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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
Point of View
Kristian Haagen discusses the vintage trend

Kristian Haagen is a man who needs little introduction. Since his first piece was published in a national newspaper way back in 1998 he has carved himself a name with Fine Watchmaking as a true expert. A journalist and writer, a speaker, an auction consultant and one of our favourite influencers, we couldn’t think of anyone better to discuss the vintage trend currently sweeping the world of watches.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017
8 min read
Point of View
On time and duration

Hermès' "L’heure impatiente" complication confronts us with another, more philosophical complexity: the distinction between time as we experience it and time measured by clocks.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Luc Debraine
5 min read
Al Pacino
Point of View
Al Pacino: "I've always loved watches"

A neatly-trimmed beard, jet-black hair, a voice chiselled by an overindulgence of cigarettes and pure malt. Who are we talking to? Who else but Al Pacino.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Marc Hayek
Point of View
Marc Hayek: "We can no longer predict what the future holds"

Speaking in Baselworld, Marc Hayek, CEO of Breguet, Blancpain and Jaquet Droz, takes stock of "his" brands in what is still a challenging environment for the Swiss watch industry. Interview.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017
5 min read
Cyrille Vigneron Cartier
Point of View
"Cartier went too far"

Panthère and Drive are the new faces of Cartier in time measurement. A jeweller at heart with watchmaking coming later, the brand is refocusing on its founding tenets and addressing ladies first. Men won't be forgotten, but this new approach sees Cartier take on its mantle as a "women's brand".

Monday, 20 March 2017
4 min read
Jérôme Lambert
Point of View
Jérôme Lambert: “Montblanc watches are making a big buzz”

In one of his final interviews as CEO of Montblanc before moving on to a corporate position at the Richemont Group, Jerome Lambert discusses the transition from Montblanc and the product direction he has taken with the brand that will now be his legacy. “People seem to be recognizing that we are also known for fine watchmaking and our watches are making a big buzz,” says Lambert.

Friday, 17 March 2017
4 min read

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