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Articles on the subject: Point of View

Illustration - VaP Le diable
Point of View
Read all about it?

Print or digital? Paper or screen? Is leafing through a newspaper better than reading online?

Tuesday, 03 December 2019
3 min read
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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
Long live freedom

Once upon a time there was the Poinçon de Genève, a hallmark introduced in 1886 and already intended as an effective measure against counterfeiting. Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (the famous COSC), which certifies the precision of Swiss watches that meet its criteria, dates from 1973 in its present form.

Thursday, 22 January 2015
2 min read
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Point of View
"Exceptional" results for Richard Mille

For the second consecutive year, Richard Mille travelled to Hong Kong as one of the exhibitors at Watches&Wonders; a chance to catch up with the founder and CEO of the brand.

Friday, 19 December 2014
3 min read
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Point of View
The secrets of Bulgari watch design

The illustrious jeweller has developed a distinctive style for its watch collections. Rooted in pure lines and a rationalistic approach, it is no less joyful and convivial, like the Italians themselves.

Friday, 12 December 2014
Louis Nardin
3 min read
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Point of View
Trees still grow up to the sky

The most effective forecast - at least for those of us who like to take a weekend break - isn't, so it seems, statistics, curves and counter-curves but the farmer's far more empirical method to look up at the sky, and let experience and knowledge do the rest. Move from precisions to predictions, and we find ourselves in even more dire straits: macroeconomic surveys have neither day nor night, sun nor clouds; nothing but endless disturbance.

Tuesday, 02 December 2014
3 min read
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Point of View
"Young people, which we once were, will always follow their heart"

Coming here to Lausanne, and reflecting on the theme of this Forum, I asked myself a very simple question: imagine a young man, between 18 and 24 years old, just an ordinary young man, not some golden boy. What does he know about fine watches and true luxury? What does he think of them? I rather fear that his knowledge amounts to little or nothing. At the very least, he knows nothing of what we know both fine watches and true luxury to be. Or perhaps he has his own opinion that we need to study and understand.

Friday, 14 November 2014
4 min read
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Point of View
Panerai under full sail

Sloops, cutters, schooners, ketches and yawls: hundreds of historic sailing craft take part in the Classic Yachts Challenge, sponsored for the past ten years by Officine Panerai.

Tuesday, 04 November 2014
Thierry Brandt
3 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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