Fine watch enthusiasts share an excitement for the innovation, detail and skill that go into every timepiece. Dramatic handcrafted dials take it up a few notches as they require even more skill and hours of labor than the complex mechanics they hide from view. In this issue of EQ Review, which was inspired by the upcoming Art Basel, we explore exquisite watch maker Piaget’s marquetry and Jaquet Droz’s execution of photorealistic painting scaled down to a 40-millimeter dial…
Newly completed Hamptons Stunner listed by James Peyton of Corcoran
Modern by Perello. Just completed. This retreat is the latest project from the Perello Design & Build team in collaboration with architect Mike Hill of Studio 3H in NYC. Crisp and clean lines that exude a casual sophistication combining an authentic timber frame set among modern finishes…
Artistry Resides at DHA Capital’s 75 Kenmare Street
DHA Capital entrusted the architectural design to AIA Institute Award-winning Andre Kikoski Architect, the firm setting the tone for Nolita’s future. Kikoski conceived a contemporary building with a highly articulated cast concrete facade, blackened steel and accented by chamfered bronze window frames and architectural fans that stress shade and shadow. It’s a stunning architectural achievement that will change with the seasons, remain fresh and modern and resonate with the surrounding historic masonry facades of SoHo and Nolita…
EQ’s Daniel Hilpert interviewed Nest Seekers’ Ryan Serhant the star of the hit TV show “Million Dollar Listing NY” at his TriBeCa listing. Ryan and Daniel wore classic timepieces provided by Piaget and in a wide-ranging discussion talked about the New York’s condo market, which buyers are most active in the market, the impetus behind the creation of a new neighborhood – SoHY (South of Hudson Yards) and the role that Hudson Yards retail plays in anchoring the neighborhood. Ryan also gives us his insights on working with developers and what makes a successful development.
The handcrafted side of luxury watchmaking
Much has been written about the mechanical side of complicated watchmaking. The complexities of executing new and innovative complications is the kind of thing that excites and inspires watch journalists and enthusiasts around the globe.
Electrification is far from new in the world of transportation, but the world of motorcycles has been slow on the uptake. Achieving reasonable range with such limited space for battery storage is the key challenge, and the tech is finally up to speed.