The archive of the Longines watch company is so extensive and contains so many covetable models that the brand hardly needs to employ any designers - it could survive very nicely simply by reviving pieces from its back catalogue.
Watch of the collection The 24 Hours (above) is a reincarnation of an old model made for the Swiss national airline during the Fifties. The update comes in a 47.5mm case with a huge onion crown. The only problem: you need to relearn how to tell the time - what looks like ten past ten, for example, is actually ten past eight. £2,040.
Not everything has great design, but the very least demanded from designers is some attention to proper design. Here are 8 examples showing just why proof-reading and attention to detail makes all the difference. Read more
The Air Max 1 is surely one of Nike's most timeless design examples. Three decades later and it still looks good. While it has seen some systematic changes in recent times, this time it receives a change in collar height and a colorway in black and gray camo. The Nike Sportswear Air Max 1 Mid FB will be available soon at select Nike Sportswear stockists. Read more