Entries by Joshua Munchow

Design Discussion On Contrast & Texture: How Vantablack And Other Techs Are Disrupting Watch Norms

As material science progresses, the watch industry finds itself flush with ever more ways to disrupt the conventional norms of finishing and coating surfaces, many of which have persisted in traditional watchmaking for centuries. Follow me to take a look at some of this disruption and evolution, which recently culminated in the use of Vantablack.

Competition Spurs Creativity: Montblanc TimeWalker Chronograph Rally Timer Counter Limited Edition 100

The Montblanc TimeWalker Chronograph Rally Timer is a bit of a transformer as it has six main configurations, including a wristwatch that can be oriented to any angle, fob watch, desk clock, and sport or rally timing stopwatch.

It starts out as a wristwatch with the crown at 12 o’clock, but a 180-degree rotating case means it doesn’t have to stay that way. Let’s delve into what else it can do!

Master Of Control: The New For 2017 Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Date, Master Control Chronograph, And Master Control Geographic

The Master Control line of watches from Jaeger-LeCoultre, within the Master Collection, is a series of relatively straightforward timepieces featuring the most useful complications such as date, chronograph, and second time zone. Joshua Munchow looks at what they offer and explains why the new Master Control Geographic is his favorite.