Meeting the Founders

Meeting the Founders

April 19, 2017

I grew up in and around Marlow and spent a lot time on the Thames rowing and swimming, so the town has always been very dear to me...

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Slow-Living

Slow-Living

April 05, 2017

As watches get smarter, and lives ever faster, there is a movement embracing the slow-living counter culture; going back to the simple things, celebrating tradition.

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Making the Derwent

Making the Derwent

February 10, 2017

All our designs start with the movement, and for the Derwent we chose a movement that's robust and very accurate...

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Benchmark

Benchmark

December 01, 2016

Nestled in the Berkshire countryside, a stone's throw from Hungerford, Benchmark's showroom and workshop are places of pure craftsmanship...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Own a Watch

10 Reasons Why You Should Own a Watch

June 29, 2016 3 Comments

We’ve been putting together a list of the 10 reasons why everyone should own a watch, made up of the daily musings of our team.

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Technically Speaking - Part I - Movements

Technically Speaking - Part I - Movements

May 03, 2016 5 Comments

The first step, before any design work has commenced, is to decide what sort of engine will power the watch.

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Savouring North Cornwall

Savouring North Cornwall

April 20, 2016

Cornwall is one of those places that makes you feel proud to be British, and with hidden gems such as Port Isaac it's easy to see why...

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Exploring South Wales

Exploring South Wales

March 09, 2016

Dylan Thomas referred to this part of the world as the fields of praise which filled him with inspiration, and we can see why...

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Launching the Cherwell on Kickstarter

Launching the Cherwell on Kickstarter

February 26, 2016 4 Comments

Being funded in such a short space of time certainly brought a lot of validity and confirmation to our design of the Cherwell...

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The Lake District

The Lake District

February 15, 2016

In the north-west of England lies a mountainous region with breathless beauty. And you can understand why once you arrive...

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Designing a Watch

Designing a Watch

February 07, 2016

The Cherwell is designed as a dress watch with a contemporary feel, and we use several elements to achieve it...

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Does Yours Sweep or Tick?

Does Yours Sweep or Tick?

January 06, 2016

When I was young my father had a Smiths Astral watch that he adored, and rightly so. This thing was utterly beautiful in every respect...

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