Valerii Danevych’s Wooden Timepieces

Timepiece movements made entirely from wood by a Ukrainian watchmaker and craftsman

We’ve seen our fair share of wooden watches in the past, but nothing prepared us for the work of watchmaker Valerii Danevych, which we saw at while visiting Baselworld 2013. Working from his hometown in Kiev, Ukraine, Danevych comes from a long line of cabinetmakers and has been refining his craft of miniature joinery since childhood. Since 2005 he has been dedicated to creating timepieces …

Tag Heuer MikroPendulumS Concept Chronograph

Twin magnets regulate a breakthrough tourbillon movement

The latest concept from TAG Heuer has been unveiled at Baselworld, showing off an innovative new direction for the tourbillon construction. Hailed for their beauty and complexity, tourbillon movements can occasionally favor style over substance. Rather than accept this TAG Heuer continues to develop new strategies to make more precise high-frequency watch movements. TAG Heueur’s atelier Avant-Garde Haute Horology is the 25-person workshop behind most …

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 …