When Harry Winston (www.harrywinston.com) recently opened its first London store
While viewing the early renderings for Jean Dunand’s latest timepiece, Thierry Oulevay, the brand’s president, took note of the futuristic d
Ulysse Nardin received an early, though not immediately apparent, head start in the watch industry’s recent technology race.
George-Henri Meylan, Audemars Piguet’s mild-mannered CEO, says he never intended to supplant traditional Swiss design when he tasked the watc
Bulgari may be headquartered in Rome, but its watchmaking ambitions rival those of any Swiss brand.
Döttling Luxury Safes (www.doettling-safes.com), which restor
The minimalist Golden Bridge watch line from Corum (www.corum.ch) is exploring its extrava
As Audemars Piguet advances mechanical watchmaking, the Le Brassus manufacture quietly continues to practice its established métier
A crowd gathered last summer in Moscow’s Sobornaya Square, within the Kremlin walls, to watch 120 Presidential Guards in full regalia perf
A custom skeleton Tecnica timepiece from Swiss watchmaker Michel Parmigiani.
A watch manufacturer traditionally has demonstrated its mastery of the mechanical art by producing a grand complication, often a sober-loo
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, copresident of Chopard, agrees that the manufacture he established to produce the company’s connoisseur-cl
Despite the apparent complexity of the mechanisms, the principle behind the balance wheel and escapement, which are visible on most watche
Exploring the factories of the most prominent Swiss watchmakers requires an invitation, but even if they do open their doors, you may neve
In the art world, each new movement emerges as a revolution against the existing culture: Impressionism supplanted realism, streamlined Ar
Audemars Piguet initially delved into automotive-themed watches last year with the highly coveted, limited-edition Royal Oak Offshore Juan
Jérôme Lambert, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s 37-year-old CEO, understands that it will take more than his pet slogan “sky’s the limit” to change the
Building on the legacy of a turn-of-the-19th-century watchmaker may seem limiting for a manufacturer during an era when modernism and tech