When Hermès decided, at the end of the 1990s, to upgrade its men’s watch offerings, the resources to do so were surprisingly close at hand.
Max Büsser was hesitant to launch a watch brand, because he lacked a certain prerequisite.
The MV 75 World Champion is the first in a series of MV Agusta–themed timepieces from Swiss watchmaker JeanRichard (www.jeanri
Swiss watches served as a kind of appetizer during Pascal Raffy’s childhood in Lebanon.
The master compressor Extreme Lab is not only a ground-breaker; it is a scene-stealer.
"Is there anything more inspiring to man than the sky?" asks Louis de Meckenheim, who manages the development of Van Cleef & Arpels’ (212.644.9500, www.vancl
In watchmaking history, the mid-17th century is known as the Age of Decoration, a period when artisans transformed early pendant and pocket watches into colorful objets d’art that perhaps were val
The Gift A pair of complicated custom wristwatches—one of which will feature a handpainted dial—from Swiss manufacturer Bovet.
"An artist’s job is to predict the future and push the envelope," says Adam Lindemann, a 46-year-old New Yorker who collects contemporary art and runs the recently relaunched Ikepod watch brand.
When he is at home on sunday mornings, Frank Müller, CEO of German watchmaker Glashütte Original, likes to select a pocket watch from his collection and examine the antique movement.