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Brittany Nicole Cox
History & Masterpieces
Brittany Cox, an exceptional horological conservator - Part one

Brittany Nicole Cox is one of the foremost horological conservators in the world. From studies to today’s accomplishment, she explains her thoughts and visions.

Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Cait Bazemore
8 min read
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Edouard Meylan, CEO H. Moser & Cie
Culture
"H. Moser & Cie. has gained in maturity"

Eight years after its takeover, H. Moser & Cie. is no longer the rebellious teenager. At the upcoming Watches & Wonders Geneva (ex-SIHH), the brand joins the historic Maisons and will present a new collection of steel sports watches. Chief Executive Edouard Meylan fills in the details.

Monday, 13 January 2020
5 min read
Audemars-Piguet corporate movie 2009 © Audemars Piguet
Culture
Audemars Piguet in the director’s chair

The Le Brassus Manufacture pulled out all the stops for its new corporate film. A year in the making, it includes scenes shot in the studios, on location and 3D animations. The result is five minutes of pure cinema.

Tuesday, 14 July 2009
3 min read
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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
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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
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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
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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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