Europa Star


Europa Star Chapter 5/2019 Global Edition

December 2019




EDITORIAL

  • WATCHMAKING IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL COMPLEXITY

COVER STORY

  • CARL F. BUCHERER: ECO-CONSCIOUS WATCHMAKING

WHAT’S NEXT?

  • WATCHMAKING’S NEW CHALLENGES

THE FUTURE OF WATCHMAKING: A DIVERSE PANEL ANSWERS OUR QUESTIONS

We selected six major issues which are having a profound impact on the watch industry’s present and also on its future. Some forty industry figures responded to our questions:

  • Jean-Christophe Babin, Jean-Claude Biver, Ronnie Bernheim, Andreas Leibundgut, Vijesh Rajan, Mario Peserico, Dr Frank Müller, Julien Tornare, Andrew Block, Stéphane Waser, Max Büsser, Christophe Musy, Olivier R. Müller, René Weber, Yvan Arpa, Thierry Huron,Thomas Baillod, Tim Stracke, Georges Brunet, Fred Levin

POWER OF THE PAST

PRE-OWNED: IT’S BEEN A LONG TIME COMING, NOW IT’S HERE

  • Odilo Lamprecht, Philipp Man, Paul Altieri, Joaquim Ziegler, Susanne Hurni

DIFFERENT CASES, DIFFERENT FUTURE

Interviews:

  • Guy Sémon, Manuel Emch, Peter Stas, Stephen Forsey

Case studies:

  •  Ice-Watch, Jean-Pierre Lutgen; Louis Erard, Alain Spinedi; Victorinox, Carl Elsener Jr.; Certina, Adrian Bosshard; Mido, Franz Linder; Hamilton, Silvain Dolla; Swatch, New Headquarters

REPORT – A WEEK IN THE BAY AREA

NO “HOTLINE” (YET) BETWEEN WATCH VALLEY AND SILICON VALLEY

  • Jared Silver, Silicon Valley Jeweller; Yves Behar, Founder of Fuseproject; Swissnex; John Angelo, Watch Face Design Lead at Google; Gabe Reilly, Co-Founder of Collective

HIGHLIGHTS

  • URWERK
  • URBAN JÜRGENSEN
  • JAQUET DROZ
  • LONGINES
  • TITONI
  • JEAN MARCEL
  • TRASER
  • EBERHARD & CO
  • ORIENT
  • HKTDC 

RECOMMENDED READING

  • BY FABRICE MUGNIER, WATCHPRINT.COM

LAST WORD TO START

  • IT’S FIVE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT