REVOLVING TIME A daring reading of time and practical technical innovations are the achievements of this seductive UR-210 RG made by Urwerk. The UR-201 RG collection once again has concentrated the spirit of the Urwerk brand and its two talented designers, Martin Frei and Felix Baumgartner. On...

THE TITANIUM CHRYSALIS Since 1997, Urwerk has fascinated customers with its outstanding timepieces and now, 20 years of artistic watchmaking later, the firm has created a transformable watch adorned with titanium. Have you heard of The Transformers? They were toys made in the 1980s, robots that...

STRIKE GOLD The magicians at Urwerk have conjured up a new red gold shell to cover the super-mechanical UR-105. The dictionary definition of gold is a “shiny, dense yellow metal that’s highly malleable, not subject to oxidation or corrosion and of high commercial value.” King Midas couldn’t...

EMC TimeHunter X-Ray: The smartwatch by Urwerk Three years after the launch of the EMC concept, the young watch brand has unveiled a new version of its mechanical watch armed with an electronic module. It may be called “TimeHunter” but it has a deeper meaning; this watch isn’t about...

Two mastodons on the velvet-covered wooden display tray seem ready to do battle. A spiky bearing, eye-catching solid skull, intimidating teeth, shiny eyes...

Introducing the Urwerk UR-106 Black Pink “Pink it's my new obsession, Pink it's not even a question,” sang Steven Tyler, the lead singer of US rock band Aerosmith in 1997. Pink can actually be a real obsession especially if it’s as intense as the aptly named...

Introducing the Urwerk EMC "Time Hunter" A mechanical watch may come out of the factory in perfect condition but it is then affected by changes in temperature, humidity and even the position it’s in. How precise it is depends on its owner’s lifestyle and activities. There...

Urwerk – UR-105 T-Rex It could have been called the watch that goes “grrr!” The latest piece from the Urwerk collection is fierce to say the least. The UR-105 T-Rex has the scaled and slightly triangular head of one of the largest carnivores ever to have...

This watch, whose mechanical movement is controlled by an electronic monitor, won two awards at the Geneva Grand Prix d'Horlogerie in 2014 and has attracted attention since it was first designed. Its inventors, artistic director Martin Frei and master watchmaker Felix Baumgartner, asked Bavarian engraver...