An Interview With Japanese Steampunk Artist Haruo Suekichi

August 29, 2010 . by John Biggs

Japanese watch maker Haruo Suekichi is famous for his unique, steampunk style timepieces. Each of the amazing watches is handmade by Suekichi himself, even though he doesn’t have any formal education and actually started his career by hawking the first watches at flea markets. Guest writer Natsuki Yamada sat down with Suekichi in his studio…



HourTime Episode 35 – Blancpain’s Million Dollar Watch

August 24, 2010 . by John Biggs

This week we talk about a million dollar watch and the brand new bomb timer. Download MP3 Subscribe in iTunes



Projectwatches rolls out their Fall 2010 line

August 23, 2010 . by John Biggs

Projectwatches sent us an email today showcasing their latest; the Turbine, the Rush Hour, and the Yin Yang. Projectswatches can be found at your favorite design store, museum, and sites like Watchismo and ThinkGeek. No word on pricing, but check out the gallery after the jump.



Darth Watch: Cool Watch, Lawsuit Waiting To Happen

August 23, 2010 . by John Biggs

Unless Storm of London official got permission to call their watch Darth, I’d be a little worried. Regardless, this is a pretty cool piece with three coo-centric circles that show the time. It comes in black, blue, chrome and white and is currently sold out at $170.00.



Review: Tissot T-Touch II

August 23, 2010 . by John Biggs

The Tissot T-Touch is Tissot’s flagship sports watch. While other models have come and gone, the venerated T-Touch with its touch-sensitive crystal and bold styling has remained constant. A few models appeared to replace the original, notably the T-Touch Expert, but nothing could quite unseat it. Now, however, Tissot is essentially mothballing the old model…



Kobold “Spirit Of America” Gets Some Video Time

August 19, 2010 . by John Biggs

Kobold hasn’t been amazing me lately with their designs but I’m down to post this close-up look at one of their latest models, a $3K three-hander. via KeepTheTime



Episode 34 – Fear and Loathing In a Bugatti

August 18, 2010 . by John Biggs

This week we talk about Parmagiani, Liquid Metal, and Fakes.Download MP3 Subscribe in iTunes