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Articles on the subject: Point of View

Apprenti-sorcier
Point of View
When a wise old head replaces young shoulders

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.

Tuesday, 17 December 2019
3 min read
Seamaster Planet Ocean Ultra Deep Professional © Omega
Point of View
Sports watch seeks athlete?

Countless brands propose sports watches in their collections, but do we really need them? Not so sure...

Thursday, 12 December 2019
4 min read
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Tim Burton
Point of View
On the couch with Tim Burton

A screening room is where we caught up with Tim Burton whose latest film, “Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children", a screen adaptation of the children's book with Eva Green in the title role, will be released this autumn. Comfortably seated, we set out to discover what goes on in the mind and on the wrist of this most unconventional of directors.

Monday, 29 August 2016
Frank Rousseau
4 min read
Lune
Point of View
Transforming the moon into just another trivial feature…

The Earth’s satellite waxes and wanes on countless wrists as if it were a decorative element without any real function. Thus deprived of its deep meaning, the moon has sadly become an increasingly commonplace motif.

Monday, 15 August 2016
4 min read
Vaudaux
Point of View
Survival of the fittest

"Survival means knowing how to adapt." Philippe Belais, CEO of Vaudaux 1908, Geneva's oldest luxury leather "gainerie", looks back at the company's golden years, its trials and tribulations, and how it is reconquering markets.

Friday, 29 July 2016
4 min read
Omega De Ville Co-Axial
Point of View
Simple as a classic watch

In times of crisis, classicism can be a life jacket in a sea of uncertainty. For journalist and art critic Alexey Tarkhanov*, this means horology's tried and tested values.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016
5 min read
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RM 68-01 Tourbillon Cyril Kongo © Richard Mille
Point of View
Value and variety

On his arrival in Italy in 1786, Goethe was struck by the light and colours of the Mediterranean, prompting him to make this observation: "It is evident that the eye forms itself by the objects which from youth it is accustomed to look upon; and so the Venetian artist must see all things in a clearer and brighter light than other men." We perceive reality through nature, we understand art through technique; Goethe's research is morphological, it spans poetry and science. His Italian journey would lead to the Theory of Colours that would influence artists all over Europe.

Thursday, 14 July 2016
2 min read
Modularium 1
Point of View
Don't wait to innovate

Innovation was the word on everyone's lips at EPHJ, Switzerland's annual gathering of watch industry contractors and suppliers, and the only way ahead for a branch facing an uncertain future.

Friday, 24 June 2016
4 min read
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TAG-Heuer-Connected-Modular-45-Golf-Edition_breaker
Trend Forecaster

The evolution of sport watches

Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Written By Cait Bazemore
6 min read
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