Where watches come from

More people in Glashütte wear good watches than elsewhere in the world. As these images prove.

Perfect for every day

NOMOS Glashütte is celebrating 175 years of watchmaking history with haute horlogerie in stainless steel. Lambda enamel white, black, and blue are limited edition—and works of watchmaking art

Talking politics at work

Are we in favor? Of course, says Judith Borowski in her recent op-ed piece for the German business newspaper Handelsblatt. And here.

When will there be a new watch?

Heike Arendt is the head of product management at NOMOS Glashütte and she doesn’t make announcements all too often—but she doesn’t rest on her laurels either.

Celebrating 175 years of watchmaking

NOMOS Glashütte is marking this significant anniversary with three limited-edition versions of a classic model.

Emergency aid from a watch

NOMOS watchmakers craft timepieces that support Doctors Without Borders Germany through a donation of EUR 250 per watch.

Timeless beauty

Matthias Garff makes insect boxes—which are reminiscent of the cabinets of curiosities from centuries past.

The Best of the Best

Built like a vault — and beautiful to boot. For good reason, Tangente Sport has just won the highest distinction for watch design.

NOMOS Glashütte wins award for its conduct—and watchmaking craft

For “taking real steps against populism”—and for outstanding handcraft, quality, as well as products that last a lifetime.

Moved to tears

Beauty can make us better people, according to the world-renowned designer Stefan Sagmeister. An interview with him in New York.

Earn it first

Simply buying something isn’t enough: We need to earn something before we can own it, says Professor Jörg Hundertpfund.

Simply everyday

Searching for love or friendship? Sometimes objects have got what it takes to be your companion.

The Berlin Wall: 30 years on

In 1989, the population of East Germany won its fight for freedom and democracy—fortunately for NOMOS and Glashütte.

Time for life

General director of MSF Germany Florian Westphal tells us about his life-saving work and cooperating with NOMOS Glashütte.

The square in art

Works of art for the wrist: Pay a visit to our Tetra Gallery.

Simon Husslein

His favorite projects as a designer? Furniture, exciting interiors, and watches (of course). The renowned industrial designer tells us more.

The mechanics of time

It’s everyday work for the experts, but for the layman it’s often a mechanical mystery: how do watches store and release energy? We explain all here.

Against career setbacks

Can watches be dangerous? And what else can they do? Jessica Wahl is a management coach who pays attention to people's wrists.

Summer in Glashütte

Find out why St. Wolfgang church in Glashütte doesn't have a sundial—and where in the town the sun is (almost) always shining.

Vacations for all!

There’s no question that your watch comes along when you go on vacation. Susanne Kloss, a trained watch medic, knows just how to keep your watch ticking along smoothly. And she's here to share some pointers.

Sarah Illenberger

She’s an artist and illustrator, “but set design fits as well,” she says. One of Berlin’s most creative minds answers our questions.

White nights

When you know that it’s already evening, but it still doesn’t feel like it!

A departure from the familiar

Expect the unexpected: There is a complex design process behind the development of the Autobahn watch.

It doesn’t always have to be a soft landing

At least for the watch! But do you really need “water resistance to 1000 ft”?

“It’s good, you can wear it!”

Author Gary Shteyngart talks literature, watches—and watch geeks.

Strapping stuff!

Leather from a small area of a horse’s back, couture woven in France, or forged from metal: we’re talking about watch straps.

“The mainstream is tedious”

Mark Braun is a talented and internationally successful designer. That said, many of his creations are even more renowned than himself—from furniture and lights to tableware and watches.

What’s within

Watch movements are beautiful—full of sun, snails, and handwritten love notes, even in the places you can’t see. Why is that?


A good three dozen towns called Glashütte exist worldwide. But only one is world famous—as the center of German fine watchmaking.

Interview with Daniel Libeskind

The NOMOS fan discusses his design process—and why collaboration is so important for creative projects.

Small delights

Even more Bauhaus: These four new women’s watches are more refined than ever—and will look perfect with jewelry. But why are they called “duo”?


Our biggest release this spring: sports watches with bracelets. Take a closer look at this robust yet elegant collection here.

Doctors Without Borders

We are supporting those who help—with brand-new watches. Are you in?

100 years of Bauhaus

A major anniversary—but Bauhaus has always been important to us.

What NOMOS stands for

Is a watch a statement? Yes—among other things, it can show how we tick.