I know technology has transformed every area of our lives and work. These changes will probably be even harder to control. Which is precisely why, more than ever, we need the old sorcerers to work their magic.
Christian Laurent, master watchmaker and inventor for Jaeger-LeCoultre for 44 years is the manager of a team of 47 experienced watchmakers and experts in the brand’s Grande Complications workshop. In fact, when he started this Grande Complications division 28 years ago, he started with four people. He built it 10 fold-plus over the years.
Fabergé has an exceptional watchmaker to thank for its movements in the person of Jean-Marc Wiederrecht. His company, Agenhor, is rethinking horological mechanics. More from the man himself, during Dubai Watch Week.
Bought in 2010 by three e-commerce specialists, Chrono24 has quickly grown into the biggest online marketplace for new and pre-owned watches. More from Tim Stracke, co-founder of the site.
Luxury and influence have long been intertwined. Within social media, few individuals succeed in reshaping self-identity and behaviour of online consumers. With ‘Tastemakers’, we aim to uncover these new authorities, whether they are creators or ‘coolhunters’. Today, we welcome Ludovic Barrois, creator of Le Petit Poussoir.