When you are a watch nerd, you can’t just watch a movie, a political convention, or the Olympic Games without noticing the watches appearing on the screen. Omega being the official timekeeper of the Olympics, at Rio, we could not miss the last letter of the Greek alphabet, it was everywhere. And there were the […]

When it comes to tool watches, the Frankfurt-based SINN Spezialuhren is among the brands that is known to have found the right balance between quality and price. Helmut Sinn, the founder, a WWII pilot and flight instructor, built up his brand’s reputation by offering good looking flieger and diver watches, designed to respond to the […]

I was only vaguely aware of MeisterSinger. I had seen ads in the back of some men’s lifestyle magazines (not THOSE kinds of magazines!) and I gotta tell you that gave me a real low-end impression of the brand. After a while, however, I saw MeisterSinger popping up in some watch annuals and magazines and […]

If I will ever have to do an exhaustive study of a topic in the filed of art history, I would probably chose the history of design behind the Iron Curtain. It must be really interesting to find out how new aesthetic trends got negotiated and set during those years of censorship and restrictions. If […]