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

Eric Singer wearing the Zodiac Super Sea Wolf Topper Edition that he helped design

Kiss Drummer And Passionate Watch Collector Eric Singer’s Baselworld 2018 Top 10

Elizabeth caught up with Kiss drummer Eric Singer as Baselworld 2018 was drawing to a close, and he shared his personal list of the top ten watches he saw at the fair.

Vianney Halter Deep Space Tourbillon on display at the "Watchmakers: The Masters of Art Horology" exhibition at Maxxi, Rome

You Are There: ‘Watchmakers: The Masters Of Art Horology’ At The Maxxi Gallery, Rome

I had the good fortune to visit Rome on Thursday for the opening of ‘Watchmakers: The Masters of Art Horology’ at the Maxxi Gallery in Rome, and if you have a few minutes I’d like to share the evening with you and let you know where you might be able to see the exhibition in the near future.

Greubel Forsey Quadruple Tourbillon in red gold with blue dial

Baselworld 2018 Round Table: What We Liked And What We Didn’t Like At The World’s Largest Watch Fair

Please join our traditional Quill & Pad round table discussion on Baselworld 2018, where we discuss what we did and didn’t like at the world’s largest annual watch exhibition.

Zenith Defy with blue dial

Blue Vs. Green At Baselworld 2018: Green Isn’t The New Blue (Hint: It’s Green)

Baselworld 2018 began for the Quill & Pad team on Wednesday, March 21, and from our very first meetings it looked obvious that green was back. But is it the new blue?

The follow day further confirmed that view as we saw one fantastic green-themed watch after another. On remarking on the apparent predominance of green this year over the perennial blue to one brand representative, their reply was, “Green is the new blue.” But two days do not a Baselworld make and blue came back in force.

Greubel Forsey Quadruple Tourbillon in red gold with blue dial

Parting Thoughts (22 Of Them) From Baselworld 2018

As I arrive home exhausted from the extravaganza that was Baselworld 2018, but still running on enough residual adrenaline to get words out, I jot down a few of my thoughts from the fair while they are still fresh.

Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique

15 New Pre-Baselworld 2018 Watches

In this age of digital information, watch companies try to get ahead of the competition by releasing news on new timepieces ahead of the big watch fairs. This year is no different, and in honor of the upcoming 101st edition of Baselworld, which opens its doors to the public on March 22, 2018, we present you with an overview of 15 new models.

Richard Mille RM-11-03 McLaren Senna GTR Concept watch

My 5 Favorite Supercars (And A Superwatch) At The 2018 Geneva Motor Show, From Koenigsegg, Hennessey, McLaren, Pagani And Pininfarina

These are the five prettiest cars from the 2018 Geneva Motor Show in my opinion (practicality be gone): Koenigsegg Regera, Hennessey Venom 5, McLaren Senna GTR Concept, Pagani Huayra Roadster, and Pininfarina H2 Speed. As a bonus, one of them was introduced at the same time as a new Richard Mille watch decorated in McLaren orange!

Watchmakers: The Masters of Art Horology, clockwise from top left Jean Daniel Nicolas (Mr. Daniel Roth), George Daniels, Roger Smith and Hajime Asaoka

Best Exhibition Of Independent Watchmaking Of 2018 (Outside SIHH): Philippe Dufour, Kari Voutilainen, Jean Daniel Nicolas/Daniel Roth, Vianney Halter, Christophe Claret, De Bethune/Denis Flageollet, Hajime Asaoka, Romain Gauthier, Roger W. Smith, Ludovic Ballouard, Laurent Ferrier, Christian Klings, And George Daniels In Rome, New York, Hong Kong, And London

‘Watchmakers: The Masters of Art Horology’ is an international traveling exhibition of watches by 13 of the world’s best independent watchmakers and horologists. This special exhibition of horological art was created by the Maxima Gallery in Rome at the behest of gallery director Claudio Proietti.