Entries by Joshua Munchow

Behind The Scenes Of The 2018 Walter Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award, Now Underway

What happens when you take eight watchmaking students, a photographer, a plucky PR manager, and yours truly and send them on an international mission of espionage and intrigue? Joshua has no idea, but he does know that that same cast of characters came together to participate in quite possibly the most prestigious watchmaking competition in the world: the Walter Lange Watchmaking Excellence Award presented by A. Lange & Söhne.

Watchmaker Of Historical Significance: Romain Gauthier

Throughout history, hundreds of talented watchmakers have left their mark on the science and industry of timekeeping. For the inaugural edition of WOHS (Watchmakers of Historical Significance), Joshua Munchow highlights an engineer that has used technology to push forward since his beginnings, creating a company that is not only a leading brand among independents, but also a supplier to many established brands: the incredible yet humble Romain Gauthier.

Grönefeld Parallax Tourbillon: A Nerd Story From Copernicus To An Alignment Shift (Archive)

Parallax is a fascinating phenomenon that has real-world applications, including the amazing ability of humans to use their two eyes and parallax shift to judge depth of field. For this reason and more Joshua absolutely loves one of the latest creations to come out of the Grönefeld brothers’ workshop: the aptly named Parallax Tourbillon.