Welcome to the New Calibre 11

Posted by: David Chalmers   |   25 August 2010   |   11 Comments  

Welcome to the new and improved Calibre 11: full-fat and with 20% more crunch.

The idea behind the new layout is to make it easier to find stories on the watches that you’re interested in and to make the reading experience more of a “Magazine” feel, rather than just a list of posts.

Some of  the most popular posts have covered the background behind a particular watch series, tracing back its origins and design influences- there will be more of these stories in the coming months.

So what’s changed apart from a new coat of paint? The biggest change is  the greater prominence of four Categories- Heuer; TAG Heuer; Movements and General, which are there to help organise the posts. Click on the “Heuer” Category and you’ll land at a the Heuer page showing the various Heuer models. One more click on the model of your choice will take you to all the posts written about that series.

At the bottom of the new layout you’ll also find a live feed of the conversations going on at two of best Heuer/ TAG Heuer forums- Watchuseek and On The Dash- as well as a link to the TAG Heuer bits and pieces from around the web that get posted at the Calibre 11 Facebook page. Whether you’re looking to buy your first watch or have a collection that fills an entire room, take a look at these forums and get involved. You’ll find links to other great watch forums and blogs- including some that even dare to cover other brands- in the Links tab on the menu bar.

My thanks to both TAG Heuer and Topper Jewelers, whose support makes it possible to maintain and improve Calibre 11 and to Rob Knightsbridge of SW1 Design who has turned a few dodgy sketches into a functioning website.

So take a look around and hope you enjoy the new layout.

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11 Comments »

  • Watchonista Team said:

    Clear sections, good design, excellent articles.

    Congratulations Calibre 11!

    The Watchonista Team

  • Fabrizio said:

    Dear David, excellent restyling that makes the site neater and even more enjoyable.

    Keep up the good work.

    Cheers,

    Fabrizio

  • JFLUX13 said:

    Congrats on the new design! It's very intuitive, classy and efficient.

    It is a nice update that will undoubtedly enhance my visits to your excellent site.

  • Speedmaster said:

    Congrats!

  • Jonathan said:

    Looking good ;)

  • wynonie said:

    Wow – new site looks amazing.

  • DC (author) said:

    Thanks everyone- and thanks to those who pointed out a few problems with the site…nothing quite like a live test to see if everything works!

    David

  • Shaun said:

    Good work DC, looks great :)

  • Frank said:

    The new design looks very good David! Keep up the great work and keep sharing your (TAG) Heuer passion with the rest of us :-)

    Thumbs up, buddy!

  • DC (author) said:

    Thanks Frank.

    David

  • Ayaka Nisshi said:

    Thank you so much really god work. i would like to congratulate you at this achievement. All the best.

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