Baselworld 2015: Georg Jensen’s Vivianna Bangle

An update to the celebrated collaboration between the Swedish designer and the Danish brand

In 1967, Danish design house Georg Jensen partnered with iconic Swedish designer Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe. Two years later, the Vivianna Bangle was born. It defied traditional time-telling logic, in that Bülow-Hübe sought to free people from the constraints of numbers (despite the piece itself providing precision). A reflective mirror face was also utilized to remind those checking the hour to be present. It was clean, …

Panda Watches

The Kickstarter-born brand introduces sustainable and elegant bamboo watches

Vincent Ko, founder of bamboo-based sunglass company Panda (which initially launched through Kickstarter in 2011), is again on the crowd sourcing platform with a brand new venture. Today, 6 May 2014, sees Panda introduce a unique take on the classic watch design. The new Panda watches may very well be the first to incorporate bamboo in the manufacturing process. After multiple requests from customers and …

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 …