Watchmaking

Day of the Urban Production

In Zurich, people not only invest and consume, but also produce with heart and soul. On Saturday, September 26, factories, workshops and studios can be visited throughout the city. The…


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Together back to the roots

With its design, which is based on the aesthetics of the Bauhaus and thus on the roots of design, the L3 has brought a filmmaker back to the roots of…


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Maurice de Mauriac Stan Smith Signature Watch

The Maurice de Mauriac Stan Smith Signature watch is an ode to a pastime the Zurich-based brand enjoys (well, at least one of them). For as long as I’ve known…


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Beautiful Seasons

Pictures with happy customers and our watches from all over the world are a mirror of the 4 seasons. There is always someone who has spring, summer, autumn or winter…


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The Stan ’n‘ Dan’ Project

D aniel Dreifuss (aka Dan) is an avid lover of tennis and a fan of Adidas ever since his favourite movie, ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’, came out. After an initial project led to…


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When Zurich goes to the Arctic

When our family goes on holiday, it is very rare to have anything to do with watches. This year Leonard Dreifuss had the task and honour to stage the launch…


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L1 Swiss Design Award 19

Fabian Schwaerzler, the designer of our L-series with the watches L1, L2 and L3 takes part in the Swiss Design Award 2019. With his minimalist style, his love for good…


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A Watch for the Time In-Between Times

Whenever people measure something—whether directly or indirectly—time plays a role. The shorter these spans of time are, the more exhilarating it becomes to know not only the beginning and end…


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Fabian Schwaerzler

His prize-winning furniture for companies like Vitra has won him a devoted following among design aficionados. He never designs for the sake of designing – there must always be an…


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CHRONOGRAPH COMPLETES TRIPTYCH OF TIME

On the fifth anniversary of the debut of the L series, Maurice de Mauriac presents the L3, a slim tri-compax chronograph with a contemporary minimalist design that aims to improve…


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Under a red blood dial

How a unique dial in Maurice de Mauriac’s collection was inspired by an iconic U2 album – and the jersey of legendary Portuguese footballer Eusebio at the 1966 World Cup….


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A small side table for the moon, a big landing for Israel

On Friday, 22 February 2019, the earth will tremble and the sky will fill with smoke as the thunderous rockets lift the first Israeli mission to the moon into the heavens. And while for…


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Love now has a watch

Everything has clocks: aviation, motorsport, tennis, feature literacy, in fact there is a clock for everything. Only for the love there was no really own clock. Now love has a…


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Everyone wants to get out into the green!

If you love the green, you want to have the green and the green always around you. Also in the city. In the car, in the office, in bed, during…


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The watch of the elements: earth, fire, water, air

The brown of the earth, the fire in which bronze becomes bronze, the water that defies that watch and the air that begins and ends life – all this is…


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At 300 meters, the sea is deep blue

The L2 deep black in bronze is the icon of a diver’s watch. The masterpiece of the Swiss designer Fabian Schwaerzler and the watch and color fetishist Daniel Dreifuss, the…


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If you want to see real black …

The L2 is an iconographic diver’s watch, a masterpiece of collaboration between Swiss designer Fabian Schwaerzler and Maurice de Mauriac. Within a short time she became another darling of our…


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It’s time for Antarctica!

Daisy Hessenberger walks through clear, piercing air—her breath hangs like fog around her face. A glance at her watch helps her to orient herself in a world seemingly without orientation….


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A Watch for Going Deep

In the city, out in the country and at sea


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The magic of the full of moon

Every second of time holds an incredible power. What happens throughout the entire world in just one second is almost incomprehensible. Watching the second hand continuously move around the dial…


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One million—two hours at a time.

Whenever people set out to accomplish something special and their values harmonise with those of Maurice de Mauriac, we do our best to support them. On 12 December 2017, four…


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An Interview With Industrial Designer Fabian Schwaerzler

For WatchTime’s Design Special 2018, on sale now and available for download in the WatchTime Shop, we sat down with several different design professionals — including independent industrial designers, freelance…


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Designbiennale Zurich

Design is an Economic Strength with Tremendous Power For this Reason We Have the Design Biennal Zurich In a world of excess, it is often only creativity, design, differentiation and…


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Why Women Wear Large Watches

It’s a Question of Proportions Many have already tried to explain the trend of women wearing larger watches. Some of these arguments are historical, anatomical, horological, philosophical and, of course,…


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The King is dead, long live the Queen!

The One and Only Mud Watch No one could have imagined that the Land Rover Defender, considered by many to be king among the vehicles, would one day stop being…


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L1

A Watch as minimal as its name We are one of only a handful of watch brands out there that will let you create a customized piece, designed to your…


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Deep Blue

Blue is matter-of-fact, blue is intellectual, blue is cold. All very true. Yet because blue watches are in great demand, we searched for a sensual blue. We sought to find…


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Bronze-Watches are alive

The play of colours present in the patina is what makes the metal bronze so extremely attractive for Maurice de Mauriac watches. Bronze watches take an active role in the lives of their wearers and show their true colour.The interplay of colours moves between gold, brown, black and greenish-blue.


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A Watch to submerge: L2

Very few people have ever had the chance to actually look at a diving watch 300 meters below the surface. And in the case of the L2, one would truly love to have the opportunity to savour it while floating weightless in the absolute silence of the deep blue depths.


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