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  • Louis Vuitton casts doubt over $16bn Tiffany takeover

    The world’s biggest luxury goods firm, LVMH, has cast doubt over its planned $16bn (£12.5bn) takeover of US-based jeweller Tiffany. LVMH agreed to acquire Tiffany last November, but coronavirus-induced turmoil on financial markets has overshadowed the deal. After days of… Read More ›

  • The Timex Metropolitan R

    Timex hasn’t used Google’s WearOS on the Metropolitan series, and instead states the watch operating system and app are proprietary. The app has Timex branding and there is a long list of Timex watch faces too, but everything has a… Read More ›

  • AirPods Pro vs Jaybird Vista

    I am on my second stint with the AirPods Pro and the experience is a little better this time. A little better… I was advised by a friend recently that the issue with dizziness may have been reduced, presumably quietly,… Read More ›

  • John F. Kennedy’s Watch

    Today’s JFK’s Omega Ultra Thin sits in Omega’s museum in Bienne, Switzerland—the brand purchased the watch at auction for $350,000 in 2005. And as far as presidential watches go, it remains an artifact of a different time. With the exception… Read More ›


    The Innotruck is a milestone in automotive history. With this invention, Colani was 100 years ahead of his time. The futuristic extreme design was developed to reduce fuel consumption by up to 50 %. The model offered here was built… Read More ›

  • Atget’s Paris, 100 Years Later

    Freed of people, the urban landscape has evoked an older Paris. In particular, it has called up the singular Paris of Eugène Atget, an early 20th-century father of modern photography in his unsentimental focus on detail… More here. These photos… Read More ›

  • Pac-Man | Design Icons

    While a nascent games industry was laser focused on emulating the success of Taito’s Space Invaders, one designer tried to make something completely different – and ended up creating our second design icon: Pac-Man. Brilliant.

  • Bulova offers more gimmicks

    The first of the models in the Bulova Frank Sinatra Collection, the Bulova My Way, starts with an Art Deco style rectangular stainless steel case sized at 29.5 mm by 47 mm. Finished in either polished stainless or gold tone,… Read More ›

  • Inside Twitter’s Decision to Fact-Check Trump’s Tweets

    Within 48 hours of the fact-check, Trump was preparing to issue an executive order that would ban federal spending on social platforms that exercise certain editorial powers and encourage the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general to launch investigations… Read More ›

  • Spiderman-inspired wearable sanitiser

    The designer wanted to solve the behavioral perception and usage when it came to traditional sanitizer bottles. He wanted to create something that was innovative, ergonomic, easy to carry, and made it hassle-free to sanitize frequently when you go outside…. Read More ›