Six Pips

  • Clerkenwell Design Week

    Get inspired at Clerkenwell Design Week | No. 462 ▶◀

    The important Pip is about Clerkenwell Design Week below but let’s start with a spring poem, but that’s the feeling now the sun is out. These are our wild native Daffodils or Lent Lilis and are unusual to find growing wild in Sussex. Species Narcissus pseudonarcissus. A poem by EE Cummings. in Just- spring when the world is mud- luscious

    Read more
  • Watches for Designers

    Astounding Watches for Designers | No. 461 ▶◀

    Considering watches for designers is what we are up to, it really is not that thrilling apart from the odd titbit I can share regarding new releases which will not happen fully until much later this year, and there is not much to show until then – just so we are straight 🙂 However! Buoys Clubbers can go see some

    Read more
  • Ti Watches

    A Meltdown of Ti Watches | No. 460 ▶◀

    Let’s talk Ti watches and more specifically – titanium. Discovered in Cornwall in 1791, and there we have a nice link to the Blacklamp Carbon watch we made which has a structure akin to the crazy geology of the cliffs of Milook Haven near Bude. Titanium was named after the Greek Titans. It is the 7th most abundant metal in the

    Read more
  • How to design a beautiful thing

    How to design a beautiful thing | No 458 ▶◀

    Evening all! What a fortnight we have had since the last Pips! Almost a new website. A complete rebuild. It looks much the same because I like the way it looks but now much cleaner. It should load much faster so that will suit those at sea with sporadic 4G. More to the point there is some fresh stuff. Specifically, the little

    Read more
  • Black watches

    An Armageddon of Black Watches | NO. 455 ▶◀

    Evening all. Much to my surprise many of you liked the Undercurrents article on black watches that went out last Sunday. In fact many of you inquired about a Blacklamp Evo. It is a long way off yet; I did not want to fuel the flames of excitement too much this far out. If you did not read the article you

    Read more
  • Cool Things

    Cool Things | NO. 454 ▶◀

    Evening all! You will be pleased to know that I have been busy. I’m not sure the fruits of my work will be seen for a while, this is watchmaking. Cool stuff takes a long time. But I wanted you to know that if I miss a Pips week it is because I am in a pit of design. Said

    Read more
  • Watch dials artwork inspiration

    Using the Best Watch Dials | No. 453 ▶◀

    Evening all. It is a Toot Toot Pips tonight. I don’t blow the Schofield trumpet very often, many proper marketeers would suggest I do it more. Here are two emails received this week. It is all about watch dials and just how utterly awesome they are even outside of a watch case. I have also learnt what Hebdomadal means. I’ve

    Read more
  • The Sea

    A Stunning Wooden Watch Box | No. 452 ▶◀

    Evening all! A Pips about all things. But right at the end I want you to focus on just how cool our wooden watch boxes are. A wooden watch box cannot be beaten. Until now (2023) when Schofield reveals the CANISTER!. Oh I’ll be chewing salted horse and biting flinty bread, And dancing with the stars to watch, upon the

    Read more
  • Giles Ellis REAL TIME SHOW

    Only 4 Super Special Watch Dial Artworks | No. 451 ▶◀

    Evening all! Happy New Year! Let’s get right into a big start to the year. First up, The Real Time Show, featuring me. Blurb – The Real Time Show is a twice-weekly watchmaking podcast that alternates between interactive Question & Answer and interview formats. Every week, the stars of the show will be the audience and some of the most

    Read more
  • Schofield Desk Clocks

    1 Effortless Desk Clock | No. 450 ▶◀

    Evening all. Happy, happy Christmas to you all. Apologies for the poemy Pips of late. But I rather like this one some parts seemed apt, others dated. This Pips features a desk clock – yes, the Small Wall Clock on a stand! ​Another Year, Good Housekeeping, January, 1896, “Time cuts down all, both great and small, and fruit when ripe is sure

    Read more