I saw on social networks an ‘eye‘ on a dial. Almost disturbing, inquisitive, confusing… Didn’t he have a more soothing visual?
Philippe Jacquin-Ravot, miniature artist and master enameller, a supporting member of the JSH Magazine family. A loyal follower with an active and prescriptive attitude. As a result, this former graduate of the Beaux-Arts in Lyon, a defender of handmade and unique creations, has gratified me with his galloping imagination spent working with materials, mother-of-pearl, glass, precious metals or any form of metallic surface. While mastering the enamel Grand Feu for small series and exceptional pieces. Fauna and flora delusions…
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