Watching the Web for September 24, 2016

September 24, 2016 . by Matt Himmelstein

Welcome and thanks for stopping by to check out our weekly feature, Watching the Web, where we highlight interesting watch related articles from other sites, and pick out what were our most popular articles from the last week or so.  From the net, we have Magrette Waterman, Nomos Club II and the launch of a…

The Nettuno and Mercurio are perfect for sitting in the trattoria while sipping a Negroni

September 18, 2016 . by John Biggs

The sun sets over the coliseum. The sky turns pink. Your perfectly cuffed pants slide up over your bare ankles to expose a tanned shin. Your Pegasus Mercurio glints in the lamplight. You’re at peace. Why? It’s not because you’re in Rome. in fact, it’s because you’re wearing an “Italian Aged” and Italian-designed watch from…

Interview with a watchmaker: Paul Tanner’s Freedom To Exist

September 16, 2016 . by Victor Marks

Kirsty  had trouble finding a watch that she liked that would fit her. They tended to spin on her wrist or slide up her arm. As a designer, she and her husband Paul Tanner worked to create a new watch to solve the problem. With that said, let’s get into the latest installment of our series,…

Paying tribute to our past: Homage watches

September 14, 2016 . by Victor Marks

First off, we need definitions. A replica is a watch that is impersonating another watch, by wearing the branding of the more expensive manufacture. An homage, then, is an unbranded or self-branded watch that may copy or pay tribute to someone else’s design, but does not pretend to be it by wearing a brand belonging…

Hands on with the Holland //01

September 12, 2016 . by Victor Marks

Neonos is a team of four industrial designers, who have come together to make a forged carbon watch housing an automatic movement. Called HOLLAND //01, it’s an interesting fusion of modern and heritage.

Take these broken wings…

September 11, 2016 . by John Biggs

The past few days have been fun here on WWR. We’ve been doing some cool stuff to speed up WordPress – and this issue is not directly related to that process – and I decided, finally, to make us properly SSL compliant. Google dings you on SEO if your site doesn’t have that cute little…

Happy Labor Day!

September 5, 2016 . by Patrick Kansa

Here in the ‘States, it’s a long holiday weekend known as Labor Day Weekend. Rather than try to throw some half-baked articles at you, I decided instead to give you the gift of time.