Tuesday January 21, 2020

Curated: The Inner World Of Horology

Ian Walton is an industrial designer whose interest in horology was set in motion around four years ago. Now his NTN brand is one to watch, writes Elaine Prendeville

14th May, 2017
The W1/D watch with stainless steel case and fog grey strap

Horology: a wonderful word, and one increasingly encountered in the zeitgeist (as listeners to the S Town podcast can attest . . . ). It is dictionary-defined both as the study and measurement of time, and the art of making clocks and watches. An horologist, meanwhile, is something quite special indeed, considering how few individuals take on the crafting of timepieces in the professional sense.

Modern Irish watchmaker Ian Walton is, however, one such individual, and his brand, NTN,...

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