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Articles on the subject: Point of View

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Point of View
Musical chairs

All those who have never heard of Luigi Pirandello's "Six Characters in Search of an Author", raise your hand. That's quite a show of hands! Where is this going? I'll explain...

Tuesday, 12 November 2019
4 min read
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Point of View
The eleventh Muse

We know the Olympian gods were unpredictable, unreliable, presumptuous, easily offended and quarrelsome, but they must also have had a deep appreciation of the arts.

Tuesday, 15 October 2019
4 min read
Influenceurs
Point of View
On influencers

Returning to the subject of influencers, perhaps they don't all deserve to be tossed out with the trash, however great the temptation to reject them all as good-for-nothings.

Tuesday, 10 September 2019
3 min read
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Point of View
The quarrel of excellence and luxury, the paradox of perfection

You may have noticed how, at regular intervals, newspapers like to resurrect a debate not unlike another, much older dispute (from the time of the Sun King to be exact), in which the Ancients and the Moderns clashed, each convinced of a supremacy not easily quantified; a divergence of opinion whose modern equivalent we could call, to paraphrase the exegete Germaine de Staël, the quarrel of excellence and luxury.

Thursday, 01 August 2019
4 min read
GPHG 2018
Point of View
The watch world's "Oscars" and their original sin

Organised under the aegis of a foundation since 2011, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève is regarded as the Oscars of watchmaking. But behind this glittering event there still lies a problem: the competitors nominate themselves!

Tuesday, 09 July 2019
4 min read
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Roger Federer at the Australian Open in 2019
Point of View
Ambassadors and influencers are not in the same league

While brand ambassadors, sportsmen and women in particular, appeal to our inner athlete, what's to be said of influencers, champions of nothing at all. A case of here today, gone tomorrow?

Tuesday, 02 July 2019
3 min read
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Point of View
Happy Birthday Donald Duck!

Who said kids can't enjoy watches? Ingersoll and Gérald Genta gave their timepieces fun appeal by putting Mickey on the dial. Donald Duck will tell you, you can't start 'em too young!

Tuesday, 25 June 2019
5 min read
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Point of View
“Markets have become conversations”

Do younger generations truly not care about a brand’s history and heritage? Is storytelling a cultural construct? Tom Van Laer, Associate Professor of Narratology at the University of Sydney Business School, shares his insights.

Thursday, 06 June 2019
Laurent Francois
4 min read
Shepard Fairey, Hublot's Ambassador, and his Big Bang Meca-10 Shepard Fairey Limited Edition
Trend Forecaster

Art and watchmaking, a strategic alliance

Monday, 30 September 2019
Written By Christophe Roulet
6 min read
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