Interview: Giorgio Galli, Design Director of Timex Group

Behind the details on the assembled-in-Connecticut American Documents collection

From his multi-floor design lab in Milan, Giorgio Galli—the design director of Timex Group—oversees developments across the historic (and ubiquitous) brand’s portfolio. While headquartered in Middlebury, Connecticut, Timex looks to the Giorgio Galli Design Lab in Italy for many reasons, including their illustrious experiences together and proximity between Galli and Timex’s luxury licensed brands, Versace and Ferragamo. Galli has been in the watch industry since 1990 …

Irish-Designed Hexagonal Finn Watches

A distinct case shape with a Swiss movement inside defines the afforadable brand

Inspired by the hexagonal rocks of the Giant’s Causeway found on the North Coast of Ireland, Finn Watches‘ debut collection was designed in Northern Ireland by longtime watch fan Richard Dunlop. The affordable timepieces, which sport a Swiss-made Ronda 713 quartz movement, are generally minimalist in their aesthetic options but venture into uncommon territory with the hexagonal case and honeycomb dial. The collection introduces two …

Larsson & Jennings’ The Automatic Series

Introducing a Swiss-made mechanical movement within their clean, classic design

Much can be said of the multi-national inspiration behind watch brand Larsson & Jennings. Established between Stockholm and London, the brand draws from the minimalist design sensibilities of the former, punctuated with historic timepiece nuances from the latter. All the while, each minimalist, contemporary watch is made in Switzerland. With their latest collection, however, the brand further employs the benefits of Swiss watchmaking. The Automatic …