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".
Heure H is adorned with an interchangeable double tour strap featuring a perforated decoration in apricot, vermilion, black or etoupe colours.
Breitling has opened its first flagship store in Asia, at WF Central in Beijing. Chief Executive Georges Kern cut the ribbon with Jacques Bothelin, captain of the Breitling Jet Team, actor Lei Jiayin, and actress and singer Han Xue.
True to its reputation as the watchmaker of the oceans, Ulysse Nardin has announced a new partnership with French kitesurfer Alex Caizergues, the kitespeed world record holder and the first person ever to exceed 100 km/hour on water using sail power.
As Industry 4.0 continues to develop, new professions will appear but there will still be a place for rare crafts. Businesses will have to take lucid decisions about where to make cuts in the workforce.
Customisation, even made-to-measure, is all the rage. Speake-Marin's Cabinet des Mystères has the necessary resources to produce, in-house and on demand, one-of-a-kind timepieces and limited editions.
As part of its Summer Editions, IWC is offering the new Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph, featuring a blue dial and a rubber strap. In keeping with the season, the brand is also proposing a range of fabric straps for its best-selling models.
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