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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: