Spend enough time on Instagram and you’ll come across this guy who’s seemingly obsessed with dachshunds, exorbitantly priced Swiss sausages and selfies taken while holding ice-cream. He also seems to possess exceptionally bad luck when it comes to flying, having documented many airport-induced meltdowns on his Instagram. Schadenfreude in the 21st century. He also knows […]
Shortly after taking out the Men’s Prize at the 2018 GPHG, Rexhep Rexhepi visited The Hour Glass in Sydney to talk to local collectors about his inspirations, his watchmaking journey thus far and his Chronomètre Contemporain. Watch this video to know what makes Rexhep Rexhepi a true genius!
Jean-Claude Biver gives a candid take on his inspirations, his mentors and his plans for what’s next. Entrepreneur, innovator, leader, contrarian; Biver has made a career out of spreading his passion for watches. A passion he developed early on in his career working under the leadership of Georges Golay at Audemars Piguet. In the midst […]
During his time at Harry Winston, Max revolutionised complicated watchmaking with the Opus collection. Collaborating with some of the most brilliant minds in the industry. Breaking free from the more ‘traditional’ route, Max then went on to found Max Büsser & Friends (MB&F) in 2005, releasing their first Horological Machine (HM1) in 2007. 11 years […]
Philippe Stern’s assignment to his staff was simple: “Build the world’s most complicated watch.” In the video, two of the experts involved in the project talk about the nine years of development and production work needed to debut the Calibre 89 right on time for Patek Philippe’s 150th anniversary. It was a successful venture: the […]
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