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Vincent Calabrese

An anniversary to remember?

With figures for July 2015 reporting a 9.3% slide in Swiss watch exports, a trip down memory lane should bring some welcome cheer. Forty years ago, the sector was preparing for its resurrection.

Thursday, 03 September 2015
Fabio Teta
3 min read
To become a member of AHCI, candidates need a sponsor and Saskia maaike Bouvier caught the attention of Sven Andersen and Antoine Preziuso © Saskia maaike Bouvier
New Models
Saskia maaike Bouvier: the first woman candidate of the AHCI

Saskia maaike Bouvier has the honor of being the first woman candidate in the prestigious enclave of watchmakers which is the Horological Academy of Independent Creators.

Wednesday, 13 July 2011
Meehna Goldsmith
5 min read
Sven Andersen, Andersen Genève Rodinia © Andersen Genève
Point of View
One of a kind: the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants

In 1985, in the thick of the quartz crisis, a handful of idealists established the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants to defend the particular values of handcrafted and inventive mechanical horology. Twenty-five years on, and the AHCI is now a landmark.

Thursday, 16 June 2011
3 min read
Point of View
Vincent Calabrese joins the ranks at Blancpain

Everyone knew Vincent Calabrese had been very much involved in designing the flying karrusel, presented by Blancpain at this year's Baselworld. And yet when the Le Brassus firm lifted the veil on one of its finest creations, his name stayed under wraps. The much-awaited announcement proved to be even bigger news than expected: Vincent Calabrese has sold his company to Blancpain and joined the Manufacture as a creator. An interview with a very happy man.

Tuesday, 08 April 2008
5 min read
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