A few days ago we posted about the upcoming Miami Watch Company crowdfunding campaign for Katana, a new collection of watches inspired by the craft of forging samurai swords. Four models, each one named after a Tenka-Goken, or the “Heavenly Samurai Swords”: Dojigiri (童子切), Onimaru (鬼丸), Mikazuki (三日月) and Juzumaru (数珠丸). Their bezel is made […]

Earlier this year, I reviewed the TACS Automatic Vintage Lens II, as its name says it, it’s a watch with the looks of a vintage camera lens. I was really impressed with the attention to every detail of the designer and founder of TACS, Yoshiaki Motegi, and now with the approach of the holiday season, they […]

TACS was founded by Japanese designer Yoshiaki Motegi, wanting to create watches that tell a story and are rooted in lifestyle. The brand until a couple of years ago was not known outside Aisa, but a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for to introduce the Automatic Vintage Lens to the world created enough buzz that […]

It was about a year ago that I first discovered DIRENZO Watches, founded by the Italian architect and designer, Sergio Godoy Di Renzo. Before launching the first model, the DRZ_TYPE_250F, Sergio sent me a prototype to review and now that he’s preparing the launch of his second model on Kickstart, I’m very happy to bring […]

If you are going through old watch albums from the 90’s, there a watch that will stand out from the lot thanks to its unusual vintage UFO look, the Ikepod Hemipod. Ikepod, a watch brand founded by Olivier Ike and Marc Newson in 1994, has quickly attained a cult status that did not save it […]