Baselworld 2014: Flight

From feathers to the cosmos, three watches inspired by the sky

Artists have been inspired by the sky since the dawn of time; from the clouds and birds soaring, to human ascent and even the outer reaches of what we know—and can further imagine. Gravity-defying limitlessness propels the imagination, and it’s no different within the watch world. The following three pieces seen at Baselworld 2014 pay homage to that which exists above. Whether it’s using a …

Baselworld 2014: Brilliant Blue Dials

Eight watches across various styles and price points showcasing the majestic color

We observed the onset last year, but at this year’s Baselworld 2014 it was evident: blue watch dials are increasingly popular—and an impressive, classy alternative to the more common black or silver. There are plenty of variations in the blue, running the gamut from sky-like to deep and dark. Whether intended to wear during sport or work functions, the following watches garnered our attention with …

Void Watches

In an age when we always know the time, David Ericsson offers clean, attractive designs that shape our perception of it

Seven years ago Swedish industrial designer David Ericsson left his industry behind to find himself in Hong Kong, steering one of the most stylistically interesting modern watch brands: Void. It’s a brand that was initially developed using one of Ericsson’s own bonus checks, and its varied collection (numbering a total of nine models) has a designer’s attention to detail, displaying great focus on materials and …