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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
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
Horloge marine no 16 built in 1775 by Ferdinand Berthoud , a pioneer of the marine chronometers © Beyer Watch Museum Zurich
History & Masterpieces
Interference from natural phenomena

If the precision of a mechanical chronometer cannot rival that of its quartz counterpart, this has not stopped watchmakers from continuously making improvements in precision.

Wednesday, 18 June 2008
1 min read
Meeting the industry at the Société Suisse de Chronométrie

With its 1,100 members, the Société Suisse de Chronométrie is the branch's largest professional association alongside the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry. Its purpose is to promote technical and scientific knowledge in the sector. Christophe Roulet met its President, Zian Kighelman.

Tuesday, 20 May 2008
5 min read
Tracking down watches on the Net

As the recent Intellectual Property Day at Geneva University's School of Law clearly spelled out, counterfeiting is a global scourge and the weapons with which to fight it still lack bite. The first in a three-part file.

Tuesday, 20 May 2008
3 min read
Blossoming Flower Clock (1) © David Chang
History & Masterpieces
Chinese-made clocks in the Qing Dynasty

After reading Fernando Correia de Oliveira's article (HH Journal 13) on how mechanical clocks were introduced to China, I wanted to continue the story and explain how, after that historic moment, the Chinese began to make their own clocks.

Tuesday, 20 May 2008
David Chang
4 min read
History & Masterpieces
The Minerva Institute joins Time Aeon in its efforts to promote training

Defending the same values for an identical vision of Fine Watchmaking, the Minerva Institute, which belongs to the Richemont group, has announced a partnership with Time Aeon Foundation to ensure that the chain of knowledge continues unbroken.

Monday, 14 April 2008
4 min read
Chapter One © Maîtres du Temps
History & Masterpieces
In search of the perfect timepiece

Making its entrance in the Fine Watch segment this year, Maîtres du Temps brings together some of the foremost independent watchmakers for the creation of an exceptional timepiece. Christophe Claret, Roger Dubuis and Peter Speake-Marin are first to take the stage.

Sunday, 13 April 2008
Florence Noël
4 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
5 min read
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