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The Oris Big Crown Pointer Date Roberto Clemente LE - Now Available at the Windup Watch Shop

Today, we’re excited to say that we’re adding their most recent commemorative watch to the Windup Watch Shop, the Oris Big Crown Pointer Date Roberto Clemente LE.

Introducing the Boldr Field Medic Chronographs - Now Available at the Windup Watch Shop

The BOLDR Field Medic Chronograph was designed as a tool watch for frontline healthcare professionals

The Timex M79 Automatic is Now Available at the Windup Watch Shop

If you’re a fan of the Q Timex watches and their distinctive, ‘70s-inspired barrel cases, but want your watch to have a mechanical heart, the Timex M79 is the timepiece for you.

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THE ART OF TIME: MAX BILL AND “DIE GUTE FORM”
Words by Sean Lorentzen

Plenty of individual designers have gone on to become famous. Design movements from neoclassicism to Art Deco are rightly well-known as well. But only one design school has gone on to become not just a household name, but a cornerstone of a century of design thinking. I’m talking, of course, about the Bauhaus. The clean, minimal approach the Bauhaus taught has found its way into the watch world in a thousand different iterations through a thousand different designers, but perhaps none have put a better personal spin on the style than Max Bill. In decades of partnership with Junghans, Bill provided the world with starkly beautiful designs with a distinct personality.

Born outside of Zurich on December 22, 1908, Bill showed an affinity for form from a very early age. By age sixteen, he was working as an apprentice silversmith in the town of Winterthur, and after two years he enrolled at the legendary Bauhaus. Full article on Worn & Wound...