For so long as I have been protecting watches, the design, engineering and cultural hyperlinks to the automotive world have been bountiful. Positive, watches and automobiles are important instruments for day by day use and getting from A to B on time; that connection is evident. However they will also be a properly for appreciation and understanding, one with untold depths that may solely be plumbed by way of fastidious however joyful studying, all within the identify of enthusiasm.
In a latest interview with the automotive publication Marqued, a enterprise of Porsche Digital, Mr. Ben Clymer and Mr. Eneuri Acosta, two of my colleagues identified very properly to the HODINKEE viewers, talk about one a part of this intersection intimately. What’s it about sure watch designs – and one German carmaker specifically, Porsche – which have captivated so lots of the similar folks by way of the years? The interview flows out a bit from the confines of watches and automobiles to the touch on multi-generational manufacturers extra broadly, and the way continuity of design tends to deliver folks again, and collectively.
It is an fascinating topic, and one I assumed HODINKEE readers would take pleasure in digging into with a cup of espresso this Saturday morning.
To learn the entire interview, head over to Marqued.
An abridged model will be discovered within the Porsche Newsroom.
Prime Picture, Shayan Bokale/Marqued.