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

Maximilian Büsser
Catch watchmaker Maximilian Büsser from MB&F live on April 22. (Photo: David Morris/The Hour Glass)

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.

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