Moored on the shores of the Venetian San Giorgio Maggiore island, here she is: the Eilean. I stepped on the deck of the beautiful 1936 Bermudan ketch during the Homo Faber 2018.
A flying tourbillon equipped with a double hairspring, designed for everyday wear, offering a 3-day power reserve, in a steel case water-resistant to 120 metres: the latest model from H. Moser & Cie.
Following the launch of the exceptional anniversary collection and the Pallweber tribute watch at the SIHH, IWC went on celebrating its 150 years of history with a brand new Manufakturzentrum. Last week we saw the recently inaugurated facilities from the inside as well as from a bird’s-eye perspective.
Lesage, the creator of beautiful embroidery was also present at Homo Faber. Artisans of the Maison shared their unique skills at workshops in the ‘Discovery and Rediscovery’ section of the exhibition. We too took the needle in our hands.
Homo Faber’s ‘Discovery and Rediscovery’ section is the place for those wanting to look behind the scenes and solve some of the most astonishing decoration mysteries. We were delighted to learn about the sculpture-like grisaille visuals reproduced on enamel at Vacheron Constantin.
International galleries present their portfolio at the Frieze Week, at Frieze London and Frieze Masters. For the first time Richard Mille is a partner of Frieze Art Fairs.
With her unique artistic visuals Fiona Krüger presents CHAOS in a beautifully harmonic way. The new additions to her fresh Chaos line will be showcased at the Horology Forum in London between 11-12 September. We met Fiona in her creative workshop earlier, in the charming Alsace.
Homo Faber, an unprecedented and spectacular showcase of European craftsmanship is coming up between 14-30 September in Venice, Italy. What makes it so hot? We’ll see it first hand, but until then, here’s some preliminary info.
This Autumn/Winter season in Vienna will bring jaw-dropping cultural programs hosted by the city’s signature institutes but also popping up in the smallest backstreets. Let me share my personal selection.
TWEETS n' BITES
#GPHG2018 - the amazing @vancleefarpels Lady Arpels Planétarium is pre-selected in the Ladies’ complication category of @fondationgphg.
The prize-giving ceremony will be held in Geneva on 9 November 2018. The exhibition goes to #Geneva (1-14 Nov.) and #Vienna (16 Nov.)
#ArtBasel #Miami @AudemarsPiguet announces a new #artwork imagined by Berlin-based artist Tomás Saraceno for Aerocene. His sustainable, site-specific installation Albedo will be unveiled at @ArtBasel in Miami Beach 5-9 Dec 2018. https://t.co/aTIo5grmGC
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