Apple Watch Series 4 Screen Designs Are More Than What You Might Think

We wear-tested the latest version and learned important development stories

Unveiled last week and available tomorrow, the Apple Watch Series 4 is a major update to the now four-year-old device series. Having wear-tested one for the last week I definitely feel it’s well worth the upgrade for existing users and finally the right time to get an Apple Watch for anyone who has been on the fence. Valuable new health features, a louder speaker, thinner case, …

Weiss Reimagines Their American Issue Field Watch for the Artisans of Freedom Initiative

A collaboration aimed at enhancing artisan training in the United States

Today, Allen Edmonds announced a marketplace of American-made products as part of their Artisans of Freedom initiative. The collection spans jackets, pants, watches, suits, bags and glasses—all produced in the United States following traditional methods. Cameron Weiss, one of the handful of artisans included in the initiative, owns and manufactures his own line of watches, called the Weiss Watch Company. For Allen Edmonds he customized his American …

Hands-On with Samsung’s Galaxy Watch

Comfortable, customizable, easy to navigate, and full of useful new features

After typing away in CH HQ for one uninterrupted hour, we’re interrupted by Samsung’s brand new Galaxy Watch gently vibrating. The notification encourages movement. Specifically, it recommends we get up and do five torso twists. As the moves occur, the wearable logs them. No part of this is invasive, and had we wished to continue typing, we could have swiped the alert away instantly. But the latest …

Fossil’s New Monochromatic Intern-Created Wristwatch, The Design Major

Industrial design student Benjamin Hoffman crafts a dynamic, post-minimal timepiece

From the gunmetal finishing to the partial, diagonal pattern on the dial, Fossil‘s new 42mm, Quartz Design Major wristwatch represents a welcome development from the overly basic, minimally designed timepieces that have dominated the market for some time. And, rightfully so—it’s refreshing. Perhaps even more impressive, however, is the fact that it was designed by one of Fossil’s summer interns, student of Industrial Design at …

Autodromo’s Supercar-Inspired Ford GT Owners Edition Chronograph

An exclusive, personalized wristwatch from the NY-based driving-oriented lifestyle brand

After a successful consumer-facing collaboration that drew inspiration from Ford GT models of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, New York-based design brand Autodromo has revealed another partnership with the iconic Detroit automaker. And this time, the timepiece is as exclusive as the vehicle itself. It’s really all in the name with the Ford GT Owners Edition Chronograph—a wristwatch inspired by the current GT’s material palette …