Orb Clock

Historic clock manufacturer L’Épée 1839 has once again collaborated with experimental time-telling brand MB&F to create the Orb, a transformative, futuristic clock that resembles a high-tech eye. Comprised of four segments that surround the dial, the Orb can be positioned fully closed, fully open or somewhere in between for swivel, hanging or balanced structuring. Behind this cutting-edge design, a L’Épée 1839 hour-striking clock with an …

Runwell Wall Clock

Built in Detroit from a powder-coated, die-cast zinc casing and a stamped aluminum dial, this limited edition Runwell Wall Clock was conceived of by two CH favorites in the time-keeping design industry: George Bamford and Shinola. Bamford and Shinola’s team conceptualized the 14-inch product together—and Bamford’s signature light-blue pops against the clock’s dynamic gray-scale coloration. The clock can be hung or rested upon the included …

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 …