Author: James Thorpe

Can luxury watchmaking go green? While there’s a growing onus on watchmakers to be more sustainable, they must also fashion masterpieces of micro engineering from some of the world’s toughest materials, like ceramics. But these materials can cause serious issues with regard to tool life. Perhaps the most extreme recent example of sustainable watchmaking is the so-called Garbage Watch by Vollebak, a radical design-led British clothing brand that makes clothes and accessories using emerging materials, with new technologies and processes. Vollebak says its products are “of the future” while also being sustainable. Despite its name, the Garbage Watch is a…

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