As the effects of climate change become more and more “tangible”, luxury’s leading names are responding to the need for urgent action to stem environmental destruction and loss of biodiversity.
Pushing the boundaries of its artistic design even further, Louis Erard reveals a completely unique triptych. Alain Silberstein was given carte blanche, designing the series of three watches like a picture over three panels. Three lots of 178 models at accessible prices.
Students at the School of Applied Arts in La Chaux de Fonds were awarded their Horological Design diploma.
The Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Fabuleux Ornements collection is an invitation to celebrate the ornamental beauties of the world drawn from the decorative arts of several cultures. Two year after its first launch, the collection unveils four new models born of the art of openworking and a combination of artistic crafts bearing the Hallmark of Geneva.
With its powerful design, unique indications, and bold sophistication, the new Avenue Dual Time embodies Harry Winston’s unsurpassable approach to watchmaking. This perfectly masculine timepiece, with its geometric lines, sizeable proportions, and wearable quality, does not follow traditional design principles. It features an off-center dial for local time and a retrograde indication for a second time zone, exemplifying the spirit of Harry Winston’s complicated watchmaking.
The EMC watch, constructed by the Urwerk company, is a milestone in luxury watchmaking as the first and only mechanical watch in which the rate can be checked electronically at any time simply by pressing a button.
Each spring and autumn, for one week the capital of Swiss watchmaking becomes the capital of auction sales. An unusually warm November sunshine welcomed bidders to the latest sessions. Phillips presided over two sales: the now famous Only Watch and Two. Antiquorum was also present, along with stalwarts Christie's and Sotheby's, the latter for its unique History of Swatch Design.