For a brand that is known for cherry-picking the best brands to be included in their portfolio, no one understands the importance of celebrating creative minds and their dedication to the craft better than The Hour Glass.
In the next two months, the specialist luxury watch retailer will be premiering a series of short films on nine of the world’s leading watchmakers, architect, artist and designers. See the complete schedule for ‘The Lives of Artists’ here.
April 22 – Maximilian Büsser, MB&F
April 29 – Sir David Adjaye OBE RA, Adjaye Associates
May 6 – Rexhep Rexhepi, Akrivia
May 13 – Daniel Arsham
May 20 – Wieki Somers, Studio Wieki Somers
May 27 – Roger W. Smith
June 3 – Marc Newson
June 10 – Oki Sato, Nendo
June 17 – Felix Baumgartner & Martin Frei, URWERK
The Lives of Artists series will kick off today (22 April, 1200 hrs GMT / 8pm Malaysian time) with the premiere of its first shortie on YouTube featuring watchmaker extraordinaire Maximilian Büsser from MB&F.
There will also be a live Q&A between The Hour Glass Group managing director Michael Tay and Büsser on The Hour Glass’ Instagram stories on 22 April, 1230 hrs GMT / 8.30pm Malaysian time. Discussion will centre around what the future has in store for MB&F but they will be taking questions from the watch community in the leadup, so make sure to leave one in the comments section of the premiere page.