Only the Italians manage to blend elegance with brutalist elements in such an effortless style – the Bvlgari Diagono Scuba, a perfect summer watch

Hands-on. Snapshots, thoughts and details about the ´20.09 Tourbillon – Special Projects Cave` from MING, an eclectic approach to contemporary watchmaking with a ´grand complication`

When Zenith and the auction house Phillips thought how best to revive the few of the sacred Cal. 135-O observatory-grade chronometer movements one name came to mind: Kari Voutilainen – enter the Calibre 135 Observatoire Limited Edition

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…