Charged: Moving Art Forward with Bryce Wolkowitz

An interview with the owner and curator of the NYC gallery at the forefront of digital art

Slightly obscured by the glare of the gallery’s impossibly tall and tinted windows, the lines of Robert Currie’s wiry, site-specific installation stretch toward the entrance of Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery. Unassumingly elegant, Currie’s sculpture looks untouched by human hands, but like a majority of the work shown in the Chelsea gallery, the veneer of flawless execution masks careful engineering. It is this seamless blend of art …

The Bulgari Octo: Master Watchmakers

An interview with the team behind the watch's classic, yet forward-thinking design

Impressed by the stunning, geometric design of the Bulgari Octo, we’ve taken time to explore its inspirations and shed light on a watch that steps beyond the traditional. To bolster our knowledge of the timeless architectural structure applied to the timepiece, we spoke with some of Bulgari’s watch experts for further insight. With their depth of knowledge and their deeper understanding of the watch’s influence …

The Bulgari Octo: Il Duomo, Florence

A design inspiration for the watch, this Florentine basilica's engineer was also a clockmaker

The next stop in our ongoing series with Bulgari is in celebration of the designs that inspired their Octo watch line, which happens to be one of the most globally recognizable basilicas: Florence, Italy’s The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore—more commonly known as Il Duomo. With towering, architectural magnificence, exceptional detail work and octagonal composition, the cathedral is truly inspiring. While the Octo prominently …