Interview: Photographer Steve McCurry Talks About the Challenges of Capturing Vacheron Constantin Overseas Locations

 |  September 23rd, 2016

Recently, we announced the second set of six locations that famed photographer Steve McCurry shot for the Vacheron Constantin Overseas adventure. You can see some of those amazing images here. We also had the chance to talk with McCurry about the challenges he faced when selecting and shooting the locations.  Q: What was the biggest challenge you had in this project? SMC: “The entire project was a challenge, because it was all about human ingenuity and human architecture. As we went through the possible locations, I looked for how people were trying to solve problems with design – such as how to get water from the deep wells of India, or how to heard sheep across vast lands. So the…

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Interview: Miami Marlins Right Fielder, Giancarlo Stanton, and TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador

 |  September 7th, 2016

Recently, I joined TAG Heuer on a trip to Miami for a host of events. Not only did I get to join the brand in its celebration of 100 Years of Innovation (with its involvement in auto racing and with the anniversary of the Carrera), but also I got to take in a Miami Marlins baseball game in the enclosed stadium and I got to spend some quality time talking with Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton. A TAG Heuer brand ambassador, Stanton’s reputation is varied. He has been called “injury prone,” as well as being called a modern day “superman.” In fact, Stanton does seem to be accident- or injury prone. It was recently announced that the Marlins lead…

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Interview: Usain “Lightning” Bolt, Hublot Brand Ambassador, Makes History at Rio 2016

 |  August 15th, 2016

Last night in Rio, Usain “Lightning” Bolt made history as he won the Gold in the 100M men’s run — making him the first athlete in history to win the Gold for the 100M in three successive Olympic Games. While he didn’t break any of his own personal  records, he is still known as the fastest person in the world. We had the chance to talk with Bolt before he went to Rio, and the 29-year-old  Jamaican sprinter who is also a Hublot brand ambassador said all he was looking for was to retain his title at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The soft-spoken 6’5″ runner has a genuine love of life–  indicative of his laid-back Jamaican upbringing. “We Jamaicans are not too stressed about…

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Moment in Time: Interview with Patrick Dempsey, Actor, Driver and TAG Heuer Ambassador

 |  July 7th, 2016

Those who know the steam Dr. Derek Shepherd from television’s Grey’s Anatomy may be interested to know that he is also an avid car racer  — with his own team — Dempsey Racing. He is also a TAG Heuer brand ambassador — and he is pretty quick to insist that time plays an important role in his life, where he juggles, racing, acting, family, philanthropy and (soon to come) directing. A man with many passions, During this recent interview, he talked at great length about the importance of staying focused. I have had the opportunity to interview Dempsey on several occasions, now (you can read one of those here) and – skeptic that I am when it comes to celebrities…

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Interview: It’s Clear. Stephen Forsey Talks about Full Transparency and the Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon 30-Degrees Technique Sapphire

 |  June 23rd, 2016

By Michael Thompson Last week, we brought you the news of the new Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon 30-Degree Technique Sapphire here.  Now we bring you an exclusive interview with Stephen Forsey about exactly how that watch — in its totally transparent format — came to fruition. From the very start, Greubel Forsey designed its Double Tourbillon 30-Degree Technique to amaze the wearer with an almost unimpeded view of its awe-inspiring double tourbillon in action. Its open architecture invited the viewer inside to enjoy watching as gears mesh on a multi-level platform of polished precious metal, frosted finishes and contrasting colors. You may also recall that the time displayed on this early Greubel Forsey design is known for its extreme accuracy. This…

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