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Daniel Roth © Fred Merz / LUNDI13
The seven lives of Daniel Roth

Behind the Jean Daniel Nicolas name is the incomparable talent of Daniel Roth, who continues to use traditional techniques to hand-make... three watches a year. A look back at an extraordinary career.

Wednesday, 04 December 2019
7 min read
David Candaux with Daniel Candaux, his father and partner for D.Candaux watches.
Beginner's Guide
David Candaux, a rare talent

It's not every day you meet a mountain-climbing, free-diving, Alpine-horn-loving watchmaker. David Candaux carries on not just a family tradition but that of the region he calls home, giving a fresh twist to the heritage that runs through Vallée de Joux. Introducing the newest member of the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants (AHCI).

Friday, 20 September 2019
7 min read
Cloisonne © RGM
A new era of American watchmaking

A century ago, America was a major player in the watch industry, yet despite being one of the first countries to spearhead new technologies, it could not keep up through the shift from pocket watches to wristwatches. However, in the past twenty-five years, there has been a resurgence in the U.S. that might just mark a new era of American watchmaking.

Monday, 17 June 2019
Cait Bazemore
7 min read
Manufacture © Konstantin Chaykin
Konstantin Chaykin, the conqueror

Konstantin Chaykin has earned the respect of the watchmaking community for his complex creations, ranging from "religious" timepieces to the offbeat Joker watch, effectively putting contemporary Russian watchmaking back on the map. Interview.

Tuesday, 07 May 2019
6 min read
Rotor handle © F.P.Journe
François-Paul Journe: inventive and independent, with a heart of gold

Last December, François-Paul Journe was in Paris to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the F.P. Journe boutique. He was visibly pleased to be among friends, including some of his very first customers.

Thursday, 31 January 2019
Victoria Townsend
6 min read
UR-111C © Urwerk
New Models
Independents are the spice of horological life

For the fourth consecutive year, Carré des Horlogers welcomed a panel of brands representing "new watchmaking", the majority of which are intent on shaking up old habits and traditions.

Monday, 21 January 2019
5 min read
Horological Machine N°9 Road Edition © MB&F
New Models
MB&F's HM9 puts aerodynamics on the wrist

It has the contours of a de Havilland Venom, the body of a Buick Streamliner. The newly revealed Horological Machine N°9 by MB&F shares the dynamic silhouette of mid-century cars and planes.

Monday, 24 September 2018
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Dominique Renaud and Luiggino Torrigiani © Timm Delfs
History & Masterpieces
Watchmaking pioneer Dominique Renaud is back (II)

After several years away, Dominique Renaud, co-founder of Renaud & Papi, has returned to Switzerland with an exciting mechanical movement in his luggage. So what exactly is the DR01 Twelve First?

Wednesday, 31 January 2018
5 min read
Dominique Renaud © Dominique Renaud SA - Gianni Comporota & Stéphane Mocan
History & Masterpieces
Watchmaking pioneer Dominique Renaud is back (I)

After several years away, Dominique Renaud, co-founder of Renaud & Papi, has returned to Switzerland with an exciting mechanical movement in his luggage. But who exactly is Dominique Renaud?

Tuesday, 30 January 2018
3 min read
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