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George Graham’s legacy
15 Oct 2018
George Graham’s legacy
In the watchmaking world, few things are appreciated more than century-long traditions. And while not all trademarks succeed in operating through centuries, some of the vanished ones do return with a fanfare. This time we’ll talk of the British horologist George Graham (1673-1751) and the modern eponymous brand.
Nomos Orion gets color treatment
12 Oct 2018
Nomos Orion gets color treatment
The Orion collection by Nomos has recently introduced green and blue-colored dials, or, as the brand calls them Olive gold and Midnight blue.
MB&F goes retro with Horological Machine No.9
11 Oct 2018
MB&F goes retro with Horological Machine No.9
We don’t usually get the words ‘retro’ and ‘MB&F’ in the same sentences, but fear not the pieces is ‘retro’ in very MB&F-y sort of way.
Hajime Asaoka
5 Jul 2018
Hajime Asaoka
Chatting with the independent watchmaker at Baselworld 2018.
Antoine Preziuso: 'Stay innovative in everything you do'
22 Aug 2017
Antoine Preziuso: 'Stay innovative in everything you do'
Antoine Preziuso always chose a path of his own. A patriarch to a dynasty of artisans he came a long way from a promising watch restoration expert to the creator of some finest tourbillons in the business.
Richard Mille: 'There's always a market for a high-end luxury'
21 Aug 2017
Richard Mille: 'There's always a market for a high-end luxury'
The one and only Richard Mille talks courage, new challenges and his hate for gimmicks.
Bart Grönefeld
16 Aug 2017
Bart Grönefeld
Chatting with the independent watchmaker Bart Grönefeld at Baselworld 2017.
Stepan Sarpaneva
15 Aug 2017
Stepan Sarpaneva
Chatting with the Finnish independent watchmaker at Baselworld 2017.
ArtyA's Ivan Arpa: 'I hate every kind of routine'
27 Jul 2017
ArtyA's Ivan Arpa: 'I hate every kind of routine'
Mathematics professor and a practicing martial artist, a seasoned adventurer crossing an exotic country by foot and a fearless madmen diving in the northern icehole. Yvan Arpa’s words are always too passionate and straightforward for a regular Swiss watchmaker.
François-Paul Journe: 'A small manufacture gives me more freedom'
6 Jun 2017
François-Paul Journe: 'A small manufacture gives me more freedom'
A prominent watchmaker, a guru of independence and the keeper of horological legacy – François-Paul Journe’s place among the industry greats is undeniable. His timepieces are pure class and his thoughts always worth checking out. This time he talks modern technology, the goal behind his inventions, and the devaluation of the Swiss Made mark.
Konstantin Chaykin It’s Russian Time
20 Oct 2016
Konstantin Chaykin It’s Russian Time
Kari Voutilainen: 'I will never tolerate any compromises on quality'
6 Oct 2016
Kari Voutilainen: 'I will never tolerate any compromises on quality'
Neuchâtel-based watchmaking legend talks core principles of his manufacture, ups and downs of independence, and importance of following your own path.