The Swiss watchmaker's second collaboration with the Godfather of Streetwear, Hiroshi Fujiwara, has produced a one-of-a-kind chrono, equipped with the Heuer 02 manufacture movement.
The two partners embarked on a very personal journey to create a unique masterpiece: a Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge inspired by Franck Muller’s famous Crazy Hours.
Manufactures are giving unprecedented emphasis to the applied arts, yet at the same time engraving is under threat from modern machining techniques. A review of the situation with CIFOM, the only school in Switzerland to teach this art.
Under the tutelage of Philippe Dufour, master horologist and godfather of independent watchmaking, Romain Gauthier undertook the project of making his own watch. The result was the Collection Prestige presented in 2006.
Nubeo entered the horologic scene just six years ago in 2003 with its first model called the Jellyfish. What made this little company stand out was their unorthodox yet ergonomic case inspired by the dangerous beauty of the oceanic invertebrate for which the watch was named.
Though still a very young company, Moser has managed to become self-reliant and can legitimately call itself a manufacturer. In 2008 the brand integrated all its associate companies into Moser Group AG.
Set up in 1991 with five brands, the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie celebrates its twentieth anniversary in January 2010, with Greubel Forsey and Richard Mille swelling exhibitors’ ranks.