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- Lau r en t Fer r i er
Laurent Ferrier, a former senior watchmaker for Patek Philippe, produces beautifully crafted watches, but his Galet Secret timepiece is particularly impressive. It features a tourbillon double spiral and a manual winding mechanical movement, but a truly neat touch is the push button. Touch it to open the phase shift which will reveal a customisable dial – chosen by the wearer – which takes an hour to unfold to its full 240° glory.
- Pa r a d i s i
Paradisi’s furniture is crafted from carbon fibre and metals such as titanium and aluminium, resulting in pieces that are both high-end and incredibly slick. Designer Simon Furillo has used technology and materials typically employed by NASA and Formula One to create furniture that is stylish and masculine – perfect for every bachelor pad.
Fit for a king
- P u r li n g Lo n d o n
Arguably the greatest chess set we’ve ever seen, these Art Chess works from Purling comprise hand-carved Staunton pieces which have been individually painted by specially commissioned artists, including Olivia Pilling, Joanna Scislowicz and Richard Morrissey. A must, then, for art-lovers as well as budding Grandmasters.
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