March 2017

Baselworld 2017: Interview with Nayla Hayek, President of Harry Winston and Chairwoman of the Swatch Group

This year, among other novelties, the above mentioned effort has resulted in the creation of two singular dials for the Premier Collection. An inimitable luxury product made from embossed raw silk, the Premier Delicate Silk Automatic 36mm models mark, for the first time, the artistic marriage of silk and the art of embossing. 

Baselworld 2017: Interview with Rolf Studer, Co-CEO of Oris

Rolf Studer is the Co-CEO of Oris, he runs the company together with Ulli Herzog´s daughter Claudine Gertiser-Herzog. Rolf is a mover and shaker, he has a clear vision for Oris and sees an even more bright future for Oris coming. Of course, since the brand always built and sold "real watches for real people". The latter is something many companies nowadays rediscover.

Baselworld 2017: Interview with Matthias Breschan, CEO Rado

Rado was and is still known for its particular design. In the last few years Rado developed more and more "normal" watches that had and have a broad-scale effect. The brand therefore is no longer only seen as a manufacturer of design watches. Now vintage watches make its way into the collection and watches in a variety of colours. 

Baselworld 2017: Interview with Thomas Meier, CEO of Glashütte Original

Glashütte Original expanded its "Senator Excellence" collection with a perpetual calendar and presented a very nice new "Senator Chronograph" with blue SuperLuminova on the dial. The brands CEO Thomas Meier talked with me about his novelties and some colourful highlights that are still in the pipeline.

Baselworld 2017: Interview with Christian Lattmann, CEO of Jaquet Droz

Jaquet Droz is the specialist for automatons. Animations on a dial are the art of astonishment. Christan Lattmann about the ongoing effort of Jaquet Droz to create such mechanical miracles. Do also watch the videos I posted with the interview of the new "Loving Butterfly Automaton" from Jaquet Droz ... Some watches tell the time ... Some tell a story ...