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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 …
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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 Art Deco are rightly well-known as well. But only one …

The Art of Time: Taro Tanaka and Seiko’s “Grammar of Design”

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Welcome to the second installment of “The Art of Time,” w&w’s ongoing series exploring iconic designers within the watch world. Last time, we discussed the …

History of Chronometers Pt. 4: In-House and Beyond COSC

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Since 1972, the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres, or COSC, has been the official Swiss regulatory body for chronometers, providing testing and certifications to much …
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Straton Curve-Chrono Review

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When I first jumped into the world of watches, it was vintage racing chronographs that …