For the “Short Supply Routes” special issue of JSH, she authored “Fashion business, a sector in quest of virtue“, a reference article on Ethics. Published in major national news media, she is also the editor of her own magazine, All-I-C.
«The study of Law leads to everything, and it brought me to Journalism. I’ve never left. I wrote for all the columns before opting for those wonderful fields where you meet personalities who create: art, fashion, watchmaking, jewelry, architecture, perfumes, beauty,» confesses she who, for 17 years, was the editor-in-chief of the Le Temps daily newspaper’s Hors-Séries, going from fashion shows to watch fairs, artists’ studios to craftsmen’s workshops. She was fortunate enough to meet the greatest couturiers and designers, namely Azzedine Alaïa, Karl Lagerfeld, Nicolas Ghesquière…, artists and photographers, such as Helmut Newton or Roy Liechtenstein… And the list is endless.
To make things change?
«The fact is that the power remains with the buyer: we also have the power to make things change, by not feeding a system that does not suit us,» points out this journalist renowned for her expertise and her independence.
The master of the house evokes this stainless steel foundry in his native country which on its own, not to mention its environmental pollution, swallows up 5% of Finnish electricity! Through a concrete commitment, he is expressing his awareness in addition to 900 references in house manufactured, which represent 16,000 annual components crafted and finished from steel, nickel silver, brass, silver, gold or titanium. Voutilainen initiates in his own way, the arrival of sustainable values in ultra-luxury. Time itself seems to have frozen up there, somewhere high above Fleurier.
Editor in chief & publisher of Swiss Watch Passport and JSH Magazine. Member of impressum, this native from Ivory Coast and descendant of a swiss family of watchmakers co-founded with Kenan Tegin at Ringier in 1993 the magazines Montres Passion & Uhren Welt and the Watch of the Year Award. Established in 2005, his news agency TàG Press +41, writes for about twenty media. He has been appointed as editors-in-chief of Journal Suisse d'Horlogerie (2008-2014), Heure Suisse/Schweiz and Année Horlogère, F/D/E (2011-2014), Watchonista.com (2013-2019). In 2019, he relaunched JSH Magazine and then, in 2021, builds on the bloghorloger.ch, his first editorial venture founded in 2003, to create the Swiss Watch Passport watchmaking online magazine. Joel Grandjean is a member of the SSC (Swiss Chronometry Society), and of the jury of the Gaïa Award (MIH)
The work of a lifetime, the book "Le Cadran" by Dr. Helmut Crott (edited by Joël A. Grandjean), the history of the dial in the 20th century, the prestigious history of the Stern dials and of a family that took over the Patek Philippe brand