>SHOP

keep my inbox inspiring

Sign up to our monthly newsletter for exclusive news and trends

Follow us on all channels

Start following us for more content, inspiration, news, trends and more

© 2019 - Copyright Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie Tous droits réservés

Culture

Watch Live app
Culture
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
16
The Deutsches Museum on Museuminsel (Museum Island) in Munich © Deutsches Museum
History & Masterpieces
The Deutsches Museum of science and technology in Munich

The Deutsches Museum in Munich is a child of its times. Conceived by an engineer, for over a hundred years it has pursued a constant objective: to generate public enthusiasm for science and to foster vocations among future generations of scientists.

Friday, 19 June 2009
6 min read
5
191
Culture
Global warming and counterfeiting: one and the same fight (II)

Like climate change, a global threat whose effects can already be felt, counterfeiting has consequences on a worldwide scale. Marc Frisanco, a specialist with the Richemont group, talks about the measures that must be taken.

Friday, 19 June 2009
4 min read
© Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, City of Geneva, inv. no 1979-82 - Robert Gardelle (1682-1766) - View of Geneva from Saint-Jean - 1719 or 1726 (?) - Oil on canvas - 59.7 cm — 142.2 cm - Photo: Yves Siza
History & Masterpieces
When Geneva became a vast Fabrique

"Geneva's most thriving fabrique is watchmaking. It employs more than 5,000 people, which is over one fifth of the citizens." So reads the lengthy article on Geneva, published in 1757 in the Encyclopaedia of Diderot and d'Alembert. Despite being written with a lower-case f, fabrique (manufactory) no less refers to the multitude of watchmakers, goldsmiths, jewellers and other craftsmen whose cabinets (small workshops) had spread along the right bank of the Rhône in the eighteenth century, and who combined their skills to produce watches and jewellery.

Wednesday, 20 May 2009
Gian Pozzy
2 min read
G
Culture
Global warming and counterfeiting: one and the same fight (I)

Marc Frisanco, a specialist in intellectual property at the Richemont group, sees striking parallels between global warming and the spread of counterfeit goods. Tackling either of these problems must inevitably appeal to basic moral principles. Part Two in the June issue of HH Magazine.

Wednesday, 20 May 2009
4 min read
Jean-Claude Biver, Hublot CEO © Hublot
Culture
Hublot tackles counterfeiting in its own backyard

Hublot has joined forces with WISeKey to provide its customers with a means of authenticating their timepieces online, by giving each of their watches a unique "ID card." Counterfeiters be warned.

Tuesday, 21 April 2009
3 min read
3
Gilt-brass tambour cased watch. South Germany, circa 1560. Signed:
History & Masterpieces
The British Museum: a repository of horological treasures

With a collection that includes some 4,500 watches, for the most part bequests from three private collectors, the British Museum offers a rare opportunity to contemplate the history of time measurement. These intricately engraved complicated watches are one example.

Tuesday, 21 April 2009
5 min read
5
The Nomos building in the old railway station
Beginner's Guide

Glashütte, the German miracle

Wednesday, 07 March 2018
Written By Christophe Roulet
5 min read
G
Back to Top
1 10 20 30 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50