Time for street art


Graffiti, stencils, murals… the work of street artists is shaking up traditional watchmaking's collections, as demonstrated here.

Polyptyque Polyptych
Since its launch in 2000, the J12 has earned hi-tech ceramic its credentials as a precious material. This year, the J12 Untitled comes in a presentation set of 12 unique watches forming a polyptych and an abstract design conceived by the timewear creation studio.
18 place Vendôme, 1er – Tél. 01 40 98 55 55
42 avenue Montaigne, 8e – Tél. 01 40 98 54 55

American dream
Brand ambassador Shepard Fairey, the Los Angeles-based street artist, graphic designer and activist, has presented the Big Bang Meca-10 Shepard Fairey. Its unusual architectural design features stylised skeletonising revealing an original power-reserve indicator.
7 place Vendôme, 1er – Tél. 01 42 86 67 86
271 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 1er – Tél. 01 47 03 39 99

Vent d’Est From the East
Laurence Graff, founder of the eponymous jewellery house, is among the biggest collectors of contemporary art. From his workshops comes the MasterGraff Ultra Flat Tourbillon Graffiti channelling Japanese street art with all the skill of applied arts.
17 place Vendôme, 1er – Tél. 01 40 13 74 60

 Par Julie de los Rios