Roger Dubuis pursues its intimate partnership with Lamborghini Squadra Corse initiated in 2018.
The talented watchmakers from the Bamford Watch Department, accomplished masters in watch bespokeness, have gained outstanding recognition over the last fifteen years thanks to a myriad of customer requests.
In the year 2000, Chanel revolutionised the codes of traditional watchmaking with the J12, the first black ceramic round watch in history.
Inspired by the silhouettes of the America’s Cup sailing yachts, Jacques Helleu, Chanel’s artistic director for perfumes and beauty products as well as watchmaking and jewelry at the time, invented an unprecedented time-keeping device in which technique is exclusively at the service of a design that is elegant, noble.
It’s been a week filled with thunderbolts, my dear WorldTempus family. Those of you living in places rocked by scandal, political calamity, or surging virus caseloads, we’re right there with you — in spirit, if not physically (probably a good thing, in these spatially sensitive times).
The Nantucket watch has been forming solid attachments for almost 30 years. Its story, all about links, began in 1991, when iconoclastic Hermès designer Henri d’Origny boldly sketched the outlines of a companion to the Cape Cod watch, an equally distinctive model named Nantucket.
The leitmotif of the most counter-intuitive finishing ever is simple: less is more. Skeletonisation, in which the movement is endowed with nothing more than the material required for it to actually work, is an age-old technique that’s made a major comeback in the past 20 years.
While it might seem odd to describe a style as obvious as the minimalist watch as a trend, the sheer extent of burgeoning creativity in all directions between 2000 and 2010 resulted in ever-narrower pigeonholes into which to classify various types of workmanship – and an ever-deeper focus within each of these categories.