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The 2018 Gaïa Awards: MB&F’s Maximilian Büsser, Reinhard Meis, And Bovet’s Paul Clementi Honored

Now celebrating its twenty-fifth year, the 2018 Gaïa Award adds something new in the form of an incentive grant called the Horizon Gaïa, which aims to encourage new talent in the fields of craftsmanship/creation, history/research, and entrepreneurship. The winners of this years awards are: Maximilian Büsser, Reinhard Meis, And Paul Clementi.

Dubai Watch Week And Christies Take The Horology Forum To London, Where It Looked Very Much At Home (Lots Of Photos + Videos)

Dubai Watch Week and Christie’s partnered to bring the first International Horology Forum to London on September 11-12, 2018 with panels and discussions held at Christie’s King Street location in the heart of the St. James area of London. The panels, livestreamed on Facebook And IGTV (Instagram TV), brought thoughts and opinions from industry leaders to the greater watch world. You can watch all the action right here.

Men's category pre-selected watches for the 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, clockwise from top left: Akrivia Chronomètre Contemporain, De Bethune Steel Wheels, H. Moser & Cie. Endeavour Flying Hours, MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement, Vacheron Constantin Triple Calendrier 1842, and Kari Voutilainen 217QRS

Our Predictions For Best Men’s Watch At The 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (Hint: Spoilt For Choice)

Welcome to the 2018 edition of Quill & Pad’s early Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève predictions in which the team picks favorites and explains why. The finalists in the Men’s category are: the Akrivia Chronomètre Contemporain, De Bethune Steel Wheels, H. Moser & Cie. Endeavour Flying Hours, MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement, Vacheron Constantin Triple Calendrier 1942, and Kari Voutilainen’s 217QRS. And the panel seems to have a preference!

All about that bass: rear view, Singer Dynamics and Lightweighting Study

You Are There: Monterey Car Weekend 2018 With Singer Reimagined

There’s a big overlap between the populations of watch and car enthusiasts, so it should come as no surprise that some of GaryG’s watch (and car) buddies leapt at the chance to attend the annual Singer Reimagined Monterey event this year and then took advantage of being in the area to sample other events over the weekend as well.

Ladies category pre-selected watches for the 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

Quill & Pad’s Predictions In The Ladies Category Of The 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

Welcome to the 2018 edition of Quill & Pad’s early Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève predictions in which the team picks favorites and explains why. The finalists in the Ladies category are: Chanel Boy.Friend Skeleton, Chaumet Laurier, Bulgari Lucea Tubogas Skeleton, Piaget Possession Lapis Lazuli, Bovet 1822 Amadeo Fleurier 39 Fan, and Moritz Grossmann’s Tefnut Twist Classic. Our panel had a clear favorite.

"Innovation & Technology" Discussion panel moderated by Ian Skellern at Dubai Watch Week 2017, with Stephen Forsey (Greubel Forsey), Felix Baumgartner (Urwerk) and Alexis Georgacopoulos (ECAL)

London Calling! Horology Forum Hosted By Dubai Watch Week and Christie’s September 11-12, 2018

Dubai Watch Week and Christie’s have partnered to bring the first International Horology Forum to London on September 11-12, 2018. The overall theme centers around bridging the gap between innovation and tradition, though the planned discussions tend to be wide ranging. We hope to see you there, but you can also follow the Horology Panels live streaming on IGTV. Check out the “best of British” speakers and times here.

Mechanical-Exception category pre-selected watches for the 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, clockwise from top left: Andersen Genève & Konstantin Chaykin Automaton Joker, Bovet 1822 Récital 22 Grand Récital, Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater Carbon, Girard-Perregaux Minute Repeater Tri-Axial Tourbillon, Greubel Forsey Grande Sonnerie, and Ulysse Nardin Freak Vision

Drum Roll Please: Complete List And Photos Of All Shortlisted Watches In The 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)

The 2018 edition of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) has just published the list of “pre-selected” (shortlisted) watches in the run-up to the eagerly anticipated red-carpet event in Geneva on November 9, 2018. You can check out the all the watches in the competition here.

The laureates of 2017 GPHG award ceremony (photo courtesy Gregory Maillot/www.point-of-views.ch)

2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie De Genève (GPHG) Gets Underway – With Two Quill & Pad Editors On Jury

The first news from the 2018 edition of the “Oscars of watchmaking” – the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève – have arrived, and returning jury member Elizabeth Doerr thinks that overall things are looking very positive for the popular competition.

Saxon Watchmakers At Baselworld 2018: The Watches TV Illustrates Fine German Watchmaking In Video

German watchmaking was well represented at Baselworld 2018, so without further ado let’s have a look at three Saxon manufactures with a variety of interesting new products introduced at the world’s largest watch fair in these The Watches TV videos