A Dialogue with F.P. Journe — When Passion Trumps Business
A few weeks ago on Madison Avenue in New York, I had the pleasure of sitting down with watchmaking industry legend Francois-Paul Journe to discuss both the celebration of his past, and his plans for the future. This year marks the 25th anniversary of his first watch — the F.P. Journe Tourbillon. From this first piece through to present day, Journe continues to be regarded as one of the greatest masters of Haute Horlogerie, and a string of events in Manhattan brought together both fans and avid collectors of his timepieces. As we met in his flagship New York boutique on Madison I was eager to get a proper glimpse at the man behind the legend.