MB&F, AKA Maximilian Busser and Friends, has come a long way. It has progressed from making exotic watches to, in recent years, exquisite clocks that were pretty much out of this world. The Octopod is the luxury watch brand’s latest table clock that will leave sci-fi fans drooling all over. Assuming the form of a robotic octopus (hence, Octopod), the Octopod was a co-creation with L’Epée 1839 and features deep sea technology like the bathysphere (that’s a deep sea, spherical submersible, if you don’t already know) inspired by the late eighties sci-fi/horror flick, The Abyss (1989, 20th Century Fox) and it boasts no less than 468 fine-finished components behind the newly developed eight-day movement by L’Epée 1839 that makes it ticks. Impressive. Continue reading MB&F’s Octopus-inspired Table Clock Is Really More Akin To A Robotic Spider
Nixie tubes, aka cold cathode displays, were what folks use when LCD and LED haven’t been invented. Much like incandescent bulbs, they are beautiful, but not quite efficient. Despite so, we have seen them put to good use in clocks even till today. You can even DIY one yourself if you want to, but nothing will be comparable to what MB&F and Frank Buchwald has came up with: the MB&F Nixie Machine. So what the heck is a Nixie Machine? Well, its an pretty over-the-top clock that uses Nixie tubes to present you with hours, minutes, and seconds, or day, month, and year in date mode. So, yes. It is a clock, which is somewhat related to what’s MB&F is doing. At least, it is closer relation to its field than a music box, right? Anywho, that’s what set this forward thinking luxury timepiece maker apart from its competitions: It has the spirit of innovations and has no qualms in taking on projects outside of its comfort zone. Continue reading MB&F Has a Clock That Uses Soviet-made Nixie Tubes to Tell Time
Luxury clocks are rapidly becoming one of the must-have accessories for any contemporary home and there are some many stylish, unusual wall and desk clocks to choose from to the point where consumers are positively spoilt for choice. More and more homeowners are looking for statement pieces that elevate the style of a room and luxury clocks are a fantastic means of achieving this.
Interior design is all about tying the different elements of a room together and it is important to see the space as a jigsaw which needs to fit together from a visual perspective. Continue reading George Nelson Luxury Clocks