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Articles on the subject: Point of View

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
Superfast Porsche Motorsport 919 Limited Victory Edition Chopard
Point of View
A big year for Chopard

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Chopard Manufacture and the 40th birthday of the Happy Diamonds watch. An interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of a brand that has earned its place at mechanical watchmaking's top table.

Saturday, 19 March 2016
5 min read
Point of View
Women in watchmaking

Fine Watchmaking is often accused of sidelining women, even though the other half of the sky – to borrow a famous Chinese metaphor – is an essential interlocutor for stakeholders across the board. Women are consistently more attentive to watches, be they precious or complicated. In managerial positions, they know how to provide important and decisive direction.

Wednesday, 17 February 2016
3 min read
Point of View
John Travolta's luxury: planes and beautiful watches

John Travolta has never missed a beat. From the king of the dancefloor in "Saturday Night Fever" to king of gangsters in "Pulp Fiction", everything this flying enthusiast touches turns to gold. An encounter with a pilot-actor who's never been afraid to aim high.

Friday, 05 February 2016
Frank Rousseau
6 min read
Point of View
The forecast for 2016: hope, serenity and courage

Last February 18th, in one of my "Points of View" for HH Journal, I ventured a prudent but certainly reasonable forecast of CHF 21 billion for Swiss watch exports in 2015, based on figures published by the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH). A result ultimately in line with the worldwide inflation rate. If my memory serves me well, other specialists, brands and analysts appeared more optimistic. None, however, predicted the sudden change in watchmaking's clement skies, brought on by the socio-economic droughts, hurricanes, floods, tornados and tsunamis that happened over the course of the recently ended year.

Friday, 15 January 2016
2 min read
Point of View
Time has no hold on Hugh Jackman

Ambassador for Montblanc and Qantas, the Australian star is clearly at home surfing time zones. Interview with an actor who keeps life and career firmly on track.

Friday, 08 January 2016
Frank Rousseau
8 min read
Point of View
"The future is stirring"

"Future in Progress"... What the President of the FHH Cultural Council had to say at the 7th Forum de la Haute Horlogerie.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015
3 min read
Trend Forecaster

The evolution of sport watches

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