A random snippet courtesy of the whimsical and occasionally perplexing Twitter account of the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ national Census, which was last conducted in 2011. Australia’s next Census will be held during August, 2016.
For those who are familiar with Geneva one of the horological points of interest, as it were, is the building that houses Vacheron Constantin on the Quai d l’Ile, its location also the name of one of their watch collections…. Read More ›
Currently consisting of thirty-three members, the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants (AHCI), which promotes independent watch and clock making, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2015. For thirty lucky people, commemorative wooden pens made by AHCI member Valerii Danevych, renowned… Read More ›
TAG Heuer, Google and Intel have just completed a press conference at Baselworld 2015 to announce their partnership and foray into the smartwatch wristspace. I guess that if someone in the watch industry was going to go all out… Read More ›
Harmony of form and function, harmony in music, of thought, of companionship, of the tastebuds. A common word, but perhaps unexpected as the name of the new Vacheron Constantin collection introduced at SIHH 2015 to mark their 260th anniversary. As… Read More ›
Switzerland’s central bank the Swiss National Bank (SNB) has abandoned the cap on the Swiss Franc’s value against the Euro. Abandoning its exchange rate control and cutting interest rates to -0.75pc sent the franc soaring, Swiss stock markets… Read More ›
Known for his classic approach to watchmaking and focus on micro-engineering, Vallée de Joux based independent watchmaker Romain Gauthier is celebrating his tenth anniversary with the HMS Ten in three new limited editions of the ‘Prestige HMS’ introduced in 2012…. Read More ›