Interview Julien Caradant – Founder of Atelier Caradant

Interview Julien Caradant – Founder of Atelier Caradant

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In recent days I had the chance to chat with Julien Caradant, founder of the watch brand Atelier Caradant. Today I'm happy to share this interview with you and to introduce you to his watches. The watches coming out of this workshop are very special, and that's why I wanted to know more about them. The dials are made of paper… Yes you read that right, they are made of paper.Julien, a young Frenchman from Saumur (a city in Maine-et-Loire, western France) explains his original concept to us in this interview. Here we go ! Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? I have always been passionate about mechanics and how things work (I dismantled a lot of things when I was young!).…
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Interview Jamie Armstrong – Founder of Luxury Watch Rolls

Interview Jamie Armstrong – Founder of Luxury Watch Rolls

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Today I present to you Jamie Armstrong who is the founder of Luxury Watch Rolls. As a watchmaking and travel enthusiast, I often look for this kind of products, which I must admit is very practical. Unfortunately, in this jungle of accessories, there is everything and at all prices.Luxury Watch Rolls seems to be a good alternative because the products are of high quality and the prices are well placed. And here we go, Jamie will tell us more about his project in this interview. Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? Of course! My name is Jamie, I'm 30 years old and from the U.K. where I have lived for all of my life. I have a master’s degree in engineering and…
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Interview of Christian Moriggi Creations’ founder

Interview of Christian Moriggi Creations’ founder

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In recent days I had the chance to chat with Christian Moriggi, founder of the watch brand of the same name. Today I'm happy to share this interview with you and to introduce you to his watches. Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? I was born in Lausanne, Switzerland. I discovered my passion for design and watches during my architectural studies at the Haute École d'Architecture de Genève. After graduating, I decided to continue my studies by attending a design school in Milan, Italy. On my return to Switzerland, I opened my own practice. I also founded Christian Moriggi Creations, where I design many watches and furniture. Watches have always been a passion, I enjoy looking at them. It is a beautiful…
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Interview Pierre Bernheim – Founder of 26 Spirits of Switzerland

Interview Pierre Bernheim – Founder of 26 Spirits of Switzerland

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A few weeks ago we had the chance to sit down and speak with Pierre Bernheim, Founder of 26 Spirits of Switzerland. Now, let's jump into the story of this young brand... Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? I’m 38 years old, married to a beautiful woman and father of 3 wonderful kids. Besides, I’m the grandson of Mr Raymond Weil who transmitted me his passion for watches and flying. After working in the family brand for 6 years, I launched my own watch brand 88 RUE DU RHONE in 2012. 10 years later, with 36 national markets opened, and more than 150’000 watches sold worldwide, the brand was acquired by a leading Chinese business group. Being a born entrepreneur, I could…
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Interview Mael Oberkampf – Founder of Timeless Swiss Watch

Interview Mael Oberkampf – Founder of Timeless Swiss Watch

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These last days I had the chance to speak with Mael Oberkampf, Founder of Timeless Swiss Watch. You know that I really really like his job so I wanted to know more about him and about his brand. Oh yes I already reviewed the HMS Collection early this year …. So click to read. Let’s go ;-) Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? I grew up in Switzerland not far from Geneva and have always had an interest in industrial design and architecture. After training as a graphic designer, I set up on my own to embark on 3D architectural illustration, and ended up also working for some watchmakers like Richard Mille or Ladoire. It's the founder of this last brand who transmitted me the watchmaking…
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Interview Yong Keong Lim – Founder of Feynman Timekeepers

Interview Yong Keong Lim – Founder of Feynman Timekeepers

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These last days I had the chance to speak with Yong Keong Lim, Founder of Feynman Timekeepers. You know that I really really like his job so I wanted to know more about him and about his brand. Oh yes I already reviewed the One Eclipse and the beautiful Cove.... So click to read. Let's go ;-) Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? I started serious watch collecting in 2010. Prior to that I had only a few watches which were gifts from my family. The interest actually grew when I first saw the Rolex Air King which my dad had. I started searching for information of the Air King and I ended up joining SGROC (Singapore Rolex Owners Club) forum. From…
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Interview Stephen Mansfield – Co-Founder, SNGLRTY

Interview Stephen Mansfield – Co-Founder, SNGLRTY

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In recent weeks I have discovered the Swiss brand SNGLRTY and I must admit that I was quite intrigued. On the one hand by the name of the brand and on the other hand by the concept. Stephen Mansfield, Co-Founder of the brand, shared the story and lots of other info with us during an interview. I therefore invite you to discover SNGLRTY right here. Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches?I arrived late to the world of watches. Daniel, my fellow co-founder of SNGLRTY, was the key person who drew me into this incredible world. It started in 2013 and I had recently moved Hong Kong and met Daniel. I was working to try to revitalize a watch brand that had hit…
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Interview Diyu WU – Founder of Sólás Watches

Interview Diyu WU – Founder of Sólás Watches

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These last days I had the chance to speak with Diyu Wu, the founder of the new brand Sólás Watches. I'm sure you will like his new watch and the whole story around. So let's jump on the interview :-) Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? Hi Jonathan, thanks for inviting me to this interview. I was born in China but at a young age moved to the UK for a number of years before coming to Ireland where I grew up. It was in university when I seriously started to enjoy reading, researching and collecting watches. My first watch that I researched and bought was a Sea-Gull M171s (and you’ll see my username on the WatchUSeek forums still refers to that…
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Interview Léopoldo Celi – Founder of Fugue Watches

Interview Léopoldo Celi – Founder of Fugue Watches

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A few weeks ago we had the chance to sit down and speak with Léopoldo Celi, Founder of Fugue Watches. Now, let's jump into the story of this young brand... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNeGy-2_NcE Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? My love affair with watches started 12 years ago with a very special gift from my parents, an Omega Speedmaster. This gift came with a condition: I had to find the watch myself aftermarket with a maximum budget of 1000€ which was, even for the time, very challenging. After I succeeded finding this gem the hunt changed me forever. I became a vintage watches collector (on a budget) and was instantly drawn to the creativity and soul of vintage pieces. I later became interested in…
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Interview Clément Meynier – Founder of Depancel Watches

Interview Clément Meynier – Founder of Depancel Watches

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As a lover of beautiful mechanics, I kept an eye on a young French brand which offers watches inspired by cars. I had the chance to interview Clément Meynier who is the founder of Depancel Watches. Hi Clément could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? Hello Jonathan, and thank you for this interview! Originally, I trained as an engineer and worked in a research laboratory in Geneva, called the CERN. I am from the Jura region, near the Swiss border, and I have always been passionate about fine watchmaking and curious to understand how mechanical watches really work. Then, I enrolled at a training center in Geneva to learn watchmaking. It was supposed to be a simple hobby to satisfy my curiosity, but…
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