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.
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.
The Genevan Manufacture proposes a watch that is as inviolable as a Swiss banknote. A technological prowess of the utmost beauty.
Exceptional watches are the reflection of human genius in "Fine Watchmaking Celebrates Sport," the exhibition which the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie is staging at the SIHH 2008. A tribute to the shared values of sport and the watchmaker's art.
After three and a half years, a dream comes true for Nicolas G. Hayek as Breguet unveils its replica of the pocket watch made for France's most famous queen. Interview.
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.
Although many brands create jewellery versions within each of their core product families, the true haute joaillerie watch stands apart from “set” pieces. But making this kind of commitment is not easy.
Waltham, Rolex, "Shturmanskie", TAG Heuer, Breitling, Omega and Bulova have all been witness to historic exploits. They have climbed Everest, dived 10,000 metres under the sea, orbited the Earth or landed on the moon. A look back at these legendary adventurers