A hip artsy crowd gathered at Condesa, Mexico City’s trendy neighbourhood and home of established and up and coming artists to join an event hosted by TAG Heuer, the Swiss avant garde watchmaker. The American street artist Alec Monopoly transformed an art space into his workshop. The guests got a closer look into his creative process. Alec was putting finishing touches to a canvas in tribute to the Mexican solidarity and strength after the devastating earthquake of September 2017.
The Mysterious Double Tourbillon movement created at the La Chaux-de-Fonds Manufacture in 2013 represents a milestone in Cartier watchmaking history: the tourbillon appears to be suspended in mid-air with no connection to the rest of the movement.
The launch of the Royal Oak Offshore Grand Prix will be the year's big event for the Le Brassus firm. This collection, proposed as three limited editions, confirms the brand as a master of high-tech materials.
Despite a lacklustre economy in 2009, online searches for Fine Watch brands grew 14% according to the WorldWatchReport, published by IC-Agency. HH Magazine presents the report’s main conclusions with in-depth per country coverage to come.
Revolutionary constructions, new materials, original functions… watchmaking is undergoing radical transformation in the twenty-first century, as each year brings its share of innovations. Here are some examples spotted at the latest presentations in Geneva.
Watch brands are increasingly under pressure to establish a distinct personality. JeanRichard is putting unprecedented accent on its sports models while Ralph Lauren concentrates on building up its three emblematic collections.
Since setting up their company in 2001, Stephen Forsey and Robert Greubel have been at the forefront of fundamental research into the tourbillon complication. Greubel Forsey has produced three major inventions to date and revisited the first at the SIHH 2010.
A silicon escapement chronograph in the Nicolas Rieussec collection, the ExoTourbillon Chronograph in the Villeret 1858 collection, and the Metamorphosis, the first timepiece from the TimeWriter concept: Montblanc has its sights set firmly on the prestigious circle of watch Manufactures, as the timepieces unveiled at the SIHH 2010 clearly show.