Review – Von Doren Aksla

Review – Von Doren Aksla

Von Doren is a Norwegian watch company founded by Von Doren Asbjornsen.  It began on Kickstarter on December 14, 2016, and as a new company they have really taken off.  Four watches are offered under the model name Aksla, named after Mt. Aksla, which overlooks the...
Slow Watches – A More Basic Way of Telling Time

Slow Watches – A More Basic Way of Telling Time

Slow Watches is a UK based, Swiss made watch brand started by four friends from the watch industry and e-commerce. The Slow Watch line consists of 24 hour one handed watches exclusively.  It’s a different way of measuring time where absolute precision is not...
Review – Sjöö Sandström UTC Skydiver Black Night

Review – Sjöö Sandström UTC Skydiver Black Night

This is the first Swedish watch I have had the pleasure of reviewing.  Most of us probably do not know there are quite a few watch companies from Sweden.  They specialize in a fairly wide range of watch types including minimalist, chrono, sport, fashion and damascus...
Hercules, Huge Yet Simple by Pier Watches

Hercules, Huge Yet Simple by Pier Watches

  From the start, we knew we wanted to build an oversized watch. The design of HERCULES is influenced by one of the largest airships to ever fly – Howard Hughes’s H4 Hercules. A plane so long that it rivals the length of an Airbus A380. It’s wingspan longer than...