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UR-100 © Urwerk
New Models
A gold edition of the Urwerk UR-100

Urwerk's UR-100 references C-3PO, the protocol droid in the Star Wars franchise. The fourth episode in the UR-100 collection intergalactic saga, in gold, it recounts the adventures of an atypical time instrument.

Friday, 29 May 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Max Busser (CEO MB&F) and Arnaud Nicolas (CEO L'Epée 1839)
New Models
MB&F + L'Epée 1839 on a new mission

Six years after the launch of the Starfleet Machine, the first clock co-created by MB&F and L'Epée 1839, a new expedition is under way. The space station returns in 2020, in a more compact size and enhanced with bright colours, with the name of Starfleet Explorer.

Thursday, 28 May 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Jean-Francois Mojon (center) and his team © Harry Winston
Teamwork: the Opus X by Harry Winston

After graduating in engineering and microtechnology, Jean-François Mojon quickly made a name for himself researching and developing movements and complications for numerous brands. Following stints with IWC and Swatch Group, in 2005 he set up his own company, Chronode SA, in Le Locle. As a specialist in the development of grande complication movements, he was Harry Winston's natural choice to design the Opus X.

Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Quentin Simonet
1 min read
Juan-Carlos Torres, CEO of Vacheron Constantin © Vacheron Constantin
Point of View
"The Chinese are saving European watch sales!"

Having come through the 2009 crisis without losing any of its staff, Vacheron Constantin pursues its strategy of measured growth, always with excellence and quality as its leitmotif. An interview with CEO Juan-Carlos Torres.

Monday, 25 October 2010
4 min read
Corum's site in La Chaux-de-Fonds © Corum
Corum focuses on industrial capacity and distribution

After the inauguration of its first store in Hong Kong last December, Corum has cut the ribbon in Geneva, prior to openings in Shanghai and Beijing. The project to extend the brand's site, put on hold in 2009, is also taking shape. CEO Antonio Calce talks about recent developments.

Monday, 18 October 2010
4 min read
François-Paul Journe © Montres Journe SA
Point of View
"The very least a watch can do is to give the right time"

François-Paul Journe missed out on the last International Timing Competition with his Chronomètre Souverain. Not that he minds: given that the winners were two tourbillons, he is convinced the next competition is wide open.

Friday, 15 October 2010
4 min read
China's consumers are a key factor for the luxury industry

In its recently published survey, based on interviews with Chinese consumers, the KPMG audit network highlights the huge potential for reward for luxury companies investing in China.

Wednesday, 13 October 2010
3 min read
Point of View
The crown and the brand

The brand is the watch's crown. When I say crown, I refer not to the crown that tightens the mainspring but the one that sends the value of a watch spiralling because of its brand.

Friday, 08 October 2010
2 min read
Trend Forecaster

The evolution of sport watches

Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Written By Cait Bazemore
6 min read
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