Posts Tagged 'Swiss'

Tendence Watches: Big, Bold Numerals Exuding Style

There’s something quite awesome about analog watches with big, bold features. It’s not easy to find distinctive watches. After a while, they tend to resemble each other. That’s why I like these watches from Tendence, which look pretty swanky as well as contemporary, so they won’t look out of place in the office or when you’re going out.

tendence watches gold black white

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If You Love the iOS Railway Clock, Check out This Official Watch from Mondaine

Remember last year when Apple got into trouble for blatantly ripping off the iconic clock design of the Swiss railway? Well, after that hullabaloo, Apple had to pay for the rights to use this design in iOS. Well if you really like its style, then check out the Mondaine Evo watch.

mondaine evo swiss railway watch

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Apple to Pay Swiss $21 Million for Copying Clock Design in iOS

I’ve always liked using the clock applications on my smartphone. You never really think about the design of the clock faces, but apparently they can be copyrighted works. Recently, Apple was sued for copying the Swiss Federal Railway’s clock design in iOS.

apple clock copy

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Concrete Watches Look Heavier Than They Are

Concrete is an interesting material, but I’ve never thought about using it to make watches. Paris-based designer Dzmitry Samal has launched a series of watches, with frames made out of the durable material.

concrete watch dzmitry samal

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Jetman Yves Rossy Flies in Formation: Danger Has No Meaning to This Guy

Yves Rossy, the flying Swiss maniac, has appropriately called himself Jetman, and I have to say that his moniker is well deserved, because that thing strapped to his back just looks plain dangerous. His latest stunt? Flying in formation with a pair of L-39C fighter jets.

yves rossy jetman flying formation jets crazy

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Tom Samui’s Junk Elf: from Recycled Car Parts, Not from Rivendell

Swiss artist Tom Samui has been creating junkyard wonders for the last decade or so. He works with a team of 15 people creating these amazing sculptures made out of recycled automobile parts, like this intricate elf:

tom samui switzerland artist junkyard engine elf

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Feixen by Felix Pfäffli

by Felix Pfäffli, Feixen, László Moholy-Nagy

László Moholy-Nagy By Felix Pfäffli {via butdoesitfloat}

Like Swiss Cheese, This $1270 iPhone Case is Full of Holes

I’m all for cases, but when cases get more expensive than an iPhone, it doesn’t make much sense. These cases were designed by Frank Mueller, a Swiss watch brand.

frank mueller softbank japan iphone case swiss

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Rocket Man Crosses The English Channel

Yves Rossy in his jetpack

Yves Rossy in his jetpack

Yves Rossy the Swiss Rocket Man crosses the English Channel in 10 minutes with a homemade jetpack!


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