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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.