#SIHH 2017: Interview with Nicolas Bos, CEO Van Cleef & Arpels

Nicolas Bos CEO Van Cleef & Arpels
Nicolas Bos CEO Van Cleef & Arpels

This year Van Cleef & Arpels sets new benchmarks. Listen to my conversation with the CEO and see the videos showing the Automate Fée Ondine and Lady Arpels Papillon Automate watch.  


Nicolas Bos and his team are creators of objects that make us dream. I have the utmost respect for these creations! Listen to Nicolas, he will tell you what it takes to bring them alive …


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Nicolas Bos CEO Van Cleef & Arpels
Nicolas Bos CEO Van Cleef & Arpels



Enchanting Nature comes to life as never before on the new Lady Arpels Papillon Automate watch. Equipped with a particularly sophisticated automaton module, it depicts the random fluttering of a butterfly, moving in accompaniment to the movements of the watch’s wearer….





The Automate Fée Ondine is the fruit of long years’ work and an intense collaboration with automaton maker François Junod, the project also owes its existence to the savoir-faire of the numerous craftsmen who have taken part in its creation.








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