Meerson’s Limited Edition Altitude Première Pop’Art Watches

One Lichtenstein painting would lead to a private commission and numbered collection

For all the familiar sectors of watch design inspiration—automotive, nautical and military among the most recognizable—art makes for an underutilized arena. With his new limited edition collection, “watch tailor” Alexandre Meerson taps into the potential of pop art. Meerson‘s luxuriant made-to-order Altitude Première Pop’Art Watches employ the vibrancy of the art movement—incorporating eye-catching shapes and colors to great effect. And, as with other timepieces from …

Interview: Photographer Alexi Lubomirski at the Movado Group Davos Summit

The founder of Creatives4Change is now helping to design watches for social good

Earlier this year, the Movado Group announced that they’d tapped fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski to create a vegan watch strap (available in the fall), as part of its latest entry in their iconic Artist Series. To introduce Lubomirski as a fashion photographer reduces a diverse, multi-decade career to one title. It ignores the fact that the staunch vegan and avid supporter of meditation took the …

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 …