On December 3, 2018 local time, Cartier opened a new boutique in the center of Zurich. Looking back on Cartier’s first boutique opened in Zurich in 1978, the brand continues this story that began 40 years ago.
The new boutique is located at 47 Bahnhofstrasse and covers an area of 550 square meters. It is completely designed by architect and interior designer Laura Gonzalez. The store’s combination of bronze, marble and wood embodies the essence of contemporary Zurich design.
“The Cartier Zurich boutique balances the concepts of comfort and efficiency,” said Laurence Bourgeois, Managing Director of Cartier Switzerland. “We want to create a refined and welcoming space for customers, an ideal shopping destination.
Modern furniture reflects natural light, and the light colors and high ceilings make the store feel warm and spacious.
Inspired by the picturesque Swiss capital, Cartier transformed the brand’s iconic Panthèrede Cartier into murals and decorated them in boutiques. (Photo / text watch home Xu Chaoyang)
At the end of May, the Rolex Creative Arts Recommended Funding Scheme announced in London at the end of May 2008 a list of six outstanding young artists selected from the 2008-2009 plan. They are from Argentina, Australia, Honduras, Japan and the United States. There will be one-on-one mentoring and communication with the mentors who selected them during the year. The Rolex Creative Funding Program includes six major areas of dance, film, literature, music, drama, and visual arts. The fourth mentor and student list are: Jason Dance Azira. Songma (Jason Akira Somma) and mentor Geely. Gillian; Selena in the film category. Celia Murga and mentor Martin. Scorsese; Literature Tara. Joan. Wen Qi (Tara June Winch) and mentor Wally. Soyinka; Aurelio in Music. Martinez (Aurelio Martinez) and mentor Yu Su. Andor; Theatrical Nahuel. Emiliano. Perez. Nahuel Emiliano Perez Biscayart and mentor Kate. Walker; and Masanori Handa and instructor Lei Beijia in visual arts. Hoorn. This funding program has successfully cultivated many outstanding artists since 2002, and will continue to discover more outstanding talents through the leadership of masters.
This is the first time that Glashütte has become an official partner of the Zurich Film Festival. In the early summer of 2012, the top German watchmaker established a two-year partnership with the Zurich Film Festival, fulfilling its commitment to strengthen its sponsorship of the film industry. Since 2011, Glashütte has become an official partner of the Berlin International Film Festival. From left to right: Philippe Perret-du-Cray, Dieter Pachner (Vice President of Sales, Glasutti), Jemima Sissons, Elisa Vallata, Martina Grassi, Chantal Guidi (Glasuti, Italy), Christina Hentschel (PR / Glashütte Original) ( PR / Glasutti)
格拉 During the eighth Zurich Film Festival, Glashütte opened a dedicated VIP room in the century-old building DittingHaus at 35 Rennweg in the centre of Zurich. Also coming to this film festival is one of Glashütte’s most outstanding masterpieces to date-the Grande Cosmopolite Tourbillon. This watch is the first choice for travellers in the world. It was unveiled in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, and Beijing, and then went to the Zurich Film Festival. VIPs in the VIP room have exclusive opportunities to appreciate this extraordinary masterpiece. The first connoisseurs were media representatives from Italy, Britain and Switzerland. These guests were invited by Glashütte to attend the opening ceremony of the Zurich Film Festival.
In addition to watching the interactive demonstration of the Grande Cosmopolite Tourbillon in the specially designed ‘Secret Room’ by Glashütte, members of the media have the opportunity to become watchmakers and explore the microscopic mechanical world in person. Watchmaker Maria Tabaschnik showed the audience how to use special watchmaking tools to fit the tiny screws perfectly into the balance wheel. Other audience members watched with interest the watches displayed at the arts and crafts exhibition.
The last group of Glashütte invited guests to take a group photo in the Glashütte VIP room before going to the premiere of the movie ‘Savages’. The film’s director Oliver Stone and actor John Travolta appeared on the green carpet that night. To ensure the schedule of the two festival directors Nadja Schildknecht and Karl Spoerri during the festival, Glashütte equipped two of them respectively. A Glashütte watch.
DNadja chose a watch from the 1960s series, while Karl chose a watch from the 1970s a decade later. ‘We very much welcome Glashütte as the official partner of the Zurich Film Festival. This partner, a renowned German luxury watch maker, is not only dedicated to watchmaking but also has a special preference for filmmaking. Since last year In the beginning, Glashütte became the official partner of the Berlin International Film Festival. We are very happy to win such a partner, ‘said the two film festival directors.
Omega launched Marine in 1932 and was worn by adventurer Charles William Beebe. It dived for the first time to a depth of 10 meters and set a world record at the time.
百 Since the advent of the watch a hundred years ago, water, dust, magnetism, and shock are the four major enemies of the watch. In the 1920s and 1930s, watch manufacturers began to study ways to combat these external forces to increase the durability and durability of their watches. Although before the 1920s, a few watchmakers, such as Francis Baumgartner, Paul Perregaux, and Georges Peret, were able to produce high-quality cases, provide better sealing, and thus have good water resistance. Omega Both Longines and Longines used this case. However, the founder of Rolex, Hans Wilsdorf, was the first person who really saw the potential of waterproof watches and further devoted himself to bringing the waterproof watches to the market and winning public applause. At present, most watch experts recognize Rolex and Omega as pioneers and promoters of watch water resistance.
Generally speaking, the combat methods and the popularity of military watches during World War II were another reason for the rapid progress of diving watches. At that time, the US Navy adopted the Hamilton Sea Bees Diving Watch. Its waterproof depth has been advanced to about 50 meters. Its technology is mainly a double crown to enhance its water resistance. The Russian Navy also has similar military watches. Offi cine Panerai, adopted by Italy, uses a unique pressurized crown system to make its diving watch effective working depth to 30 meters.