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  • Aug 23, 2014
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XXIV Twenty-Four 2013

XXIV magazine brings together 24 of the region's most celebrated and influential names to discuss their concept of time.

Jewellers focus on preserving age-old craftsmanship while reinventing their signature innovations

Through cycles of boom and bust, jewellery has proven to be a buoy of glamour and innovation.

Tuesday, 12 November, 2013, 8:59pm

Durable ceramic is the modern material of desire

Fashioned out of ceramic and black zirconium oxide ceramic, Omega's "Dark Side of the Moon" is inspired by the watch used on six lunar missions.

12 Nov 2013 - 9:21pm

Groundbreaking technologies take watchmaking to another dimension

The first watch that doesn't require adjusting throughout its lifetime, this concept piece from Cartier uses breakthrough materials (carbon crystal and Zérodur) and technologies to protect the regulating components and keep them impervious to thermal variations and magnetic fields.

12 Nov 2013 - 9:11pm

Precious gems and materials make for sparkling new watches

Perfectly timed for the Year of the Snake, the latest Serpenti model features two coils in white gold with diamonds, agate and a mother-of-pearl dial. Another version comes in pink gold with onyx waves and a black sapphire dial.

12 Nov 2013 - 9:15pm

Theatrical traditions, wild animals and stalks of rye inspire a range of embellished timepieces

This grand complication model features a patent-pending mechanism, activated by a pushbutton on the crown, that pivots to reveal a 240-degree view of the handcrafted dial.

12 Nov 2013 - 9:16pm

Watchmakers shrink movements in the race for the most streamlined model

Inspired by an ultrathin pocketwatch launched by the brand in 1907, this new model has a knife-shaped case that’s only 4.05mm thick.

12 Nov 2013 - 9:33pm

Working to strict timeframes helps, says automotive designer Pinky Lai

Change over time is inevitable, but if one truly develops and improves, this change becomes something entirely more purposeful - an evolution.

15 Jul 2014 - 10:34pm

Mark Lui prefers to live in the moment

As one of Hong Kong's leading composers and producers over the past 20 years, Mark Lui has seen a lot of change in his profession. He's worked with some of the city's biggest names in pop, including Leon Lai, Kelly Chen, Justin Lo and Janice Vidal.

12 Nov 2013 - 8:56pm

Way of life: Eva Shivdasani's vision of slow living

Former top international model Eva Shivdasani, née Malmström, is known more today for her creative input in some of the world's most exclusive resorts. Shivdasani and her hotelier husband Sonu founded the Six Senses and Evason resorts and spas before selling both groups last year. Eva was the creative director, and Sonu was the CEO.

15 Jul 2014 - 5:40pm

Clive Owen: Acting is all about rhythm and timing

Even before he graduated from secondary school, Clive Owen knew what he wanted to do with his life.

15 Jul 2014 - 5:43pm