horology (watches and timepieces)

The Wild-looking $29.3MM Audemars Piguet Diamond Outrage Watches

For 2017, Watchmaker Audemars Piguet presents the third in their trilogy of one-of-a-kind Haute Joaillerie watches: The Diamond Outrage. The wild-looking jewel encrusted watch comes in two versions; a white diamond or a blue sapphire version. (more…)

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H. Moser & Cie Create a Swiss Cheese Watch To Make A Stink.

Watch Made With Real Swiss Cheese As Protest

As a protest against the new Swiss ordinance regarding the labeling of watches as ‘Swiss Made’ that was put into effect on Jan 1st, 2017, H. Moser & Cie has created an irreverent but symbolic watch made with actual Swiss cheese. (more…)

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Hungarian Designer Repurposes Timepieces as Art

Hungarian jewelry designer Barbara Katona garnered the audience vote in Poland’s Lódź Design Remade Market Contest. Her repurposed watches and clocks were created, in her words, “to keep people from forgetting to smile and to stop once in a while in this hectic world.” (more…)

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Fontastic Christmas: 10 Great Gifts for Type Lovers

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Letters, numbers and punctuation are more than just glyphs to lovers of typography. And there’s a lot of us out there as you can tell by the following fontastic products. If you know someone who appreciates font design, here’s a round up of ten great gifts for type lovers. (more…)

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I Got Me A New JORD Watch. Now Win $100 Toward One Of Your Own!

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The JORD Cora automatic watch in Koa wood with rose gold face

You may recall that I posted about the 100% natural, handcrafted wood watches from JORD a ways back. Since then, they’ve stepped up their game and added newer, nicer and cooler watch designs to their collection. And now you can enter my giveaway to win 100$ toward the purchase of one (details further down in the post). (more…)

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