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Focus // Sustainable development // Friday, 27 November 2015

Time is on our side – IWC

How watch companies are helping to save the planet The perils of climate change and poor environmental policies are well documented. There are a number of ways we can help save our planet, and watch companies are getting involved in the solutions. This is the fifth in a series of articles that explores that involvement. IWC Pays Tribute to the Planet IWC Schaffhausen produces serious...

Carol Besler

Markets // From our correspondents // Europe // Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Salon QP, something for everyone

In the now lengthy list of watch fairs, Salon QP in London runs the gamut from established names to rising stars. Also on show: new brands, new watches and plenty more to feast the eyes. Like an English trifle, Salon QP has many different and equally delicious layers. More than 8,500 people – 23% more than last year – made their way to the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea for the seventh edition of...

Christophe Roulet

Markets // From our correspondents // Middle East // Monday, 23 November 2015

Dubai debates innovation in watchmaking

Innovation was at the centre of discussions during Dubai Watch Week. For certain of the independent watchmakers in the spotlight during the event, an exclusive timepiece is as much a demonstration of horological tradition as a quest for innovation. The first Dubai Watch Week proved to be a who's who of just about every independent watchmaker, invited by Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, the region's...

Christophe Roulet

News // News models // Friday, 20 November 2015

Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Fabuleux Ornements 2016

The Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Fabuleux Ornements collection is an invitation to celebrate the ornamental beauties of the world drawn from the decorative arts of several cultures. Two year after its first launch, the collection unveils four new models born of the art of  openworking and a combination of artistic crafts bearing the Hallmark of Geneva. Ten different master artisans...

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News // Events // Thursday, 19 November 2015

Forum de la Haute Horlogerie: A world in turmoil

The 7th Forum de la Haute Horlogerie held in Lausanne on 18 November, was all about the “Future in Progress”. This theme, which challenges scientists, economics and politicians alike, is fed by a current context haunted by the quest for meaning. Lausanne, 18 November 2015 – For the past ten years and across the seven editions of its Forum, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) has sought...

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News // News models // Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Harry Winston Avenue Dual Time Automatic

With its powerful design, unique indications, and bold sophistication, the new Avenue Dual Time embodies Harry Winston’s unsurpassable approach to watchmaking. This perfectly masculine timepiece, with its geometric  lines, sizeable proportions, and wearable quality, does not follow traditional design principles. It features an off-center dial for local time and a retrograde indication for a...

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Point of view // Va' pensiero // Wednesday, 18 November 2015

"The future is stirring"

Speech by Mr. Franco Cologni, President of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie Cultural Council, at the 7th Forum de la Haute Horlogerie on the theme "Future in Progress". "The events that unfolded in Paris in recent days could suggest that a sombre future lies ahead. The theme of this Forum de la Haute Horlogerie, "Future in Progress", should leave no doubt as to our...

Franco Cologni

News // News models // Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Urwerk EMC Pistol

The EMC watch, constructed by the Urwerk company, is a milestone in luxury watchmaking as the first and only mechanical watch in which the rate can be checked electronically at any time simply by pressing a button. The originality and ingenuity of the EMC concept have been widely acclaimed. The 2014 Geneva Grand Prix d’Horlogerie awarded the EMC two first prizes in the “exceptional mechanism”...

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News // Events // Monday, 16 November 2015

7th Forum de la Haute Horlogerie - Future in Progress

The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie is holding its 7th Forum this November 18th in Lausanne. This day of debate and sharing views on the theme "Future in Progress" welcomes speakers from the academic and political worlds. For its 7th Forum, in keeping with a tradition established throughout previous editions, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie has chosen a theme that warrants...

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History // Auction // Monday, 16 November 2015

Mixed fortunes for the Geneva auctions

Each spring and autumn, for one week the capital of Swiss watchmaking becomes the capital of auction sales. An unusually warm November sunshine welcomed bidders to the latest sessions. Phillips presided over two sales: the now famous Only Watch and Two. Antiquorum was also present, along with stalwarts Christie's and Sotheby's, the latter for its unique History of Swatch Design. The scene was...

Pascal O. Ravessoud