TAG Heuer’s Special Edition Wristwatch for the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

A new DLC-coated titanium racing chronograph inspired by the legendary "Dark Lord" Monaco of the '70s

Named after Formula 1‘s legendary Monaco Grand Prix and the principality where its hosted, TAG Heuer‘s Monaco automatic wristwatch set a new standard for racing chronographs when it was introduced in 1969. From its radical circle-in-square structure (defiant of chronograph design at the time) to its future-forward technical inclusions, the Monaco attracted watch aficionados and racing enthusiasts alike, and went on to amass world recognition. In the …

Interview: Honoring TAG Heuer’s Monaco with Heritage Director Catherine Eberle-Devaux

Five limited edition commemorative versions are debuting around the world

Few wristwatches come close to the global recognition of the Monaco, which was created by TAG Heuer in 1969 to commemorate one of history’s quintessential Grand Prix races—held in its namesake location. Some 50 years later, the famed watch still makes a splash, not just in the world of horology, but also in the racing world that inspired it. With a distinct blue face, square …

Pantone Café, Monaco

The seasonal pop-up serves a simple but bold color-coded menu

For its second year, Pantone Café once again sets up shop this summer in Monaco. Though it’s a stripped-down menu of coffee, drinks, sandwiches and desserts, it’s a fascinating exercise in color psychology and how simple yet bold visual presentation can heighten all of the senses—and also cause an Instagram frenzy. The color-coded menu features items named after its color or specific ingredient, and of …