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Introducing the Stowa x Worn & Wound Partitio Blau Limited Edition

It’s with great excitement that today we are announcing our third collaboration of 2018, the Stowa x Worn & Wound Partitio Blau Limited Edition, our second with the storied German brand...

Come See the Windup Watch Shop at American Field Brooklyn

The Windup Watch Shop will be exhibiting at American Field Brooklyn, November 17 – 18, at Industry City...

Welcome Archimede to the Windup Watch Shop

Today, we are excited to announce that we are bringing Archimede into the Windup Watch Shop, starting with a selection of their incredible Pilot’s watches, tailored specifically for the store...

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...