time: Konstantin Grcic and the Unique Minimalism of the Rado Ceramica

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One of the most difficult distinctions to understand is the the fine line between simplification and minimalism. Minimalism, over the past few decades, has become …
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Introducing the Limited Edition Grand Seiko SBGJ021 Hi-Beat GMT

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Grand Seiko, it seems, never fails to impress. Since 1960, the Japanese firm has been producing truly world-class movements, cases, and dials at a fraction …

My Watch: Seiko 6138-8039 “John Player Special”

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For those who know me and my work, that I’ve chosen to spotlight this watch from my collection should be no surprise at all. I’ve …

The Art of Time: Dieter Rams and His Ten Principles of Good Design

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Most of us here at worn&wound stand by the idea that every watch—and by extension, every watch designer—has something to teach us about what makes …
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The Art of Time: Marc Newson and the “Pod”

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What makes a design modern? If there was a defining factor to making an object look contemporary, stylish, or even futuristic, it’s streamlining. The idea …
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Tissot PRS 516 Triple Seconds Review

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Sometimes a watch is defined as much by what it doesn’t have as what it …