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The Geneva Time Exhibition 2013 at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in the centre of Geneva.

The Geneva Time Exhibition 2013 at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in the centre of Geneva.

The choice of a stylish new venue, the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in the centre of Geneva, was announced last month to universal acclaim – a setting fit for the sumptuous array of watchmaking brands who will be taking part in Geneva Time Exhibition 2013. Switzerland has always been a fertile ground for creators of […]

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Hamann Motorsport Turns McLaren MP4-12C Into A Work Of Art.

Hamann, the specialists of unique super sports cars has unveiled the “memoR”, turning the two-seater McLaren MP4-12C mid-engined model into an exquisitely colourful piece of art, a conversion which will set you back €95,000 excluding tax. In addition to this opulent explosion of colour, HAMANN has accentuated the existing lines of the car’s carbon chassis […]

Creator of the first mechanical mobile phone, Celsius X VI II is expanding its range with a more accessible new collection called OptiC.

The Celsius X VI II OptiC GMT Furtif with a mysterious fibre optic microguide technology dual display.

Creator of the first mechanical mobile phone, Celsius X VI II is expanding its range with a more accessible new collection called OptiC. The first model, OptiC GMT Furtif, is built on the original concept and innovates with a mysterious fibre optic microguide technology dual display. A first glance of the date display on the […]

Giuseppe devoted anywhere from 12 to 18 months building each model, and he was a stickler for detail. His models were very complex and examples such as this Rolls Royce probably took over 2,500 hours to create. In addition to using brass for bodies and many components, he also used iron, steel, stainless steel, wood leather, and rubber in the construction of his models.

The Exquisite Craftsmanship of Master Modelmaker, Giuseppe da Corte.

The name of Giuseppe da Corte ranks highly amongst the few ‘extreme’ modelmakers who spend anything from one to two years, lovingly making a unique and one-off highly detailed scale model of a car that inspires them. Models of this calibre do not come to market very often. Those occasions may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity […]

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The latest incarnation of the iconic Maserati Quattroporte is set to debut at the 2012 NAIAS in Detroit.

“Maserati stands today at the edge of an unparalleled strategic and industrial growth that will see our presence in the world rise to 50,000 units a year by 2015. This growth is a challenge for which Maserati has carefully prepared itself and that we all welcome with anticipation. It is a growth based on those […]

Leading Designer Jorge Cañete has been awarded the Global Excellence Award for the Best International Residential Project in Paris.

Leading Designer Jorge Cañete has been awarded the Global Excellence Award for the Best International Residential Project in Paris.

The International Interior Design Association has awarded interior architect Jorge Cañete and his studio, Interior Design Philosophy, with the Global Excellence Award for the best international project in the residence category. The award was presented at the Maison et Objet fair in Paris 2012. The award winning project, The Wing and its Feathers, is a […]

Mawi to debut into soft accessories with a collection of inspired luxury clutches.

Mawi to debut into soft accessories with a collection of inspired luxury clutches.

This season Mawi is proud to announce its debut into soft accessories with a collection of inspired luxury clutches. Staying true to the brand philosophy, the bags represent opulent statement pieces by combining cutting-edge contemporary style with traditional influences and luxurious materials. By emulating some of our most coveted jewellery components, Mawi translates the brands […]

Richard Restak and Montegrappa’s CEO Giuseppe Aquila at The Luxury Review

Montegrappa displays its entire collection at The Luxury Review, including, the $1million Centennial Dragon Pen.

On October 18th in New York, Montegrappa unveiled its entire collection at its first-ever appearance in the elegant “salon privée”, the Luxury Review. This event is organised to show a number of offerings from the world’s leading luxury brands, to a select audience in an appropriate setting. For the 2012 event, the venue was New […]

RJ-Romain Jerome welcomes contemporary art. For its first partnership of this kind, the watchmaking Maison has chosen to collaborate with an internationally renowned Swiss artist, John M Armleder.

RJ-Romain Jerome by internationally renowned Swiss artist, John M Armleder.

RJ-Romain Jerome welcomes contemporary art. For its first partnership of this kind, the watchmaking Maison has chosen to collaborate with an internationally renowned Swiss artist, John M Armleder. This exceptional encounter between contemporary art and Fine Watchmaking has given rise to ten unique timepieces, all of them featuring a recurrent motif in John M Armleder’s […]

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