HUBLOT PARTNERS WITH FAMED ARTIST, HEBRU BRANTLEY, AND MOURNING FAMILY FOUNDATION FOR ART WEEK MIAMI
MIAMI – December 09, 2013 – Luxury Swiss watchmaker, Hublot, participated in this year’s Art Week Miami with famed Chicago-based artist, Hebru Brantley, known for his unique art style that draws from pop culture icons and themes from his childhood in the 1980’s. The artist is transformed Hublot’s Bal Harbour Boutique with a special art installation that was on display at the boutique from December 3 through December 8.
Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre, a home for children with special needs, hosted Dubai International Art Symposium (DIAS), an 8-day event where 30 artists from different parts of the world came together to paint 2 paintings each. These paintings will be later auctioned with the proceeds going towards improving the lives of children with special needs. The event was held at the Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre from 1st through 8th October 2013.
The Lady 8, a new fine jewelry watch elegantly plays on curves, for women who appreciate the sensuality of time.
Britain will now receive its very own set of limited edition Big Bang Ferrari timepieces fashioned with aesthetical nuances that is unique and distinctive to our local shores. A true tribute to Great Britain, the timepiece fuses design, materials and mechanics in way that uniquely addresses the respective DNA of Hublot and Ferrari: innovation, performance, technology and exclusivity.
Real Time For Real People:Montegrappa has again participated in the notable charity event, the Global Gift Gala, which took place on Tuesday, 19th November at the luxurious ME Hotel in the heart of London.
MIAMI – November 21, 2013 – Luxury Swiss watchmaker, Hublot, celebrated the unveiling of its new, limited edition Big Bang Caviar “Lady 305” timepiece collection on Wednesday, November 20, at Zuma restaurant at the EPIC Hotel in downtown Miami. The unveiling and launch party featured a cocktail hour, a seated dinner prepared by Zuma’s famed chef, Michael Lewis, an award presentation by Haute Living magazine to beauty mogul and icon, Loren Ridinger, an official timepiece unveiling, free-flowing Dom Perignon champagne and an after party upon Ridinger private yacht, Utopia II, for the star-studded list of attendees.
Backes & Strauss London, the world’s oldest diamond company is proud to showcase today its creativity and innovation with the international release of “The Meeting of Master – Episode 1 – The dial maker” – a two minutes video that chronicles Backes & Strauss dial making craftsmanship, offering viewers a tour of a unique watchmaker know-how.Link to watch this great video http://vimeo.com/75404690
Hublot opens its 10th boutique in the USA (Houston), with the cutting of the ribbon featuring an exclusive appearance by Scuderia Ferrari, represented by Felipe Massa, in Texas for the Grand Prix.
The Montegrappa Verdi Bicentenary Concert was held on the 10th of October to celebrate the great opera composer Giuseppe Verdi, who was born on the same day 200 years ago (10th October 1813).
Geneva (AFP) – A spectacular and rare orange diamond, the largest known gem of its kind, was auctioned for a record $35.54 million in Geneva.
”It’s a world record price for an orange diamond, it’s a world record price per carat for any coloured diamond,” the Christie’s auction house said of the sale, on Tuesday.
ARMIN STROM Gravity is the first watch from the Biel-based Manufacture to feature an automatic winding mechanism with micro rotor.
With this first series of automatic watches driven by the Manufacture’s new AMR13 calibre, ARMIN STROM wanted to express the essence of a fundamental law of physics – that of gravity. Thus, the laws of gravity are used in an automatic watch to transform movements into a mode of indicating the time.
AKRIVIA: After the initial excited reactions to the pure, polished and brushed lines of AkriviA’s first Tourbillon Monopusher in steel shown at Baselworld 2013, the brand decided to create three further versions. The first of these new versions, a model in 18K 5N red gold with a newly designed grey dial, will be presented at Salon QP to mark AkriviA’s premiere appearance in the UK.
Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot, speaking yesterday at the famous annual Football Extravaganza Awards ceremony held at Grosvenor House in London, took the opportunity to announce that Pelé would be joining the organisation as Hublot’s Brand Ambassador for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.
The wild boar is one of the Zodiac animals in Asia and a great favorite with Japanese artists. It is frequently depicted not only in art forms but also in history, legend, folklore and literature of the country, the earliest mention of it appearing in the „Kojiki“.The boar was held in such esteem that at one
It gives the MB&F M.A.D. Gallery a huge amount of fun to showcase the smile-inducing kinetic art of the British creative partnership Laikingland.
Laikingland was co-founded in 2008 by two lifelong friends from the north of England, artist Martin Smith and engineer Nick Regan. Together, Smith and Regan work closely with invited
On September 23rd, Richard Mille expanded its presence in America by opening the country’s second Richard Mille boutique: The Richard Mille Boutique Las Vegas.
The new boutique is located within Las Vegas’ most exclusive luxury shopping venue-the Shops at Crystals-adjacent to the ARIA Resort & Casino at City Center on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip.
The Éclipse, a poetic masterpiece of Fine Watchmaking, is one of the brand’s most iconic timepieces. This year, Jaquet Droz craftsmen in La Chaux-de-Fonds masterfully paired the moon phase complication, which displays the fascinating cycles of the night of the sky on the dial, with the Perpetual Calendar: a finely orchestrated union which raises these two complications to a new level of elegance.
Dietlin Artisans has developed a new exhibition display-case, dubbed the ‘Dinner Display’, which offers the world of watchmaking fresh opportunities to showcase its timepieces.
This showcase is placed as a table centrepiece, presenting itself in turn to all of the dinner guests sitting round the table thanks to its ingenious, programmable rotating system. Its battery power means it can operate non-stop for over 15 hours without mains supply.
After such stunning cinematic successes as an appearance in The Expendables 2 and serving as a major plot element in Korea’s top soap opera, Montegrappa pens can claim another indicator of their importance as cultural icons. European detective stories and crime melodramas have never been more admired than in 2013, so it is with great pleasure that Montegrappa reveals its presence in a European political thriller that has taken Bulgaria by storm.
The Konstantin Chaykin Manufacture is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Konstantin Chaykin’s watchmaking career on October 23. It was on this day, exactly 10 years ago, that Konstantin Chaykin began working on his first complicated mechanical clock. Over the next 10 years Konstantin devoted his life to developing fine clock and watch making in Russia. Today all of his fellow watchmakers, colleagues and all lovers of fine watches celebrate with Konstantin, together with everyone who wants to see manufacturing flourish in modern Russia.
Backes & Strauss is delighted to announce its partnership with English National Ballet.
The partnership will involve a close collaboration between the two companies both in the UK and internationally. Tamara Rojo the Prima Ballerina and the Artistic Director of ENB will become the ambassador for the very feminine Victoria collection.
LINDE WERDELIN unveils three new series of the SpidoLite II, originally launched in October 2011 in two versions of 100 pieces each.
The first one to appear is the SpidoLite II Titanium Blue, limited to 75 pieces.
This new addition presents a chromatic dial and subtle adaptions to further enhance the customer’s experience and accentuate the comfort both for sports activity and leisurely use.
A universal motif that transcends cultural borders. A symbol of death in one society, a celebration of life in another. The skull possesses instant familiarity as it is a part of every one of us. It serves as a Mexican icon to celebrate the departed and a medieval religious totem, an essential rock’n’roll logo and an outlaw biker’s patch, a horror movie staple and a pirate’s flag, a universal sign of warning.
The Reef dive instrument created by LINDE WERDELIN, has been carefully designed to provide constant guidance to divers, tracking the critical pieces of information needed on any dive by using several sensors, a sophisticated low-power multi MPU-platform, an advanced 3-axis compass as well as warnings and alarm systems.
The New Oktopus II Moon is the first complication entirely conceived, developed and produced in-house by LINDE WERDELIN. This great complication features a photo realistic moon that rotates above a layer with SuperLuminova, so the moon phase is visible during the darker hours of the day and looks like we see the moon during a clear night.