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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
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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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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
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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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Point of View
What is Fine Watchmaking exactly?

The ultimate reference, Fine Watchmaking remained a vague idea for too long. The role of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie was to provide the necessary clarifications. This is mission accomplished, with the White Paper that defines this singular environment and the brands within it.

Thursday, 23 June 2016
4 min read
Nayla Hayek
Point of View
Nayla Hayek : “We're enjoying strong growth”

At the head of Harry Winston, Nayla Hayek, who also chairs the board of directors at Swatch Group, talks about progress made since the brand was taken over by the Biel-based group, and future focus.

Monday, 06 June 2016
5 min read
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Point of View
Festina lente

Fine Watchmaking has gone far on the principle that one should "make haste slowly". So why change?

Friday, 27 May 2016
2 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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