A view on Watches & Wonders 2022 novelties through the imaginary eye of an eclectic GPHG Academician (Chronograph, Diver´s, Artistic Crafts, “Petite Aiguille”, Challenge)

A view on Watches & Wonders 2022 novelties through the imaginary eye of an eclectic GPHG Academician (Iconic, Tourbillon, Calendar and Astronomy, Mechanical Exception)

A view on Watches & Wonders 2022 novelties through the imaginary eye of an eclectic GPHG Academician (Luxury Sports Watches, Ladies´ Complication, Men´s, Men´s Complication)

The unique architecture of the Academy’s striking dome (“lemon squeezer”) was inspiration for the artisanal guillochage on the movement of the Glashütte Original PanoInverse Limited Edition

The gems in the 2021 vintage of Longines (pun intended): the Spirit 40mm Titanium, Avigation BigEye Titanium and Heritage Classic Sector Dial Black are all inspired by the brand’s past

The horological mechanics put ‘time – at your service!’ with a clever use of planetary gear systems, and finally overcome their dislike of silicon – meet the Urwerk UR-112 Aggregat

Here’s our take on the Academy’s selection of the 2021 GPHG finalists – an event overdue for some fresh thinking…

Hands-on. Snapshots, thoughts, and details about the ´Insight Micro-Rotor Squelette Carbonium – Exception Collection – burgundy` from ROMAIN GAUTHIER, an eclectic approach of to fine contemporary watchmaking

ONLY WATCH: MB&F HM10 Panda. ´SNAPSHOT(s)` with lots of hands-on pictures by ´the eclecticum´, next to a series of illustrations created by Lee Yuen-Rapati (@onehourwatch) and the official press release (text)

GEVENA WATCH DAYS 2021 and more: On the rise of individuality, the consequences of success and moral hazards. Insights, Snaphots & Thoughts