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Once again, this year’s Baselworld saw a myriad of new (old) releases. Heritage brands are heavily invested in vintage ‘reissue’ watches, a trend that has been taking center stage for a couple of years now. Here’s my Baselworld 2018 top 3 picks (below S$5,000): Seiko Prospex SPB077 Last year, Seiko released the modern rendition of the 62MAS diver watch – SPB051 and SPB053 – under … Continue reading My Top 3 picks: Baselworld 2018
Based in Singapore, Humism is an independent watch design studio that re-imagines time. Bored with generic minimalism, Humism uses its watch movement to create art and using it to recapture time. Humism draws inspiration from the Kinetic Art movement which was vibrant in the 1950s. Kinetic artists broke from traditional static art, and created art that produced beauty through movement. Coming in three unique designs, … Continue reading Humism, a watch that turns time into art
Taking its name after the brightest star in the constellation of Boötes, Arcturus is a new watch brand that shines brightly in the universe of microbrands. Inspired by the Art-Deco of the 20s, the Arcturus LC-1 presents a stylish, modern designed that draws from Founder’s fascination in firearms and architecture. From its dial to the watch case, the Arcturus LC-1 (short for Lion City aka … Continue reading Watch in a Day: Arcturus LC-1, an Art-Deco styled watch
Transylvania, a land of legendary history, hides a secret – a greenish-blue lake in the Nera Gorges. Capturing the surreal beauty of the Devil’s Lake, Peren emphasize on the mystery behind its ethereal existence deeply rooted into the mythology of Transylvania. Developed in collaboration with a Red Dot Design award-winning company from Switzerland, the Peren Nera is a neo-vintage watch with modern features. Its dial … Continue reading Peren Nera, a Transylvanian Neo-Vintage watch
As a watch enthusiast and watch lover who appreciates well-designed products, Andrew Oliver created the ZOID Mastermind. ZOID Mastermind is designed to be a practical day-to-day wear that is different from the mainstream. The aggressively designed Mastermind case was completely designed by in-house and it is not just another watch case. The watch itself is a resemblance of a modern futuristic time machine with the … Continue reading ZOID Mastermind, an unusual time(machine)piece
HORAE, a new independent watch company that makes affordable personalised timepieces while embracing the history and provenance of watchmaking, launched their debut collection on Kickstarter. With the rise of fashion brands and the litany of catchphrases such as “affordable luxury”, HORAE’s founders observed the growing disconnect between younger consumers and the art of watchmaking. Through HORAE, they hope to connect more people to watches and … Continue reading HORAE launched their debut collection of customisable watches