Mechanical Yet iPhone-Connected, The Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept Watch

A new development in the technology and artistry composing fine timepieces

“It’s more cyborg than it is hybrid,” Benoît Mintiens, founder and designer at Ressence, explains to us at this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH). Here, Ressence has unveiled their latest concept watch and it falls in line with their history of almost unimaginable creativity. As for Mintiens’ statement, the brand new Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept Watch is a fully mechanical …

Ressence Type 1H Limited Edition Wristwatch for Hodinkee

A skeletonized German silver dial exposes the inner-workings of a piece bearing uncommon innovation

One of the most respected voices within the horological community, the team at Hodinkee‘s expertise continues to extend beyond editorial taste. Their latest limited edition collaboration, the Type 1H, sees a partnership with one of Switzerland’s most transfixing brands, Ressence. We at CH have fawned over mastermind Benoît Mintiens’ pieces for years, particularly admiring his use of a distinct domed crystal and refractive liquid in …