Born in Finland in 1962, Kari Voutilainen was fascinated by the art of watch-making from a very early age. He decided to make a career of it. At the beginning of the 2000s, he set up on his own in the Val de Travers. He produces each of his models from start to finish. As is often the case when a watch is made by hand, production is very much limited. He produces around forty pieces per year.
Kari Voutilainen launches a career as an artistic watch-maker artisan. He thus sets up business in Môtiers, Switzerland.
The Observatoire watch is introduced. It reverts to the characteristics of chronometers from yesteryear.
The Vingt-8 watch arouses admiration with its elegance and technical features.
Creation of the Aki-No-Kure watch with its lacquered dial in line with an ancient Japanese technique.