We Just Discovered Casio Architect: It’s G-Shock Heaven

Yes, we love MOD watches here at NWC mag because they often look sharper than factory spec watches. Plus it’s that personal thing isn’t it? Like a well honed Triton, or a V-twin chopper, it’s something you specified, customised. So Hong Kong based Casio Architect’s site is worth a look if you collect the Casioak…

Pagani Quartz Channels That GS Vibe

Who doesn’t love the classic lines and sheer elegance of the Grand Seiko Spring Drive, especially with a snowflake dial? It’s a dress watch from another time, an elegant accessory to a new suit you might wear to that brainstorming office meeting. Yeah, remember those, real meetings? Anyway Pagani Design have the solution for the…

Fenyman Panda Offers That Artisan Touch

Fenyman have a Panda themed watch on the way, which isn’t our thing but you have to admire the handcrafted enamel dial. Here’s the word; Following the success of the Feynman Coalesce, we are proud to announce the opening of pre-orders for the Coalesce “Panda”.The “Panda” is a tribute to the first ever Panda cub…

CIGA Design Should Be On Your Radar

The news from Geneva that CIGA Design took an award win for Innovative design with their rotating globe, single hand timepiece was something of a wake-up call for us here. Yep, NWC hasn’t really clocked on to CIGA as a brand and once we delved into their website and history it’s obvious we should paying…

Skagen Aaren Ocean: Less Waste, More Watches

Skagen continue to expand their planet-friendly watch range with the Aaren Ocean. This range has cases made from recycled plastic waste, which would otherwise end up in the oceans. The plastic bottles are made into a type of pellets, then melted and remade into a watch case and bracelet type strap, with some fibre in…

Ferro Revs Up The Distinct 2.0 Model

Ferro is bringing back the Distinct 2.0 model. The unique watch combines old school military pocket watch features like that big crown, with a single red hand dial. Inspired by a Porsche dashboard dial, this quartz watch has a sapphire crystal plus a 44mm case and an optional NATO strap. September delivery on pre-orders. Cost…

Be Your Own Banksy With The Bamford Customiser

There is something addictive about designing your own one-off watch. That’s exactly how Bamford London feel as well, so you can buy their Sellita SW330 powered GMT watch with a variety of dial, bezel, hands options, plus a bit of engraving and lettering on the dial. Sapphire crystal, 40mm steel case, so this will fit…

On Kickstarter: Neucarl Sept Mai is Urbane, Modern & Bespoke

Modernism is highly overrated in our book. Think Le Corbusier’s blockhouses with flat roofs for rainy Europe, or Jackson Pollocks load of old bollocks masquerading as art. But watches like the Movado Museum, with its beautiful simplicity, or the utilitarian Junghans Max Bill of the mid-50s demonstrate that sometimes the modernist approach can really stand…