Watch Around 019
WA 019

Free access

17.03.2015

Summary WA 019

IDEAS | How watchmaking defined “progress” NEWS | The die is cast NEWS | Let’s launch a watch brand! MANUFACTURING | Defining “quality” MARKETING | Transferral and ecology SKILLS | Watches touched by Midas SPECIAL REPORT |...

Category: Watch Around 019, Public

17.03.2015

Quiet! We’re going round in circles

We live in irrational times when teenagers are entreated to wear earplugs at concerts – a recommendation that will no doubt fall on deaf ears. Yet all the experts agree: otherwise they risk irreversible hearing loss, ringing in...

Category: Watch Around 019, Editorial, Public

17.03.2015

A bank, a watch and a waistcoat pocket

Let’s say a bank is celebrating its 200th anniversary and decides to announce this milestone in a watchmaking magazine of all things. Above and beyond the quality of the environment such a publication provides for an advertising...

Category: Watch Around 019, News

17.03.2015

How watchmaking defined “progress”

In the 16th century, there was no such thing as progress. A mere quirk of history? Not really: despite the unmistakable evolution of science, art and technology since the dawn of humankind, the notion of progress as we know it...

Category: Watch Around 019, Ideas

17.03.2015

The die is cast

“I’m not a watchmaker” is a recurrent leitmotif in conversations with Jerôme de Witt. This hasn’t prevented him from contributing to the technical development of the wristwatch over the past 12 years by launching a variety of...

Category: Watch Around 019, News

17.03.2015

Let’s launch a watch brand!

Crowdfunding via the internet seems an attractive way of realising a project that you can’t finance yourself. But does it work if you want to launch a watch brand? Kickstarter, Indiegogo, 100-Day, Wemakeit are among the many...

Category: Watch Around 019, News

17.03.2015

Defining “quality”

In Geneva last December Omega introduced its own watch certification, validated and permanently supervised by the Swiss institute of metrology, the federal body responsible for measurements and standards compliance. At the same...

Category: Watch Around 019, Manufacturing

Displaying results ###SPAN_BEGIN###%s to %s out of ###SPAN_BEGIN###%s
<< First < Previous 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-28 29-35 36-42 43-49 Next > Last >>