For more than 170 years, Ulysse Nardin has forged ahead, anchored in seafaring history with sights set firmly on the horizon. For the next 170, the company aims to continue its course of independence and innovation, remaining steadfast in the pioneering precision that combines daring ingenuity with undeniable style.
WatchTime visited the “watchmaker of the oceans” in October 2018 to talk about company’s determination to master every aspect of the craft in-house, and some of the brand’s latest product innovations:
Chapter 1: The Brand
WatchTime met Ulysse Nardin’s CEO Patrick Pruniaux to hear more about his vision for the brand. Read more.
Chapter 2: The New Diver Chronometer
WatchTime also took the opportunity to talk with Patrick Pruniaux about the brand’s latest dive chronometer with Cal. 118 manufacture movement. Read more.
Chapter 3: The Brand’s Marine History
WatchTime talked with Massimo Bonfigli, Ulysse Nardin’s heritage director, about the brand’s rich history, and the latest watch dedicated to the partnership with US Navy, the Marine Torpilleur Military US Navy. Read more.
Chapter 4: The Freak
Ulysse Nardin’s Patrick Pruniaux and the company’s Head of Research and Development, Stéphane Von Gunten, talk about the award-winning Freak, known for its avant-garde design, and the first mechanical watch to introduce silicium escapement components. Read more.
Chapter 5: The Manufacture
The team at Ulysse Nardin explains what it means to master every aspect of the craft in-house, and how the collection is positioned. Read more.
Chapter 6: Donzé Cadrans Master Enamellers
WatchTime visited master enamellers Donzé Cadrans to meet with Claude Eric, Director of Ulysse Nardin’s dial manufacture. Read more.