6 Feb
One of the world's thinnest mechanical self-winding movements

Founded by Jules-Louis Audemars and Edward-Auguste Piguet, Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet is currently celebrating the 40th anniversary of the release of their Royal Oak model. The updated commemorative luxury watch is the Royal Oak Openworked Extra-Thin Tourbillon, and will be limited to only a 40-piece release. Comprised of premium platinum, the Openworked Extra-Thin Tourbillon wristwatch boasts […]


23 Jan
Deadly African weapons transformed into limited edition pieces

Fonderie 47 was started to provide a powerful means toward a stable and prosperous Africa free from the fear of assault rifles. The company, which was founded by humanitarian and activist partners, confiscates AK47s from African war zones and transforms them into limited-edition jewelry — such as the mechanical cufflinks above. In collaboration with renowned […]


29 Nov
A symphonic showdown of Germany's greatest nemeses

There’s car porn, and then there’s car porn. Sometimes its just pure mechanical mayhem, with two ultra-supercars battling it out at speeds that would make jet pilots pee their knickers. Other times it’s a simple straightaway, except with 12 sports cars from across the wide gamut of performance cars duking it out for automotive superiority. […]


15 Jun
A shaded take on classic neckwear

Looking for an inventive way to change up your dress gear? Look no further than the Neck Spec. The abstract cousin to your eyewear, the headscratching accessory gives a shaded take on the classic bow tie. The updated version fits with almost any collar and all come with an adjustable elastic neck band. The brainchild […]


14 Jun
The Italian Astoria Dual Espresso Machine

With the influx of coffee shops popping up like Anthony Weiner twitter pics, the quality of your lattes, cappuccinos and macchiatos seems to differ from shop to shop and from barista to barista. The original column espresso machine was a handcrafted piece of machinery made of brass and copper, featuring copious mechanical dials and switches. […]


5 May
B&R blacks out their classic diving wristwatch

I’ve been on somewhat of a Bell & Ross kick lately, so it’s good to wake up to news of a new watch from the austere watchmakers. Their BR 02 1000m water resistant diver wristwatch gets their signature Phantom makeover, plumbing the entire watch in a deep all-black colorway. Constructed of PVD steel, the wristwatch features […]


25 Feb
Russia's Podvaal magnetic watch separates time into three

The creation of Russian design studio Podvaal, the Revolve watch uses three bracelets that function as separate pieces but come together to tell you one time. As you can guess there is one bracelet to display the hours, one for minutes and a third one for seconds. The bracelets are magnetic, allowing you to pull […]


26 Jan
The Art du Temps wall clock by illi and Julien Ado

A well designed conceptual clock is a thing of beauty, and this Art du Temps wall clock designed by illi and Julien Ado for the designby8 is a doozy. The all mechanical Swiss made clock is made up of a grid of articulating square tiles that move about randomly, in time with seconds. When you […]