Video Interview: Claude Greisler Of Armin Strom Explains Mirrored Force Resonance and Brand Concepts

Roberta Naas, founder, ATimelyPerspective.com and Claude Greisler, Director, Armin Strom.

Not too long ago, at WatchTime New York 2017, we had the opportunity to discuss several important technological developments and new watches with the executives of the brands. One of those brands was Armin Strom, which introduced its incredible Mirrored Force Resonance watch late in the year 2016   that made its way to market this…

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Graffiti Artist Alec Monopoly, TAG Heuer Unveil Limited Edition Connected Modular 45 Watch During Art Basel Miami

TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 watch with dial created by graffiti artist Alec Monopoly, was unveiled at Art Basel Miami.

I have always loved art. I grew up in a family where my mother was an artist and my sister was an artist. My mom had an art gallery at one point in her life and my sister was a talented VP at a top NY ad agency. Even my oldest sister — an astrophysicist by…

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Only Watch 2017 Sets Record for Charity Auction: $10+ Million

Patek Philippe, 5208T sold for 6.2 million CHF at OnlyWatch 2017

One of the most anticipated watch and charity events every other year is the Only Watch auction, which took place yesterday in Geneva. There,  49 unique watches went up for auction by Christie’s, with benefits going to muscular dystrophy.  This year, the auction totaled  10.776 million Swiss Francs. There were a host of stand-outs in…

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Winning Watches of the GPHG 2017

GPHG 2017 Artistic Craft Prize:VOUTILAINEN AKI-NO-KURE

For readers who follow ATimelyPerspective, you know that we have been covering all the categories and nominated watches that were being judged in the 2017 GPHG Awards. Last night we attended the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve Awards Ceremony in Geneva, and today we bring you a look at the winning watches from the 72…

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Meet the Manufacture Royale ADN Collection: Good Looks, Great Function

Manufacture Royale ADN in Black DLC and forged carbon.

Manufacture Royale is a brand we have written about several times here, as we love the masterful technology this brand brings to the forefront.  This year, the brand unveils an interesting new collection that is making its way to stores now: the ADN (DNA).  The watch houses the brand’s  ninth calibre—the MR09 with flying tourbillon,…

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Kering Group Appoints Patrick Pruniaux CEO of Ulysse Nardin As Patrik Hoffmann Exits

Elina Svitolina, brand ambassador for Ulysse Nardin, with Patrik Hoffmann, CEO of Ulysse Nardin (Photo: courtesy Ulysse Nardin)

While we were busy covering some great events this past weekend, the Albert Bensoussan, CEO of Kering Group Luxury — Watches and Jewelelry Division  (owners of watch and jewelry brands: Ulysse Nardin, Pomellato, Gucci, Boucheron and Girard-Perrregaux) made another management change announcement: Patrick  Pruniaux is the new head of Ulysse Nardin. He replaces long-standing CEO of the…

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