Design

A wacky take on time
Maximilian Büsser founded MB&F to radically change watch designs. Keeping the firm artisanal is essential to maintain that creative edge, he says.
Bulgari Watches come of age
Managing director Guido Terreni is guiding the venerable jewellery brand into a maker of fine timepieces.
Their heart is on the sleeve…
...and in the collars, cuffs, pleats, and plackets they make. That’s Charvet, the world’s oldest shirt store. Established in 1838, it still operates f...
For me, watches are about precision and simplicity: Laurent Ferrier
In the world of fine timepieces, age is revered as much as precision. But in just seven years, Laurent Ferrier has won praise from peers and connoisse...
The turnaround at Tata Elxsi
How Tata Elxsi battled an obscure business and a series of accidents to become a darling of investors.
Diesel's discovery of India
Two years after a reboot, the iconic brand is seeking inspiration in one of the world’s toughest markets.
Sotheby’s finds a home in India
Three entrepreneurs have brought the storied real estate brokerage to India and want to make it a billion-dollar business.