“Passion is the spice of life!”
Vincent Daveau’s career has taken countless twists and turns without ever losing sight of its direction. At its heart: time and how to convey it. After teaching history and geography, Vincent went back to school himself to learn about the mechanical forces that make the world tick. He embraced his new vocation as a qualified repairer and restorer of watches, working with antique timepieces in Paris. In the mid-1990s, the opportunity arose for him to help set up the very first luxury watch concession inside a Parisian department store. The realisation that his passion for time could be conveyed through the object itself sparked more new encounters and ultimately another change in direction.
One published article, then another, then a hundred confirmed his talent for crafting time not with the tools of his trade but with words, carefully chosen so that the intricacies played out beneath the dial might become a science within anyone’s reach. From his beginnings with a specialist magazine, these words are now echoed in the pages of leading newspapers and magazines all over the world. Convinced that every second counts, Vincent Daveau is a firm believer that life is a series of encounters and discoveries to be endlessly renewed.