Wolfgang Thöner, Head of Collection at the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, explains the impact of the Bauhaus School of Design – inspiration for Patek Philippe’s iconic Calatrava watch – and how its treasures are to be kept for future generations
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Industry of nations
A whistlestop tour of World’s Fairs
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The origins of many private American museums lie in the private collections amassed by the tycoons of the gilded age. Stacy Perman explains.
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The making of a brand
Peter York compares two very different advertising men of the 1950s and 60s, who led the scene on Madison Avenue at the time when Patek Philippe first truly established its brand in the modern world.
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Illustrating 175 years of Patek Philippe
Artist Nabil Nezzar explains how he created the stunning artwork for our special anniversary issue.
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Patek Philippe 175th Anniversary
Nick Foulkes chooses his favorite pieces from a special Christie’s auction in November 2014, celebrating Patek Philippe’s 175th anniversary.
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