Blancpain’s president and CEO Marc Hayek feels the need for speed.
With its high strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion-resistant properties, titanium has long been a popular metal for watc
Of the scores of concept watches introduced with great fanfare over the past few years, many have never actually functioned as advertised.
Only a decade ago, it appeared that watchmakers skilled in the traditional arts of engraving and enameling would go the way of the dodo bi
The DeWitt Minute Repeater Tourbillon GMT Antipode (www.dewitt.ch) com
Rather than dedicate itself to producing complicated technical movements that hide inside the case, watch newcomer Nubeo seeks to create h
If you have ever wanted to view one of the greatest watchmaking enigmas of all time, you will have your opportunity this month at the Breg
A few years ago, Patek Philippe resurrected its mod Nautilus for men to mark the 30th anniversary of the brand’s signature sport model.
The BRM R50-VT (www.brm-manufacture.com)—from the French watchm
The Grande Sonnerie—Jaeger-LeCoultre’s most sophisticated musical watch yet—will come with two additional timepieces and a sonic secur
The novel double-balance spring arrangement in Henry, a recently created watch from Swiss manufacturer H.
In the 1930s, Alfred Dunhill’s sleek lighters and cigarette cases and Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso watches embodied the rectilinear moderne
Patek Philippe is hardly the most approachable company in Switzerland.
One can hardly blame François-Paul Journe for exhibiting a subtle look of self-satisfaction.
By dropping two timepieces from the top of the Eiffel Tower in 1956, Wyler Genève demonstrated a commitment to durability that even a skyd
"I love the magic of dials, as they are the face of the watch," explains Thierry Oulevay, who in just three years has established Jean Dun
Jérôme de Witt’s admiration for Abraham-Louis Breguet is rather personal.
Horology stretches back five generations in Jean-François Ruchonnet’s family, but the young watchmaker approaches the trade from a thoroug
"My philosophy, as a jeweler and as a watchmaker, is always to try to do things that have not been done before," says de Grisogono founder
The jeweler Harry Winston once said that if he could, he would set diamonds directly onto a woman’s skin.
For the better part of a century, anyone wanting to visit Vacheron Constantin at its Geneva home would be directed to the boutique located
Considering he speaks no French, you would hardly consider Franc Vila to be a likely candidate to build a new Geneva watch brand successfu
Venture into the lakefront boutique of Antoine Preziuso in downtown Geneva, and you will have stumbled upon one of the Swiss watch industr
"We are not as boring as you think," says Chopard co-president Caroline Gruosi Scheufele, who designs and oversees production of the compa
Piaget may be the one Geneva watch company whose ties to the city’s watchmaking traditions run too deep for its own good.
"For centuries, the rare artistry of the watch world has been dedicated to men’s watches," says Cristina Thévenaz, CEO of DeLaneau, as she
For connoisseur watch collectors, the ultimate coup is a unique timepiece—a number one of one.
When making watches, Van Cleef & Arpels plays to its strengths.
Jewelry designer Christian Tse created a novel jeweled bracelet that with the press of a hidden stem reveals the time illuminated on a LED
Known for their uncompromising temperaments, genius watchmakers don’t often take on group projects.