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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 …

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 does. Omission, simplification, or replacement of features can make or …
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Gavox Avidiver Review

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When it comes to watch design, combining cues from different watch types can often lead to unfortunate compromise. Trying to do two things at once …

The Art of Time: Roger Tallon and the Lip Mach 2000 Chronograph

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Playfulness is an easy thing to forget in design, especially among the constraints of watches and other industrial goods. There’s an impulse to create something …
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G. Gerlach Honors Polish Space Exploration With the Kosmonauta

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The history of Polish space exploration isn’t exactly long. What it might lack in longevity, however, it certainly makes up for in pride, and the …

The Art of Time: Max Bill and “Die gute Form”

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Plenty of individual designers have gone on to become famous. Design movements from neoclassicism to …