The F.P.Journe Restaurant: Where Haute Horlogerie Meets Haute Cuisine

Nowadays, in many industries, the phenomenon of collaborations is always growing. The world of watchmaking is certainly not exempt from this trend, from which we have seen the emergence of fantastic timepieces that are the result of the union with different worlds such as sports to name one. Today, however, dear friends of IWS, we […]

The Art Of F.P. Journe – The Biggest F.P. Journe Theme Auction Ever

Christie’s has announced the largest F.P. Journe thematic auction ever: The Art Of F.P. Journe. A collection of incredible lots to be auctioned on May 12 in Geneva, which we tell you about in this article. François-Paul Journe career Born in Marseille in 1957, François-Paul Journe began his career as a watchmaker at a young […]

F.P. Journe Presents The New Octa Automatique In The Collection For 2022

About a year ago F.P. Journe celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Octa caliber with the Octa Automatique Série Limité, today the independent brand presents the new Octa Automatique in the fixed collection with two brand new versions in rose gold or platinum. The basics of the new Octa Automatique The newcomers of F.P. Journe […]

The Vagabondage Collection by F.P. Journe

Un nome controverso per una collezione che ha subito raggiunto lo status di leggenda. Correvano gli anni ’90 quando un collezionista d’oltralpe chiese al giovane François Paul Journe di creare un segnatempo che si distaccasse completamente dal suo stile. Un’orologio che mostrasse l’ora in formato digitale. Da questa suggestione il maestro orologiaio trasse la sua […]

F.P. JOURNE presents the Octa Automatique 20th Anniversary

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Octa automatic movement, F.P. Journe presents a limited-99-pieces collection -F.P. Journe Octa Automatique 20th Anniversary- featuring a 40 mm platinum case, a rhodium-plated brass movement, and a satin-finished yellow gold dial. Since it was a tribute to the first edition of the watch, all its key elements are […]

F.P. Journe Chronomètre à Résonance: When Opposites Attract

Since before the Dutch physicist Christiaan Huygens invented the pendulum clock in 1656, anyone who measured time was constantly searching for what has always been considered the Grail: absolute precision.Physicists, masters of the matter, have always come to the rescue, helping us both to create increasingly reliable movements and machinery to measure accuracy. But when […]

F.P. Journe: The New Tourbillon Souverain Vertical

Innovative and revolutionary, François-Paul Journe dives in horology world since he was a kid and quickly begins to be charmed by complications, developing his first tourbillon pocket-watch at the age of 20. He managed to make his first tourbillon wristwatch in 1991. But we must wait until 1999, when he presented at Basel’s Fair the […]