Porsche Design

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Porsche Design Custom-built Timepieces: Watchmaking of Tomorrow

Despite iconic watch models in their 51-year history, many collectors and connoisseurs of fine mechanics do not necessarily associate Porsche Design with the term ‘watch manufacturer’. And yet Porsche Design’s Swiss subsidiary, Porsche Design Timepieces AG, is currently developing something…

Swisswatches 24 Days of Christmas: Top Watches of 2023

It’s been another extraordinary year for us all, and the watch world is no exception. That is why the Swisswatches team sat down once more to comprise a list of our top watches of 2023. From anniversary models to world…

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Utility Above Military: The Porsche Design Chronograph 1 Utility – Limited Edition

In the late 1970s, Porsche Design developed the stainless steel military chronograph. The timepiece, which was characterised by reliability and optimal readability, attracted the interest of the aviation industry. Soon, international air forces, such as the pilots of the US…

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60 Years of the Porsche 911: Porsche Design Chronograph 1 – 911 S/T

When it comes to finding the right birthday present, it is not uncommon to make a mistake, much to the chagrin of the person receiving the gift. Often the birthday boy or girl finds themselves deposited with a pile of rather…

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The Velocity of Time – featuring Ferdi Porsche

What drives Ferdi Porsche? An exclusive portrait from Swisswatches Magazine about the dream of a young architect and entrepreneur. Everyone is searching for a purpose in life. But what drives the grandson of the founder of the world’s most successful…

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Ferdi Porsche Celebrates the Opening of his F.A.T. Mankei Hut with Porsche Design

An exclusive Porsche meeting on the Grossglockner – is it worth paying a trip to the F.A.T. Mankei hut? It certainly makes for a particularly special experience for the owners of the Porsche Design Chronograph 1 – GP 2023. At…

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75 Years of Porsche Sports Cars: Porsche Design Presents the Limited Anniversary Edition Chronograph 1 – 75 Years Porsche Edition

Exactly 75 years ago, the first Porsche sports car was registered in 1948. Ferry Porsche wanted a light, efficient sports car. Since one of that kind did not exist according to his ideas, he simply built one himself. Thus, the…

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From Los Angeles to San Francisco with the Porsche Design 1919 Globetimer UTC and the Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid

A travel diary in a watch magazine? I admit, this article deviates somewhat from our norm – but with good reason. In October 2022, Porsche and Porsche Design provided me with two products of their best luxury technology, the Porsche…

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Swisswatches 24 Days of Christmas: Top Watches of 2022

It’s been another extraordinary year for us all, and the watch world is no exception. That is why the Swisswatches team sat down once more to comprise a list of our top watches of 2022. From anniversary models to world…

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Porsche Design Chronograph 1 – GP 2023 Edition

As the 50th anniversary year of the Porsche Design Chronograph 1, which was widely celebrated with an array of special models, draws to a close, the watch manufacturer is already presenting its next highlight. With the Chronograph 1 – GP…

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Never-Changing Values: A 911 Targa From 1972 And a Matching Unique Piece From Porsche Design

In this world, markets regulate the price – but they cannot always reflect the true value of a product. This is probably going to be the case starting from November 29, when, as part of Sotheby’s Luxury Week, something extraordinary…