Industry News


New Ambassadors

— Yana Kudryavtseva and Giulia Steingruber appointed Longines Ambassadors of Elegance.
AUGUST 22, 2014
Walter von Känel, CEO of Longines with Yana Kudryavtseva and Giulia Steingruber
Emirates Airline Foundation

Roger Dubuis

Video. Emirates Foundation with Roger Dubuis for the "Time for Change" initiative

— Roger Dubuis joins forces with Emirates Airline in initiative to improve children's lives.
AUGUST 21, 2014
HH Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum at the GPHG 2013 Exhibition,Dubai with Carlo Lamprecht, and Carine Maillard

Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix

"More than 240 watches submitted this year"

— Carlo Lamprecht and Carine Maillard, President and Director of the Foundation of the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix, present the changes for the 2014 edition and are delighted at the record number of watches in the competition.
AUGUST 20, 2014


What makes a Hermès leather watch strap so special?

— As a company steeped in the tradition of fine leatherwork, Hermès is recognized for the superior quality of its leather watch straps, which are produced entirely in-house at the company’s workshop in Brügg on the outskirts of Bienne.
AUGUST 19, 2014
Video Blancpain National Geographic Pristine Seas Expeditions  Mozambique


Video. Pristine Seas Expedition to Mozambique

— As mission partner of National Geographic, Blancpain accompanied the Pristine Seas Expedition to Mozambique.
AUGUST 19, 2014
WorldTempus Newsletter Ecoles, touche de couleurs et marque de niche


Schools, a splash of colour and a niche brand

— The chequered flag may still be a long way off but our coverage of the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix is hotting up.
AUGUST 18, 2014
Jessica Saund Seiko's ambassador


Video. The Seiko Nation

— Presentation of three Seiko watches by three Brand ambassadors.
AUGUST 18, 2014
Boutique Bulgari, Via Condotti, à Rome


New partner

— WorldTempus is happy to welcome Bulgari as a new partner.
AUGUST 16, 2014
Baselworld 2015

Baselworld 2015

An event not to be missed

— The annual fair will be held on 19-26 March 2015.
AUGUST 15, 2014
Portrait Olivier Müller


L.Leroy and the renaissance of precision mechanics

— Olivier Müller, newly appointed president of L.Leroy, speaks about his new mission to restore the historic brand to its former prestige and reposition it as a niche brand in advanced mechanical watchmaking.
AUGUST 15, 2014
Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer Regulator

Glashütte Original

Video. Fine German Watchmaking Art since 1845

— PanoGraph, Senator Tourbillon, Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date, Pavonina... Open the filmed catalogue of Glashütte Original's timepieces.
AUGUST 15, 2014
Breguet Miami Event


A view on the ocean and the brand's novelties

— Some historic timepieces from the XIXth century were unveiled in Miami.
AUGUST 14, 2014
Patek Philippe video feu artifice geneve

Patek Philippe

Video. Geneva Grand Fireworks 2014

— 175th Anniversary Patek Philippe gave its support to Geneva Grand Firework 2014 that took place on Saturday 9th August.
AUGUST 14, 2014
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    Watchmaking schools

    A perfect solution in an imperfect world

    — Watchmaking training undertaken in-house by the brands is proving highly successful. It nevertheless reflects the weak points of the traditional academic...
    AUGUST 13, 2014
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    The full spectrum of luxury watch brands

    — From traditional craftsmanship to cutting-edge digital technology, Worldtempus covered the full spectrum of watch brand’s activities last week.
    AUGUST 11, 2014
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    Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix

    The HEAD and the Seconds Hand

    — For the third year in a row, the Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD) helps with the scenography of the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix (GPHG) awards...
    AUGUST 11, 2014
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    Roger Dubuis

    The digital outrider

    — The Manufacture Roger Dubuis is one of the most active on the Net. A close-up look at a pioneering digital success story.
    AUGUST 08, 2014
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    What you might have missed last month

    — Themes covered by Worldtempus last month ranged from classic car rallies to music boxes, as well as a rare award for a watch brand and, of course, plenty of...
    AUGUST 06, 2014
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    Boutique in New York

    — Seiko has just opened the doors of its very first high-end boutique to enter the United States.
    AUGUST 06, 2014

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Definition of the day


Having the same axis: the coaxial movement of the hour and minute hands means that they move around the same axis.