Baselworld 2014: MB&F’s Starfleet Machine

The Deep Space Nine-inspired collaborative desk clock engineered by L'Epée

As a symbol of their 175th anniversary, Switzerland’s last remaining specialized high-end clock manufacturer L’Epée has engineered and crafted another visionary design by conceptual micro-engineering lab MB&F. The resulting desk clock, Starfleet Machine, manages to be as visually stunning and future-forward as it is technically magnificent. Drawing inspiration from Star Trek’s Deep Space Nine, the highly detailed intergalactic artistry all serves a function—with every flourish …

MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2

Maximilian Büsser and his team tackle the dual regulator and celebrate creativity in watch making

Max Büsser knows watches better than most but isn’t a trained watchmaker. He instead serves as a muse of sorts, the Johnny Knoxville of modern horology, tempting the friends he collaborates with to dare to dream as big as he does. The latest result of that inspiration, research and work is MB&F‘s (Maximilian Büsser & Friends) latest creation, the Legacy Machine No. 2. Few companies …

MB&F MusicMachine

The innovative Swiss timepiece makers collaborate with REUGE for a first foray into music

Marking the first kinetic machine made by MB&F that isn’t a timepiece, the MusicMachine confidently brings the innovative Swiss laboratory into new territory. While the spaceship-styled MusicMachine may not tell time and can’t be worn, the tabletop music box does play six beautiful and eclectic tunes. Developed in collaboration with and manufactured by Reuge—the world’s premier music box maker with over 150 years of experience—the …