Laurent Ferrier – Montres Ecole Minute Repeater

By Comments Off on Laurent Ferrier – Montres Ecole Minute Repeater
Laurent Ferrier – Montres Ecole Minute Repeater

Laurent Ferrier Montres Ecole Minute Repeater “Laurent Ferrier continues living his watchmaking dream: that of reinterpreting traditional fine watchmaking classics while adding a resolutely modern personal touch.” For his new caliber, revealed at Baselworld 2018, Laurent Ferrier decided to address the Minute Repeater. The Minute Repeater represents the ultimate horological complication. The Minute Repeater provides …

read more →

Kudoke – Kudoke 1

By Comments Off on Kudoke – Kudoke 1
Kudoke – Kudoke 1

The Kudoke 1, featuring the Kudoke Kalibre 1, is the “next step” for watchmaker Stefan Kudoke of Germany. Stefan Kudoke is known for his exceptional watch creations. He has been manufacturing extravagant skeleton watches, with elaborate engravings, exclusively by hand since more than 10 years. “KudOktopus”, his most famous model, it is iconic amongst watch …

read more →

Ressence – Type 2

By Comments Off on Ressence – Type 2
Ressence – Type 2

The Ressence Type 2 with e-Crown starts with the Ressence Orbital Convex System (ROCS), the unique inhouse developed (and patented) horological unit featuring an ever-changing dial that continually orbit around one another. The purpose is a more efficient way of telling time. Ressence Type 2, information is displayed on a single surface, much like words on a piece of paper, making for improved readability. This differs than that of a traditional watch, where the hands and dial are layered on one another producing an uneven viewing plane.

Ressence Type 2 builds on the foundation of the ROCS, the next step for Ressence in the innovation of the wrist watch is the creation of the smart Ressence ,e-Crown®, featured on the Type 2. For over the past century and a half, the watch’s crown was the primary mechanism to wind and set the time. This was revolutionary during its day, however in order to move watchmaking into the 21st century, a new idea was needed and e-Crown® was born. The development of the Ressence e-Crown® came down to one simple but fundamental question: What if I could trust and rely on my mechanical watch as much as I do for my phone

Ressence ROCS System
Ressence Type 2 ROCS



e-Crown® automatically sets and adjusts the Type 2 to the right time when needed. Driven by user experience, it combines the reliability of electronics with the emotion and beauty of mechanical engineering. Since the quartz revolution in the 1970’s, the Fine Watchmaking industry has seen electronics as a threat, but Ressence’s patented smart crown technology offers a new dimension to Fine Watchmaking and embraces the digital native generation.

Ressence e-Crown cluster
Ressence Type 2-powered by Photovoltaic cells.

e-Crown® is activated and controlled by tapping the crystal on the dial of the Type 2, offering a new tactile experience and user-friendliness to mechanical watches. Visually, it is represented on the dial by the selector sub disc and its four modes (time zone 1, time zone 2, app and e-Crown off). The Type 2 uses light energy to power the e-Crown®. Photovoltaic cells (some hidden behind 10 micro-shutters on the dial) will use outside light as an energy source making the watch self sufficient; a fundamental quality in the nomadic world of today.

Monochrome Watches short demo video of the Type 2 with e-Crown

The Type 2 is manually set via the lever on its case back. By double tapping the crystal, the manually set time is digitally registered by e-Crown®. There is no need to think about checking and adjusting the watch anymore, e-Crown® does it automatically. Even after three months of inactivity, once the watch is fastened to the wrist and the wearer taps the crystal, e-Crown® will automatically set it to the right time.

Ressence’s pursuit to improve the mechanical watch is uniquely its own and the Type 2 is a perfect example of the brand’s determination to build products that question what a wrist watch can be in the 21st century. The emphasis is not primarily on timing precision but to create a better product as a whole – considering such characteristics as legibility, usability, and user experience. Ressence’s “less is more” philosophy produces timeless watches and improved functionality while always adding a playful and magical experience to them.

PRICING: USD$ 48,000 for Type 2-G (Grey) or Type 2-A (Anthracite)

If you are interested to know even more visit: https://ressencewatches.com/watches/type-2

Benoit Mintiens talks Type 2  at SiHH 2019 with TheWatches.TV 

 

read more →

Laurent Ferrier-Bridge One

By Comments Off on Laurent Ferrier-Bridge One
Laurent Ferrier-Bridge One

Laurent Ferrier  BRIDGE ONE The Laurent Ferrier Bridge One, launched January 2019. Laurent Ferrier’s favourite core expressions remain deeply rooted in the horological tradition of the 19th century. These shapes designed by Laurent Ferrier, all available in the Galet (pebble in French) lines are now entering a new era. With the rectangular Bridge One, Laurent …

read more →

Singer Reimagined

By Comments Off on Singer Reimagined
Singer Reimagined

Singer Reimagined has Roots in Automotive design. Singer Vehicle Design was founded in 2009 to explore the creative possibilities within the vibrant world of the classic automobile. Since then, its focus has been the obsessive pursuit of the ultimate reimagined Porsche 911. The process of reimagining is central to Singer’s philosophy. Its lofty objective is …

read more →
Page 2 of 14«12345»10...Last »
UA-3102065-1