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Diploma Ceremony, ECAL 2019 © CalypsoMahieu
News
A De Bethune Award at Lausanne School of Art and Design (ECAL)

The prize, which includes a cash endowment, will be awarded annually to a graduate of the Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship programme. The first winner is Clara Martin for "The Authority of Black".

Wednesday, 17 July 2019
The FHH Journal editors
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New Models
Double the pleasure for the Hermès Heure H

Heure H is adorned with an interchangeable double tour strap featuring a perforated decoration in apricot, vermilion, black or etoupe colours.

Monday, 15 July 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Economy
Optimism at the Swiss Watch Federation

While some may see the glass as half-empty, for others it is clearly half-full. The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH) is one such optimist.

Thursday, 27 November 2008
1 min read
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Economy
Agreeing to disagree

Who will be hit by the crisis as it sets in? Will it be long-term or short-lived? These are the questions currently haunting watch companies, in particular those whose mid-range positioning leaves them more exposed on export markets, as figures from the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry show.

Wednesday, 26 November 2008
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Point of View
Ten years on, an enormous leap for the mechanical watch

Chopard signifies the production of 75,000 pieces of jewellery and 75,000 watches each year; Chopard also means 700 people in Geneva, 130 at Fleurier's manufacturing plant and 1,750 across the world. The company, which today lays claim to full integration of all the watchmaking trades, has joined the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH). Here is an interview with Chopard's co-president, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele. Interview by Christophe Roulet

Friday, 24 October 2008
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Point of View
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie organises its first Forum

Early November, the FHH is inviting CEOs of Fine Watch brands to its first think-tank and forum on the theme "the changing business of time." The forum sets out to define what will inevitably be the new contours of the luxury industry.

Friday, 24 October 2008
3 min read
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Economy
The face of watches

James Bond doesn't pull in the punters in Russia. So which stars are best-suited to wearing watchmakers' colours here? The answer is plain to see: our high-flying politicians.

Friday, 24 October 2008
5 min read
IWC, in Schaffhausen, has never stopped training watchmakers and all the other related professions © IWC
Economy
Training is the key to the future

Since the crisis triggered by the advent of the quartz watch in the 1970s, training new watchmakers was no longer a priority. Now the industry is seeking staff with the same urgency as jobs were cut back then. IWC in Schaffhausen, though, has never stopped training watchmakers.

Friday, 24 October 2008
5 min read
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Our selection

10 luxury watches under €5,000

Friday, 14 June 2019
6 min read
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