WORLD OF WATCHTIME
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THE EVOLUTION OF THE WRISTWATCH
- By Rüdiger Bucher | World War I coincided with the breakthrough of the wristwatch. New and trailblazing designs followed in each decade. Here are our highlights.
TRENDS: SOFT CORNERS
- By Maria-Bettina Eich | Tough, angular, edgy watches? They’re okay. But current men’s models prove subtle contours are popular, too.
TRENDS: URBAN NATURE
- By Maria-Bettina Eich | Rado addresses the spirit of the times with watches made from high-tech materials that represent the brand’s close relationship with nature.
TRENDS: PANDA DIALS
- By Nitin Nair | A large number of watch brands are now using the classic chronograph design with black subdials on a light-colored background. Here are five manufacturemodels.
RED DOT 2018: BULGARI AND TAG HEUER ARE WINNERS
- Two Red Dot Best of the Best winners, 13 Red Dot awards and two honorable mentions: a total of 17 watches received the renowned design prize.
LINKING PAST TO PRESENT
- By Mark Bernardo | How TAG Heuer revamped its 1990s leader model, the iconic Link, for the 21st century.
BACK TO THE COCKPIT
- Questions by Rüdiger Bucher | Guy Bove came to Breitling just as new leadership turned the entire brand around. He was put in the position of creating a new product line and refining the brand’s corporate identity.
- By Alexander Krupp | The wristband is second only to the dial as the part of a watch that most strongly influences its overall appearance. On this and pages 59, 69, 79 and 93, we highlight the most popular versions.
A RARE SIGHTING
- By Maria-Bettina Eich | Often overlooked in favor of complicated watches, Patek Philippe annually releases a small universe of artistic timepieces: decorative superlatives for collectors and aficionados.
PURITY IN DESIGN: THE G-SHOCK EVOLUTION
- By Logan R. Baker | 100 million watches sold (and counting!) in 35 years. Here’s how the Casio G-Shock became the icon it is today.
TRENDS: IT DOESN’T GET ANY GREENER!
- By Rüdiger Bucher | Or does it? There have never been as many green watches as there are today.
SHAPING THE FUTURE
- By Jens Koch | When design is the theme, most watch manufacturers rely on tradition and developing well-known models. But here are some that swim against the current.
DESIGN WITH A BITE
- By Maria-Bettina Eich | Dangerous creatures have always held a magical attraction. These exciting horological creations reveal this fascination.
INSPIRED BY THE OCEAN
- By Maria-Bettina Eich | Underwater worlds and their inhabitants are frequent themes in the watch world and 74 also play a role in art, architecture and the media.
THE THIRD DIMENSION
- By Maria-Bettina Eich | Influenced by architectural construction, watch design goes deep and lets the viewer see what’s hard at work inside the case.
- Questions by Maria-Bettina Eich | Designers Romain Marietta and Werner Aisslinger discuss the process behind the creation of their latest watch models.
TOUCHING THE PAST
- By Alexander Krupp | When watches are modeled after specific predecessors, fans of mechanical timekeeping can “grasp” design history.
- By Jens Koch | A second time zone can be shown in many ways, offering a wide range of options for watch designers.
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