Digital Gizmos No. 12: Buster + Punch Light Switches
MOST OF US have likely never given the humble light switch much thought. You flip them on, you flop them off. Since the days of Edison, it’s been as utilitarian as a daily device gets—but no longer. Meet Buster + Punch switches and dimmers.
The Serious Chronos Watch Safe
ONE OF THE last questions we ask of each participant in the Mechanics of Style Collector Q&A is “are you a casual watch enthusiast or a serious collector?” Well, are you, punk? Both the casual and the serious appreciate exceptional timepieces, but the distinction between them is real — and in the case of the latter that appreciation often borders on the obsessive.
Employing time-tested techniques to contemporary cuts, Raleigh Denim has a personal stake in supplying a great pair of jeans, restoring vintage machinery from the early 20th century to get as close to handmade as possible, or in their words “non-automated”. The husband and wife team began in 2007 as more of a project. I sat with Victor Lytvinenko at booth 308 under The Tents at the PROJECT menswear trade show.
Collectors GPQ&A No.32: Jonathan Ward
Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon Biaxial Tantalum and Sapphire
We find that notable people often share some of their most memorable characteristics, from the trivial to the profound — and those things that are unique to them are equally revealing. To scratch the surface, we present the GPQ+A. —The Editors