Glashütte’s latest addition to their earlier successful PanoInverse Collection is the 2014 debut automatic movement, the PanoMaticInverse. The new Calibre 91-02 automatic movement is again made visible with its internal duplex swan-neck elegantly peering through, just right of the crown. The 42mm case displays...
NO 23, INDUSTRY NEED NOT WISH – PHOTOGRAPHY SVEN PRIM
Editorial “Industry need not wish” Magazine No 23 Photo & Retouch Sven Prim – Creative Director Nick Rice – CGI Nicklas Axelsson
Atom Heart Mother
Richard Hoptroff has created a 21st Century horological masterpiece. With an atomic heart, The No.10 ‘ticks’ at four billion billion times a second, can calculate the tidal harmonics of ports all over the world and gives the time anywhere on the planet. It is...
Hydro Mechanical Horologist
Two years after launching the seminal and astounding HYT watch brand, Baselworld 2014 sees the ‘Hydro Mechanical Horologists’ launch five new novelties, each a variation on the H1 and H2 watches. Plaza Watch has featured this ingenious brand many times since they exploded into...
HANDS OF THE TIME
You would think that the hands are the most basic parts of a watch. Without them we couldn’t tell the time, or could we? As watch hands get more inventive it seems we are less concerned with telling the time anyway. I remember it...
Discovery – Latest issue of Plaza Watch no. 24
The latest ‘Sunstar’ from Alpina
The inspiration for the Alpina Startimer Pilot automatic collection is clearly rooted in Alpina’s history, which began with the supply of military aviation watches to continental air forces. The latest ‘Sunstar’ model however boasts a more elegant specification in its design. At the collection’s...
Spanish supermodel works for Frédérique Constant
Sastre will play a major role in Frédérique Constant’s support of the World Heart Federation, continuing a thread of support for heart related charities that the brand has pursued since 2009. The current campaign is the “Hearts of Children” and the collaboration is marked...
Hermès in Harrods
At the culminAtion of 2012 the luxury giant Hermès opened its first ever stand-alone fine watch and jewellery boutique in the UK, and chose the iconic British institution that is Harrods as the location. Located in the Fine Jewellery room on the ground floor...
Countdown to Baselworld 2014
The exhibition is one of Switzerland’s largest logistics and construction projects with 20,000 workers required for the build and an expected 7,000 lorry loads of shipments. The city’s exhibition centre, Messe Basel, has undergone a 22-month renovation costing 430 million Swiss franc (€353 million)...