MB&F’s HM6 Alien Nation Wristwatch

Four limited edition timepieces that glow in the dark with intergalactic fervor

When MB&F first debuted the Horological Machine No. 6 (HM6) in 2014, it was clearly a timepiece unlike any other we had seen—spaceship inspired, curvy and luscious. The brand followed this version (known as the Space Pirate) with a second, featuring a case predominantly composed of Sapphire Glass, this time known as the Sapphire Vision. A thin, precious metal case band held it all together. …

Four Otherworldly Time-Telling Machines

A desk clock, sculptural bangle, automaton and aquapod from this year's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève

The art of clock- and watch-making continues to see substantial developments as technical skill-sets are passed from generation to generation and new ideas come to light. This year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH) luxury watch fair saw the unveiling of many extraordinary timepieces from brands, both well-known and emerging. Beyond wristwatches, however, several curious time-telling machines were presented. The following four continue …

Caran d’Ache + MB&F’s Astrograph Limited Edition Writing Instrument

A pen that's a mechanical piece of art

Made by creative lab and horological machine-makers MB&F and manufacturers of fine pens, Caran d’Ache (founded in 1915), the new limited edition Astrograph is a striking instrument that’s much more than just a pen. The two Geneva-based brands are known for crafting exquisite and awe-inspiring work, and this is no different. The Astrograph is a space-themed piece which sits proudly on any desk. The slim, …