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FHH Academy, the bridge to understanding Fine Watches

FHH Academy at the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie is the only organisation in the watch industry to deliver training that leads to industry-recognised certification. Initially targeting sales staff, it now also addresses the general public through digital tools.

Thursday, 26 September 2019
6 min read
Dessau building, Walter Gropius (1925-26) - South facade
Culture
Watchmakers celebrate 100 years of Bauhaus

Founded in 1919 by Walter Gropius, the Staatlisches Bauhaus applied arts school in Weimar remains vastly influential, despite its shortlived existence. Its modernist precepts outlasted the century, and the Bauhaus ethos continues to inform watch design.

Tuesday, 24 September 2019
5 min read
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Audemars Piguet Only Watch – Jules Audemars Gstaad Classic © Audemars Piguet
Culture
Only Watch achieves a record €4.5 million

Forty one-off watches were auctioned by Antiquorum on September 23rd in Monaco, under the high patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II. At EUR 1.4 million (USD 1.9 million / CHF 1.7 million), the Patek Philippe Ref. 3939 tripled its low estimate.

Wednesday, 28 September 2011
Danièle Chambas
4 min read
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Personalisation is a fabulous asset for the Reverso © Jaeger-LeCoultre
History & Masterpieces
The Reverso reveals a personal side

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso saw daylight in 1931 in response to the need to shield the dial against knocks. Now 80 years old, it has (re)discovered a new vocation: personalisation.

Wednesday, 07 September 2011
5 min read
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The Cartier Time Art exhibition design is directed by Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka © Tokujin Yoshioka/Cartier
History & Masterpieces
Cartier celebrates 150 years of time art

Cartier Time Art,* which will travel worldwide after opening in Zurich, traces the history of time measurement at Cartier from its origins in Paris in 1847 to today.

Tuesday, 06 September 2011
4 min read
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The FHH takes a true look at fakes

In 2009, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) launched a major information campaign on counterfeiting in partnership with the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH) that was relayed by the international media.

Tuesday, 05 July 2011
Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
2 min read
© Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie
Culture
Genuine or fake: do we have a choice?

If people didn't buy counterfeits, there would be no counterfeits. Communication, information and individual responsibility are the ways to put an end to an industry we have too often indulged or whose implications we have simply failed to measure.

Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Fabienne Lupo
4 min read
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Culture
"The Clock" wins the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale

An artwork that constantly gives the time while transporting viewers in place through an extraordinary collage of film clips: "The Clock" won its creator, Christian Marclay, the Golden Lion for best artist at the 54th Venice Biennale.

Monday, 20 June 2011
2 min read
The Nomos building in the old railway station
Beginner's Guide

Glashütte, the German miracle

Wednesday, 07 March 2018
Written By Christophe Roulet
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