Feb 24, 2016

Dominique Renaud, A Master Watchmaker Thinking Out Of The Box

Tags: APRP, Audemars Piguet, Dominique Renaud, IWC, Renaud et Papi

Dominique Renaud is an inventive and highly skilled watchmaker who came back to Switzerland after a few years spent in the south of France to present a very promising and possibly revolutionary invention. Before leaving, he was part of the Audemars Piguet Renaud & Papi team that he co-founded with Giulio Papi and Christophe Claret in the 1980s. Dominique Renaud was part of a group of famous and respected watchmakers whose names now grace horological history books -- watchmakers like Carole Forestier, now head of movement development at Cartier, and Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey, head of their own eponymous brand. Before introducing this new invention on the 9th of March, let's flash back and explore Dominique Renaud's history to understand a bit better who he really is.

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  • La Voltare

    La Voltare

    Cant wait to see what Renaud has developed, true high end watch making at it finest ty.

    Apr 16, 2016

  • Jason W

    Jason W

    Great job guys, keep it up!

    Mar 10, 2016

  • youtubister


    Quite a guy: an inspiration. Also, love the little watchmaker in the back at 4:37 :)

    Feb 28, 2016

  • baustard


    Did he just break the news of him inventing a new type of escapement?? Can't wait to see that!

    Feb 25, 2016

  • simon


    Amazing interview!

    Feb 25, 2016

  • GT


    It was very interesting to hear the back story of such an icon, now I now what the Renaud & Papi stands for if I talk about AP's R&D departement. After listening to Monsieur Renaud I am overly excited to see his new creation! The many teasers over the last few hours already shook me up. :-) Thank you for the insight and the great report. I'll write you in the beginning of March so that we can meet each other at Basel! Cheers, Giacomo

    Feb 24, 2016

  • yiannis merianos

    yiannis merianos

    history channel for watches! interesting man!

    Feb 24, 2016

  • sik59rt


    Please use a different color text. The yellow gets lost too easily

    Feb 24, 2016

  • 최금성


    so hard to follow

    Feb 24, 2016

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